Women & Philanthropy

Empowering Women Through

Passion, Purpose, Philanthropy

Women & Philanthropy celebrates and elevates women’s philanthropy by inspiring and engaging a diverse group of women to create positive impacts at Colorado State University and beyond. It was designed as University Advancement’s response to President Tony Frank’s charge to make CSU the best place for women to work and learn. Philanthropy is a vital to the overall success of supporting this charge and the University’s land-grant mission.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

VOICES OF IMPACT

ZUBAIDA BAI

CSU alumna Zubaida Bai’s clean birth kits have impacted more than 600,000 mothers and babies worldwide. Learn how she developed the business as a student in CSU’s Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise M.B.A.

KIM JORDAN

CSU alumna and New Belgium Brewing Company’s co-founder and CEO, Kim Jordan, has made a radical impact on the CSU community and beyond through giving. Watch her video and learn more about what inspires her to give.

IMPACT IN ACTION
On March 21, the CSU community and friends came together for Radical Generosity, a Women & Philanthropy symposium featuring keynote speaker Vicki Saunders, CSU President Tony Frank, and others leaders. The event explored ways to empower women to discover their philanthropic passions and commitment to CSU and improving our world. Read story here.

NEWS & EVENTS

CONGRATULATIONS LAURA JENSEN!
Laura Jensen has been named vice provost for planning and effectiveness. Full story.

RICHARDSON DESIGN CENTER BEAM RAISING CEREMONY
Raise a glass to Nancy and Curt Richardson as we celebrate the final beam rising at the Richardson Design Center. Full story.

CONGRATULATIONS LESLIE TAYLOR!
Leslie Taylor has been named VP of Enrollment and Access. Full story.

UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS EVENTS
View upcoming events here.

FOCUS-FINDING RESEARCH

Women are drivers in the world economy. They generate $13 trillion in total yearly earnings, represent 45 percent of all U.S. millionaires, and stand to inherit 70 percent of the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in history. Colorado State University recognizes the power of women in philanthropic decisions and is dedicated to learning more about the thoughts and inspiration that drive these decisions and the perceptions and underlying stereotypes surrounding philanthropy. Please take a moment to see our findings below.

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Get Involved

Let's celebrate the impact women donors make on our community. Receive special event invitations and information about new programs and accomplishments, and connect with other outstanding women philanthropists in your community.

TIME AND TALENT: To give of your time and talents and make a difference, please contact Brittany.s.johnson@colostate.edu or call her at (970) 491-2264. As we learn of opportunities at Colorado State for you to share your time and talents, we will post them on this website.

   

CSU Women & Philanthropy is a proud Mission Sponsor of United Way of Larimer County’s WomenGive program.