The Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy (OMWC) is an innovative and groundbreaking program at the University of Mississippi that provides scholarships and counsel for students destined to be leaders.
Helmed by an accomplished cadre of female leaders and philanthropists, the OMWC provides scholarships for tuition and books for young men and women, as well as guidance and training in leadership skills, career development, and personal growth throughout the students’ tenure at the university.
Scholars are guided by career mentors and sitting members of the OMWC and participate in leadership training, mentoring, community service projects, cultural enrichment activities and alumni networking.
2015 Legacy Award presented by CSpire to honor Charles Overby
Charles L. Overby – a champion of the First Amendment and the free press – has been selected to receive the 2015 Legacy Award presented by the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy. Read More…
Join the Rose Society
An annual gift of $1,000 for a Rose Society membership may be designated for yourself or as a gift to honor a special woman in your life. 100 percent of your contribution directly impacts student programming. Members will be invited to all OMWC events, as well as an annual signature event limited to Rose Society membership. Read More…
What is PULSE?
PULSE is a two-day sophomore leadership workshop that brings together sophomore students from a variety of roles on campus to learn about themselves and their leadership potential. Through participation in the program, students will be exposed to various concepts of leadership that will assist them in becoming more aware of themselves and the realization that leadership is an expression of self and a means of serving, inspiring and empowering others.
Learning Outcomes for PULSE:
- Identify and apply knowledge about their behavior style in leadership roles.
- Understand there are many types of leadership and be willing to adapt depending on the situation or need.
- Appreciate the need to develop interpersonal skills in a leadership role (i.e. communication skills, relationship building, empathy, etc.)
- Gain an understanding of how leadership applies in the real world.