Mission: To celebrate and amplify the alumnae impact on the College and on the world by building connections and philanthropic support.

Kenyon alumnae give back in a variety of inspiring ways — to their communities, their families, their professions and their alma mater. 

Our new volunteer-driven event series, Kenyon Women Giving Back, celebrates these philanthropic alumnae, honors their contributions and shares the important stories of how Kenyon women are impacting the world collectively.

Each Kenyon Women Giving Back event focuses on a small group of alumnae who share common philanthropic goals — whether it be where they choose to give back, how they choose to give back or what they choose to give back. 

Past Events

Kenyon Women Giving Back: Advancing Equity in STEM | March 21, 2023
Watch event recording

Kenyon Women Giving Back: Environmental Justice | Oct. 18, 2022
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Reunion 2022 Keynote Discussion on American Democracy
with Congresswoman Lizzie Pannill Fletcher '97 (D-TX) and prominent Republican strategist Sarah Longwell '02

panel discussion

Kenyon Women Giving Back: In Knox County  |  March 22, 2022
Watch the event recording  |  Read about the event

Kenyon Women Giving Back: As Nonprofit Leaders  |  Nov. 18, 2021 
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Learn More

Interested in suggesting a topic or speaker for the Kenyon Women Giving Back series? Contact Director of Alumni & Parent Engagement Annie Gordon to learn more about the series and to get involved.

Thank you to our steering commitee!

These women are leading the volunteer-driven event series, Kenyon Women Giving Back.

Allison (Williams) Armstrong '04
Luisa Barone Gantt, staff liaison
Dr. M. Phoebe Brown '79, co-chair
Larae Bush Schraeder '97
Rose (Brintlinger) Fealy '84, past member
Annie Gordon, staff liaison
Una I. 
(Slevin) Fogarty '90, co-chair
Nina P. Freedman '77, past chair
Eliza Winans Rossman '84, past chair
Sonya M. Pryor-Jones '94, past member
Anna N. Salzberg '09
Christine Gould Sharkey '80
Tracey Wilson, staff liaison

The Kenyon Women Giving Back steering committee is challenging Kenyon alumnae to support the Kenyon Women’s Annual Scholarship, which since its inception in 2020 has provided over $200,000 in current use dollars to Kenyon women students.

Make a gift to the Kenyon Women’s Annual Scholarship.

To learn more about the series or to get involved, contact Annie Gordon.

Get Involved

Support Women at Kenyon Our data from 2017-18 suggests that although women are more engaged with Kenyon than their male counterparts, they do not lead with philanthropy as strongly as men. In the ongoing Our Path Forward campaign, roughly one-third of giving is coming from women. Join us to change that.

Kenyon Women’s Annual Scholarship

Gifts to the Kenyon Fund to support this scholarship can make an immediate impact for a deserving student who identifies as female.

Kenyon Women’s Endowed Scholarship

Created to honor the 50th anniversary of women coming to Kenyon, this need-based scholarship will be given each year to a deserving student who identifies as female.

Campaign Impact

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Kenyon women drive creation of new women’s scholarships

Following celebration of 50 years of women at Kenyon, the alumnae-led Kenyon Women Giving Back series keeps the focus on the role of women at Kenyon.

West Quad

Leaving Their Marks

As Kenyon's new Chalmers Library takes shape, three women name key spaces.

Giving Back in Knox County

Knox County alumnae discuss their philanthropic support and its impact at the local level.