Giving to Duke

  • Meet the New WIN Scholars

    June 18, 2019

    Rising juniors Sweta Kafle and Jamiee Williams have been named the newest WIN Scholars. Their selection brings the total number of young women who have received partial financial aid support from the WIN Scholarship Endowment to six.   Continue Reading

  • Ready to Launch

    June 10, 2019

    With their time at Duke coming to a close, Idalis and Katie reflected on the highs and lows they had experienced since joining the Class of 2019: The exhilaration of being admitted with full financial aid. The questioning and self-doubt they struggled with as they navigated social and academic obstacles. The complicated challenges of familial expectations and long-distance romantic relationships. The excitement of heading to graduate schools to pursue degrees. And the gratitude of being selected as the inaugural Duke Women’s Impact Network (WIN) Scholars.  Continue Reading

  • Women on a Mission: Isela Bahena M.B.A.’04

    March 8, 2019

    Isela Bahena M.B.A.’04 has dedicated much of her giving to Duke to providing equitable access to education for students at The Fuqua School of Business. She believes that now is the time for women to show their economic power with philanthropy.  Continue Reading

  • Closing Gaps for Women in Finance

    February 25, 2019

    As the parent of a college-aged daughter, I’ve watched how academic decisions that first- or second-year students make can open — or close — certain professional paths.   Continue Reading

  • Women on a Mission: Sarah Dodds-Brown ’95

    March 8, 2015

    As a young person, I participated in and supported organizations focused on ending the apartheid regime in South Africa, and I organized the fundraising effort of a student organization in my high school to sponsor a child in Burkina Faso.  Continue Reading

  • Women on a Mission: Katherine Upchurch MD ’76

    March 8, 2015

    I hope that Duke can continue to nurture the concept of cross-disciplinary collaboration in the quest to solve critical local, national, and global problems. This innovative approach, when coupled with “outrageous ambitions,” will lead to successes that could not be achieved in other ways.   Continue Reading

  • Women on a Mission: Katy Hollister ’81

    March 8, 2015

    Early in my career, after being at Deloitte only a few years, I began to realize that being involved in the local community was an important part of building a professional network. So I joined the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, which awards grants to local nonprofit organizations.  Continue Reading

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