[What] Girls Inc. of St. Louis, 17th Annual Strong, Smart and Bold Luncheon. [Where] The Ritz Carlton. [Why] This year’s event will raise awareness and benefit their Project Accelerate Workforce Initiative, which is dedicated to addressing workplace inequalities, especially among women of color in leadership positions. [Who] President and CEO Cheryl Jones, Event Co-Chairs Kim Ausmer and Dana Lorberg, Board Chair Honorable Gloria Reno, Keynote speaker Cyan Kelley, emcee Rene Knott. [Highlights] Lunch, Recognition of 2023 Strong, Smart & Bold Honorees, Girls Inc. Performance, Recognition of Senior Scholarship Recipients.