United Way of the Midlands Women’s Tocqueville Initiative to Honor Diane Landen
The United Way of the Midlands (www.UnitedWayMidlands.org) Women’s Tocqueville Initiative proudly presented the 2018 Suzanne Scott “Giving from the Heart” Award to Diane (Diny) Nolan Landen on Thursday, September 6 during their bi-annual luncheon. The Women’s Tocqueville Initiative is comprised of women who donate $10,000 or more to the United Way of the Midlands campaign.
Suzanne Scott “Giving from the Heart” Award was created to honor Suzanne Scott. Every two years, the award is presented to a woman in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area who demonstrates thoughtful and philanthropic qualities. Previous award winners include Marian Andersen, 2014 and Cindy Bay, 2016.
Landen grew up in El Dorado, AR. After graduating from Southern Methodist University (SMU) with a bachelor’s degree in political science and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration, Landen moved to Omaha with her husband Jim. She founded KKCD radio station and served as the co-owner of a publishing company and local magazine in Omaha. She is currently active in board and management roles in companies involved in radio broadcasting and natural resources.
Landen is distinguished by her involvement in many charitable organizations and philanthropic causes, including United Way of the Midlands, Project Harmony, Joslyn Art Museum, SMU’s Dedman College Executive Committee, Girls Inc., American Red Cross, and the Vision Committee for the Lauritzen Gardens Antique Show. Within United Way of the Midlands, Landen has chaired the Board of Directors, the Planning and Allocation Committee, and the first Tocqueville Women’s Initiative Advisory Committee.
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