What is Women and Philanthropy?

Our Mission

Women and Philanthropy connects and empowers a broad community to elevate women and philanthropy at Colorado State University. We recognize the power of women and strive to connect them with their passions at CSU so that, through philanthropy, the world’s biggest challenges are solved.

How Women and Philanthropy Began

Women and Philanthropy was designed as University Advancement’s response to CSU’s 14th President, Tony Frank’s, charge to make CSU the best place for women to work and learn. Philanthropy is vital to the overall success of supporting this charge and the University’s land-grant mission.

Oct. 8 | Women and Philanthropy and ACT Human Rights Film Festival present “Euphoria of Being” – Film Screening and Community Conversation
Nov. 5 | Learn about Dr. Marcela Henao-Tamayo’s active Tuberculosis research and her experiences as a woman in a STEM field.
Dec. 8 | Hear from Dr. Blanche Hughes, Vice President of Student Affairs, along with current students as they share their reflections on the fall semester.

The health and safety of our CSU family and the communities we call home is our number one priority. We encourage you to visit CSU’s Safety website for the latest information on the impacts of and response to COVID-19, and to practice recommended safety measures at home and while you’re out to help stop the spread of the virus.

Make Your Impact

With a minimum of a $50 annual gift to the fund(s) that connect to your heart, you are eligible to join Women and Philanthropy. Once you have made your gift, we invite you to join our community and connect with events, programs, and communications that highlight, celebrate, and elevate women and philanthropy at CSU. 

Slam poet writes "Building a World" poem for Women in Science Symposium