Women and Wealth: How to Connect Them for Your Campus

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Karlene Jennings, Executive Director of Library Development (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Thanks to greater career opportunities, savvy investments and longer lives, women are sitting on a pile of money that has the potential to change the world.The combined net worth of the 1.6 million female top wealth holders is $2.2 trillion. The average net worth of those women is $1.38 million, slightly higher than for the same group of men. A Boston College study found that among married women executives at Fortune 500 companies, 75% actually out-earned their husbands.With much of this wealth potentially available to higher education, it's important to engage women ad donors and advocates for your program, said Debra Engle, VP for development and Karlene Jennings, director of development for the university library, both at Iowa State University. They spoke it at the University of Nebraska conference on Women, in Educational Leadership in September.

Additional Information

Women in Higher Education, 13(11), 8-9
Language: English
Date: 2004
Women, Donors, Higher education, Philanthropy, Academic fundraising

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