Network Power/Texas is a 501(c)(3) support group for women, founded in 1980, whose purpose is to promote equity and self-sufficiency for women through educational programs, activities and services. It is funded through a $25 membership fee, grants and personal donations.
The organization provides three main sources of services to women:
Scholarship Named for Dr. Alice Johnson
Network Power Texas lost a powerful women's advocate when Dr. Alice Johnson passed away this year. Dr. Johnson was a champion of Network Power Texas on the San Antonio College campus. She supported our organization with her energy, presence and in many other ways.
In honor of Dr. Johnson, Network Power Texas will be presenting a scholarship in her honor during the 2016 WE Conference. If you would like to donate to this scholarship, please click on this link:
ABOUT DR. ALICE JOHNSON
After attending Odessa College, Alice Johnson received her B.A., M.L.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Texas Woman’s University. Her work experience includes the Science Library at the University of North Texas, several positions culminating as Coordinator of Public Services at Texas Woman’s University, and corporate librarian for I.B.M. Corporation. During this time she also was a consultant and established libraries for SOHIO Petroleum and Frito-Lay in Dallas. She was active in the Denton Chamber of Commerce. In 1984 Governor Mark White named her an Admiral in the Texas Navy for her work in preserving archival material on the history of Texas women.
In 1992 Dr. Johnson joined the administration of San Antonio College as Library Director. During this time, the Library added an online catalog, numerous computers, and began purchasing computerized databases. Her area of responsibility was the Library. Dr. Johnson’s hobbies included collecting cookbooks, gardening, and reading. She was an active church member and serves on several committees.