Women in Philanthropy
About the Event
April Educational Luncheon
When women make a gift, are in a leadership position, or volunteer their time to a nonprofit or charitable organization, they tend to base their efforts on solid principles such as compassion, values, vision, and responsibility.
Learn from Martha A. Taylor, a pioneering and innovative thought leader in philanthropy, as she explores how women's philanthropy has led the way in virtually reinventing the world of fundraising and ways of giving. Taylor will share new ways to better engage women in giving, as well as insights into developing women leaders in the nonprofit arena, in order to shape the future for the better.
About Our Speaker:
Martha A. Taylor has worked in every area of development. As a Vice President of the University of Wisconsin Foundation since 1975, Taylor has been a key player in the growth of one of the most successful institutionally related foundations in the country. She was the first woman vice president in development in the Big Ten. She has secured millions of dollars for the UW including a $20 million gift from a woman that is the largest to an academic department.
Taylor has written or co-authored sixty articles on women’s philanthropy and presented more than hundred keynotes and workshops across the U.S. and chaired three national conferences.
In 2013, Taylor was named Outstanding Fundraising Professional by the International Association of Fundraising Professionals. In 2016, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) awarded her its Lifetime Achievement Award.