Keynote Speaker for Women Center's Empowerment Luncheon Announced

Keynote Speaker for Women Center's Empowerment Luncheon Announced

Guest Speaker Sadiqa N. Reynolds

Luncheon Theme “Silence is Deadly”

Sadiqa N. Reynolds is the President and CEO of Louisville Urban League.  Her appointment made her the first woman to hold this title in the organizations history.  She has previously served as Chief for Community Building in the Office of Mayor Fischer where she managed approximately 1500 employees who operate the city’s Parks, Public Health and Wellness Programs, Animal Services, Human Relations Commission, Libraries, Zoo, Community Services, and the Office for Safe Healthy Neighborhoods.   Sadiqa serves on several boards or committees throughout the city, including, Fund for the Arts, the Depression Center and Metro Bank.

She has been and continues to be a dedicated public servant and trail blazer.  She has served as District Judge for the 30th Judicial Court.  She was also the first African American woman to clerk for the Kentucky Supreme Court when she served as chief  law clerk for Chief Justice Robert F. Stephens.  Her life as a public servant has also included being the first African American to serve as the Inspector General for the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services.  There she worked to ensure regulatory compliance and integrity in programs and facilities responsible for providing quality health care, child care and related services.

Sadiqa earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Louisville and her law degree from the University of Kentucky.  She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Bates Memorial Baptist Church.

The Luncheon will be held November 10th, 2015 11:30a.m. - 1p.m. at the University Club on the UofL Belknap Campus.


For reservations call (502) 852-8976 by Nov. 4, 2015

Open to all. Admission: $50 per person; $400 /table of 8

Charge cards, checks and IUT’s accepted. Student sponsorship encouraged.