BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo Division of
University Advancement will sponsor a Women in Philanthropy Seminar
to be held from 12:30-2 p.m. May 18 in the Center for Tomorrow on
the UB North (Amherst) Campus.
The program will look at topics of critical importance to women
involved in fund-raising efforts in higher education and throughout
the nonprofit sector.
Keynote speaker will be Sondra Shaw-Hardy, JD, a nationally
recognized authority on the women's philanthropy movement.
Advancing women's involvement in philanthropy has been a
personal focus throughout Shaw-Hardy's 22-year career working in
development, management, legislative office, adult education and
President of the Women's Resource Center and co-chair of the
Three Generations Circle of Women Givers in Traverse City,
Michigan, Shaw-Hardy teaches fund raising at Northwestern Michigan
College, where she was a co-founder of a nonprofit certification
program. In addition, she has served as an elected official and has
extensive experience in fund raising in Michigan, Wisconsin and
She is co-author of "Reinventing Fundraising: Realizing the
Potential of Women's Philanthropy," and has written articles about
women's giving that have appeared in the Chronicle of Philanthropy,
Journal of the National Society of Fund Raising Executives and New
Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising. Her research about women
and philanthropy has been reported nationally in The New York
Times, The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe,
Family Circle, Health and others.
For more information on the seminar, call 645-2925 or email email@example.com.