Nora Truss

Chicago State University

Golden Women Main Scholarship Winner


Pursuing Bachelors Degree in Business










Why continuing an education is so important to her:

Continuing my education is very important to me because it will enable me to obtain a better job position and serve my constituents in the business field more effectively and efficiently.



Nora is/was apart of:


Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Lambda Iota Chapter


Member of the Ministerial Alliance at Sweet Holy Spirit Church, Bishop Larry D. Trotter, Senior Pastor, www.sweetholyspiritonline.org. 


Elder Designated (Minister) and Sunday School Teacher 


College Academic Guide at City Colleges of Chicago (CCC)-Olive Harvey 


Business/Accounting Tutor


Student Ambassador for City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) campus 


Volunteer for Sweet Holy Spirit Church Mission




Nora, what does the term “Golden Women” mean to you?


To me the term "Golden Women" means being a woman who can achieve her goals in life while defeating obstacles, pressing towards her destiny by taking advantage of her golden connections and opportunities with faith, hope, and love. 




Nora, describe something that is plaguing young women today and explain what can be done to turn it around? What can you do to help?


Disrespect is plaguing young women today. In many cases respect in the homes have not been taught, so the way young women are mistreated out in the world causes a misconception of what respect truly means. Once we allow the unaware respect behavior to overtake us it gets worst. For example: A young man takes a young woman out on a date and during the date things transpire sexually and the young women gives in. The next day, week or month the young lady has not even heard from the young man. Was she being used for sexual activity? Perhaps, Why? Because of many reasons but to state my case perhaps she wasn't taught at home how to be responsible for her own body. The disrespect cannot continue so therefore I teach one and pray that she reach one and the respect goes on. Truly I teach about numerous topics concerning women. My main objective is to teach strengthen, empower, how to love and how to love the Master, our Lord, and Savior, Jesus Christ. Once I get them to go to meet Him at the well (studying the word of God) and they drink (of His powerful Word) they never thirst.