ADVERTISEMENT

Miss America 2014, Nina Davuluri, will address a luncheon hosted by the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 15 in the Twentieth Century Club, 595 Delaware Ave.

Davuluri was among more than 13,000 women nationwide who competed for the title of Miss America 2014. In addition to being crowned the winner of it $50,000 scholarship award, she is the first person of Asian-Indian descent to wear the crown.

The Syracuse native’s remarks at the luncheon will focus on “Celebrating Diversity Through Cultural Competency.”

“Erie County has a very diverse and multicultural population, so her perspectives will be welcome and thought-provoking,” said Sawrie Becker, executive director of the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women.

Luncheon tickets are $45 and are available by calling (716) 858-8307 or by visiting www.eventbrite.com.

Erie County Commission on the Status of Women is tasked to ensure that women have access to resources so they can fully participate on issues that have an impact on their lives.