Author and poet Vanessa Shields (BA 2002) will deliver the keynote address at a luncheon May 10 honouring women engaged in improving Windsor-Essex.
The “Celebrating Women who Inspire Us” event is sponsored by the United Way of Windsor-Essex County and the associated group Women Leading the Way.
Shields, a communications grad, is the author of the books I am that Woman, Look at Her, and Laughing through a Second Pregnancy.
Tickets to the luncheon, at the Fogolar Furlan Club of Windsor, are available until May 3 and cost $35 per person. Organizers ask guests to bring a children’s book to be donated to the United Way’s summer lunch program. Find more information, including registration details, at www.weareunited.com/CelebrateWomen.