Dr.Terry Neese, founder of the Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award Thursday night during The Journal Record’s Woman of the Year Gala, held at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.
Terry was recognized for her business savvy, political involvement, and contributions to empowering women both domestically and globally.
“It is a great honor to join the ranks of Mayor Patience Latting, Joan Gilmore, and Linda Haneborg in accepting this Lifetime Achievement Award,” says Dr. Neese. “This honor belongs to my family, my staff and my long-time colleagues who I have worked alongside to empower small business owners around the world.”
The Journal Record’s “50 Making a Difference” publication and the Woman of the Year Awards Gala are a special tribute to Oklahoma’s leading women. It is the state’s largest event honoring women and recognizes those who shine as leaders in the community and in their chosen fields.