The New Orleans Saints welcomed Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) of New Orleans to the team facility Monday.
Assistant Director of Community Affairs Elicia Broussard-Sheridan, Executive Assistant to EVP/CFO Jeanne Brown, Corporate Partnerships Service Manager Keira Durrette, Assistant Comptroller Margaret Lewis, Manager of Suite Services Missy Pender and Youth Programs Intern Sam Lee spoke to the group for two hours in the team meeting room.
The Saints staff spoke to the group about each of their responsibilities and how they started working in the sports world.
WOW works nationally to build pathways to economic independence for America's families, women and girls. WOW has a distinctive history in changing the landscape of women and work.
For more than 40 years, WOW has helped women learn to earn, with programs emphasizing literacy, technical and nontraditional skills, the welfare-to-work transition, career development, and retirement security. Since 1964, WOW has trained more than 10,000 women for well-paid work in the DC area.