Esprit de Femme Award
The LSU Women’s Center Esprit de Femme Award is an annual acknowledgement of a person
who has made exceptional efforts towards the advancement of women. We seek to honor
individuals that strive to enrich the lives of women in hope that others will follow
their example. This award honors an individual who makes exceptional efforts to assuage
the struggles of women in our community, state, and culture.
The qualifications for this accolade include (but are by no means limited to):
- elevating the status of women and improving policies that affect women in the state
- participating in the mentoring and betterment of women; generating and disseminating
knowledge concerning women’s health through research, teaching, and public presentations;
- significantly contributing to the arts, business and industry, as well as charity
and civic engagement that focuses on the needs of women;
- advocating for the upward mobility of women in our society.