Women's Programs

GW’s Women and Philanthropy Forum explores the critically important role that women play in enhancing human welfare through their visionary philanthropy.  For more information about the Forum, please visit this link.

2014 Forum Participants:

  • Peggy Cooper Cafritz, CCAS BA '68, LAW JD '71, CCAS HON '11 (Afternoon Keynote Speaker)
    Former President of Board of Education of Washington, DC; Arts and Education Advocate; Philanthropist

  • Annemargaret Connolly, Law JD '88

  • Jeniffer Harper-Taylor
    President, Siemen's Foundation

  • Diane Lebson, ESIA BA '92 (Panel Moderator)
    Director, Women in Philanthropy
    The American Red Cross

  • Heather Nesle, CCAS BA '97, MTA '99 GWSB

  • President and Head of Corporate Responsibility, New York Life Foundation

  • Marisa Ranieri, ESIA '12
    Founder of The Nyota Fund

For questions, please contact Karen White @ kswhite@gwu.edu

Women and Philanthropy GWebinars are free, one hour sessions led by experts within GW's Women and Philanthropy community.  The webinars provide valuable information to all alumni while highlighting the expertise within our Women & Philanthropy community. 

Make a Lasting Impact in Your Community
Live Webinar:  May 23, 2013, 12 – 1 pm EDT
Presenter:  Founder of Impact Austin, Rebecca Powers, will share what she’s learned about leadership, role modeling and ‘paying it forward’ as a result of her efforts.

How Women Lead: Harnessing the Power of Philanthropy to Create Change
Featuring:  Dr. Sharon Hadary, GWSB DBA '75
Recorded:  April 24, 12 – 1 pm

15 Financial Myths Demystified
Featuring:  Candace G. Kaplan, CCAS BA '70, and Sarah B. Kaplan, RHU
Recorded:  Feb. 2, 2012

The Giving Decision - Being a Smart Donor is No Accident
Featuring:  Alexandra S. Garcia,
ESIA MA '12
Recorded:  Dec. 6, 2011

Financial Planning - You, Your Money and Your Future
Featuring:  Christina M. O'Connell, GWSB BBA '84
Recorded:  Oct. 19, 2011

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