It’s back! We are bringing our annual Women for Philanthropy right to you this fall. Join in virtually with other UND women around the world on Sept. 22. You’ll hear from keynote speakers Dr. Kathy Gershman and Angie Freeman, ’91, about the "why" behind their giving.

Women for Philanthropy brings women together to embrace philanthropy and share experiences. You’re invited to this inspirational, virtual event to discover your own reasons for philanthropy and strengthen your connection to the University of North Dakota.

Women for Philanthropy: Your 'Why' Matters
Tuesday, Sept. 22
Noon - 1 p.m. (central)  |  VIRTUAL

12:00 p.m. | Welcome – Sarah Prout, `07, Associate Vice President of Engagement
12:03 p.m. | Event Introduction – DeAnna Carlson Zink, `86, UNDAAF CEO
12:08 p.m. | The UND Angel Fund
     *Cara Halgren, VP Student Affairs
     *Cassie Gerhardt, Associate VP Student Affairs & Diversity/Assoc Dean of Students
12:15 p.m. | Keynote Speakers
     *Kathy Gershman, UND Professor Emeritus, Cofounder of the Hal and Kathleen Gershman Family Foundation
     *Angie Freeman, '91, UNDAAF Board Member, Chief Human Resources Officer at C.H. Robinson Worldwide
12:55 p.m. | Closing Remarks – DeAnna Carlson Zink, `86, UNDAAF CEO
Keynote Speakers
Dr. Kathy Gershman served as a longtime UND professor emerita and cofounder of the Hal and Kathleen Gershman Family Foundation, which supports the cultural and social values of communities across the nation. She and her husband chaired the capital campaign committee to renovate the Empire Arts Center in Grand Forks and UND’s historic Stone House to a center for graduate students.
Angie Freeman is a UND alumna and Chief Human Resources Officer at C.H. Robinson, where she develops leaders who are solving problems around the world. Angie participates in philanthropy by serving on several boards, including the UND Alumni Association & Foundation, NASDAQ: SPAR, and a nonprofit founded by Starbucks.