Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM CDT
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Southeastern Alumni Association 
500 W University Ave
Hammond, LA 70401

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Dawn Forshag-Cazedessus, President

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The Southeastern Alumni Association is nearly 70,000 alumni strong and filled with generations of proud lions. We are here to connect alumni to Southeastern, to other Lions 4 Life,  and to the traditions that link one generation of alumni to another. Through meaningful programs and events, we create opportunities for alumni to connect, grow and give back to the University in person or online.                                              

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Join us for the July Tangipahoa Professional Women's Luncheon to be held at Southeastern's Alumni Center.   Networking begins at 11:30 am; official business will start at 12:00 noon. Hammond City Council President and local attorney Carlee White Gonzales will share her thoughts on "Wearing All the Hats - One woman's perspective on leadership, entrepreneurship, motherhood and trying to do it all." She will also conduct the swearing in of our 2019-2020 Board of Directors. 

                                    Carlee White Gonzales

Carlee White Gonzales is a proud Hammond native. She became a 4th generation small business owner by opening her solo law practice blocks from childhood home. She specializes in Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate Law. In 2018, Carlee won a seat on the Hammond City Council and was unanimously elected as the Council President. She was recently named a Super Lawyer’s Rising Star and a Daily Star Top Forty Under 40. She fulfilled her lifelong dream in 2014 when her son, Frederic was born. She is happily married to Dr. Ryan Gonzales, another Hammond small business owner and chiropractor.

About TPW:

TPW is an organization which has a primary focus to support women in business.   The mission of this local organization is to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information. TPW understands the constant challenges you face professionally and personally every day.  TPW will give you access to resources, skills, and networks necessary to help you tackle these challenges and achieve the goals that you have set for yourself and your business endeavor.

The Tangipahoa Professional Women award scholarships to deserving women.  Each year, the TPW awards scholarships to Tangipahoa Parish women to help them pursue an education that will enable them to be part of this parish’s growing women’s workforce.