Harnessing the energy of women to help shape Colgate through philanthropic support, the council builds community among Colgate women seeking to make a transformational impact on students and the institution.
Contributions from WLC members have touched every corner of Colgate’s campus.
News and Updates
Colgate University Announces the Thirteen Women Initiative
Thirteen women graduates of the University have each stepped forward with $1 million gifts to the University to support the Third-Century Plan, a long-term road map for Colgate’s future.
Colgate taught me the importance of determination, perseverance, teamwork, and caring about something bigger than yourself. It's an honor to stand with my fellow alumnae and WLC members to ensure that current and future female students are afforded every opportunity to thrive and be who they want to be.Katie Roberts ’01 Women’s Leadership Council Member
Become a Member
Join us as we cultivate the next era of alumnae leaders and help shape Colgate’s third century.
Each member of the Women's Leadership Council makes a $50,000 commitment over five years. More recent graduates can become members with a $25,000 commitment over five years.