Women's Empowerment Luncheon 2021





2021 Women's Empowerment Lunch Speaker

"Signal Before Changing Lanes: Empower Your Brand"



Crystal R. Coel, Asst. Dean, Student Affairs & Diversity, U of L Brandies School of Law will be the keynote speaker November 4th, 2021 at the 19th Annual Women’s Empowerment Luncheon for the University of Louisville Women’s Center.

Dean Coel has over 30 years of experience in higher education with various leadership positions. Her resume speaks to a career of student-focused service. Her leadership embodies: mediocrity is never an option.

The event takes place at 11:30 a.m. virtually via Microsoft Teams. The presenter will share parts of her journey, and how her personal brand has developed over the past 30 years despite encountering some negative people, places and things along the way. She will discuss how understanding the components that help empower your brand, can aid your pathway to success.

These awards will be presented: The Tachau Gender Equity Award, the Nichols Professional Development Award, and special recognitions.


Gender Equity Tachau Award - To be announced.

Dr. M. Celeste Nichols Award - To be announced.