Summer 2021 Newsletter

We are excited that the University of Kentucky is open for business! After a long year for all, we welcome the return of students, athletic events and the busy schedules that come with kicking off another academic year. Proposals are being submitted for our consideration this fall. We cannot wait to share those and other activities with you in the coming months.  


2020 Awards

Our most recent awards totaled $217,342 and supported six campus programs. This brings our cumulative giving to $2,484,392.   

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Student Profile - Kyra Seevers

Professor Brent Seales received a note of thanks from the parents of a former student, thanking him for the many opportunities their daughter received while conducting research in his lab. He quickly let us know that W&P made her work with him possible. See where Kyra Seevers landed after graduation and watch a short video about what she was able to do thanks to our funding.  

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Member Spotlight

Linda Gorton and Alicia McCorvey both joined the Women & Philanthropy Network in 2009. They have been active members and have both previously served on the Leadership Council. 

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Read how to assist the Membership Committee in identifying potential new members as we strive to expand our organization in 2021. Let’s collectively engage and recruit ladies to join this special network!   

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Leadership Council

Are you interested in a leadership position with the Women and Philanthropy Network? Consider volunteering to serve on the leadership council. We will soon begin recruiting 10 women to serve a three-year term from 2022-2024.   

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Tribute to Myra Tobin

Remembering one of our Charter Members, Myra Tobin ’62, who passed away on April 29, 2021.  

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| June 2021