American Business Women’s Association Career Chapter of Topeka recognized Dr. Grace Morrison as the Woman of Distinction at the 34th Annual Woman of Distinction Scholarship Luncheon on March 9, 2016. The ABWA Career Chapter Scholarship Luncheon raises funds for Washburn University and Washburn Tech scholarships. With the addition of the VIP event, The Many Faces of Grace, held on March 8, 2016 showcasing the talents of Grace Morrison and a special auction, the ABWA Career Chapter surpassed all their goals with the highest gross and net dollars raised for the event to date.
The ABWA Career Chapter Scholarship Luncheon and Woman of Distinction has raised more than $350,000 in scholarship funds assisting more than 500 students pursuing degrees at Washburn University and the Washburn Institute of Technology over the past 34 years.
Dr. Morrison, a Topeka native and Shawnee Heights High School graduate, has delivered approximately 5,000 babies and performed countless surgeries as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist at Lincoln Center OB-GYN in Topeka. During that time, she also served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at her alma mater, the University of Kansas, School of Medicine.
Dedicated to making the world a better place, Dr. Morrison shares her time and wisdom to make her profession and her community better. Currently, Dr. Morrison is an active member of First United Methodist Church; Topeka Opera Society Concert Association; Minerva Club of Topeka, and Philanthropic Educational Organization, EP Chapter. She serves on the board of directors for the Topeka Community Concert Association, Topeka Civic Theatre, Downtown Topeka Rotary, and Topeka Community Foundation.
Dr. Morrison’s greatest passion is creating beautiful music to bring joy to those who listen. She is a soprano for the First United Methodist Church choir, Topeka Festival Singers and the Topeka Civic Theatre.
ABWA Career Chapter’s mission is to nurture women and all people through leadership, education, recognition, community presence, and the principles and practices of the ABWA. The ABWA Career Chapter meets over the noon hour on the third Tuesday of each month at Capitol Plaza Hotel.