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.
Charles Overby Receives the 2015 Legacy Award
Charles Overby was honored with the Legacy Award by the Ole Miss Women’s Council with a reception held April 17 at the Brandt-Memory House and a dinner at Carrier House on April 18, 2015. Overby is the former CEO of the Freedom Forum and he currently chairs the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at Ole Miss. 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…