The Junior League of Dallas (JLD), presenting sponsor Mary Kay Inc. and Dr Pepper Snapple Group, will award $40,000 in collegiate scholarships to 10 college-bound women in the Dallas area. The 2018 Women LEAD speech competition and awards ceremony will take place March 22, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at Junior League of Dallas Headquarters.
The special evening will feature speeches from each of the 10 senior female finalists. In the oratory competition, students will share their post college dream, as well as the barriers that may stand in their way and the entrepreneurial traits that will help them overcome these barriers and make their mark on the world.
Following the speeches, the judging panel will determine the winners and award a total of $40,000 in college scholarship funds to all 10 students based on the merits of their scholarship application and speech presentation.