|Desiree Rogers, RA'77|
CEO of Johnson Publishing Company
On Wednesday, February 26, 2014, Josephinum Academy will welcome 300 of its friends and supporters, consisting of some of Chicago's finest civic and public leaders, to the Union League Club of Chicago for its annual Winter Lunch. This year's keynote speaker will be Desiree Rogers, former White House Social Secretary, and current CEO of Johnson Publishing Company and Chairman of Choose Chicago. Rogers is a 1977 alumna of the Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans known as The Rosary. Proceeds from Josephinum's Winter Lunch benefit scholarships and programs for current students.
Josephinum Academy is an all-girls Catholic high school in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. It is one of twenty-two Network of Sacred Heart schools in the United States. For 123 years, Josephinum has been educating and empowering young women to become confident, faith-filled leaders. Every day, 197 students travel from 39 zip codes around the Chicagoland area to receive the quality education that will prepare them for college and life after academia.
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