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.
2014 Legacy Award presented by CSpire to honor Barksdales
Visionary champions for education Jim (BBA ’65) and Donna Barksdale of Jackson, Miss., have been jointly tapped for the fourth Legacy Award From the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy (OMWC) and will be honored during April 11 events at the University of Mississippi. 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…