The Women’s Commission of Southwest Louisiana, Inc. was organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes in 1990. We are very proud to be celebrating our milestone 30th Anniversary in 2021!

Overall Mission: To educate, empower, and expand the status of women living in Southwest Louisiana.

Major Efforts:  

  • Annual Fall Conference for Women – held annually on the 3rd Thursday in October Signature Event
  • Mentorship Program – Jr. Women’s Conference to educate and encourage future women leaders
  • Leadership opportunities and networking support for women
  • Multiple Scholarships awarded annually to non-traditional women attending SOWELA Technical Community College or McNeese State University
  • Commissioners also serve as a volunteer force supporting many other non-profit groups throughout Southwest Louisiana.

Are you interested in sponsoring our 2021 Conference?

Through donations, our sponsors underwrite the majority of the cost of the Fall Conference which helps keep the cost of attending the conference to a minimum for participants.