Jan Henrie was an active and successful student leader on the Wichita State University campus, graduating with her Bachelor's degree in 1969. Following graduation, she enrolled in the School of Law at Southern Methodist University, and earned her J.D. degree in 1972. She practiced law in both Texas and Kansas. During the 1980' s, she served as the Assistant Dean in the College of Law at the University of Houston. In addition to her contributions to the legal profession, Jan became a successful business woman and entrepreneur.
The Jan Henrie Women's Leadership Fund will stand in tribute to Jan's perseverance and personal leadership traits and her belief in affirming the leadership potential in all women.