Bethany Lutheran College junior Maddy Elmquist (South St. Paul, Minn.) was selected as a recipient of the Mankato Business Professional Women (MBPW) 2017 Scholarship Award at a recent MBPW meeting.
Elmquist is a junior majoring in both legal studies and psychology, and is currently interning at Christian Family Solutions. Since 1965, Christian Family Solutions has been a provider of Christian counseling, in-home care, and senior services for individuals, families, congregations, and communities.
Mankato Business Professional Women is part of the larger Minnesota Business & Professional Women (MFBPW) organization that has branches in six Minnesota cities.
The Mankato organization meets monthly and works under the direction of their mission statement that reads: “Working together to promote personal empowerment, professional development, and political awareness while creating an environment for building relationships and connecting the women of the greater Mankato area.”
The larger MFBPW, was organized in 1920, and is a non-profit, professional association guided by dedicated volunteers. These members benefit from networking, support and professional and personal development opportunities.