Findlay to Hold Women in Philanthropy Kickoff Event Oct. 12
A Women in Philanthropy event will be held on The University of Findlay campus from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in Winebrenner Theological Seminary. Women and men of all ages are welcome.
The event, hosted jointly by the presidents of Bowling Green State University, Otterbein University and The University of Findlay, is the first of three Women in Philanthropy programs planned over the course of three years.
General admission is $25. University students may attend at no cost if they register in advance. Faculty and staff members from any of the three host institutions may attend for $15. Lunch is included. To register, call the UF Box Office at 419-434-5335 or go online at Findlay.edu, Keyword: womeninphilanthropy. Registration deadline is Oct. 4.
Betty Montgomery, former Attorney General for the state of Ohio, will offer the keynote address, “Women in Philanthropy: Making a Difference,” at 11 a.m.
In addition to Montgomery’s keynote address, the day also will include a panel discussion with Anne Pramaggiore, moderator, president and chief executive officer of ComEd; and panelists Marcia Sloan Latta, Ed.D., Findlay’s vice president for university advancement; Nadine Block, founder of the Center for Effective Discipline, representing Otterbein; and Jaclyn Schalk, assistant director of gift planning and director of development at Bowling Green State University.
Focus group topics in the afternoon will be Getting Started in Philanthropy: Following Your Passion; Making a Difference: Using Your Time, Talent and Treasure for the Greater Good; and Leaving a Legacy: Planning for Future Generations.
The Women in Philanthropy event will be hosted at Otterbein in 2015 and at Bowling Green State University in 2016.