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May 13, 2022

Elizabeth Harden M.D.’78: Investing in the Future of Medicine

When Elizabeth Harden entered Duke School of Medicine in 1974, only 22 percent of medical school students in the U.S....
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June 11, 2020

WIN Where You Live

One of the benefits of belonging to the dynamic WIN community is receiving invitations to regional and campus gatherings. We’re excited to announce a WIN Members lunch celebration on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Duke Gardens. The lunch precedes the kick-off for the 2020 Women’s Weekend, sponsored by the Duke Alumni Association. You’ll receive an official invitation to the WIN lunch later this fall. Please note this invitation is for WIN members only.
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October 30, 2019

To Believe in People Is to Lead: Lisa Borders ’79

Spend one minute with Lisa Borders ’79 and you’ll see the immense charm, humility, wit and decision-making that make her leadership a tour de force in the public sector and in the business world. Spend another, and you’ll soon be uplifted by your own inner bravery, ready to clear big hurdles and accomplish lofty goals.
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June 18, 2019

Meet the New WIN Scholars

Rising juniors Sweta Kafle and Jamiee Williams have been named the newest WIN Scholars. Their selection brings the total number of young women who have received partial financial aid support from the WIN Scholarship Endowment to six.
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June 11, 2019

Ready to Launch

With their time at Duke coming to a close, Idalis and Katie reflected on the highs and lows they had experienced since joining the Class of 2019: The exhilaration of being admitted with full financial aid. The questioning and self-doubt they struggled with as they navigated social and academic obstacles. The complicated challenges of familial expectations and long-distance romantic relationships. The excitement of heading to graduate schools to pursue degrees. And the gratitude of being selected as the inaugural Duke Women’s Impact Network (WIN) Scholars.
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March 8, 2019

Women on a Mission: Isela Bahena M.B.A.’04

Isela Bahena M.B.A.’04 has dedicated much of her giving to Duke to providing equitable access to education for students at The Fuqua School of Business. She believes that now is the time for women to show their economic power with philanthropy.
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February 25, 2019

Celebrating Tomorrow’s WINners

All her life, Katie Taylor ’19 was told to lower her expectations. After all, kids from Monticello, Arkansas, didn’t have a shot at places like Duke.
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February 25, 2019

Duke WINs: Increasing Self-Confidence and Passion for the Sport

When Duke women come together around causes they’re passionate about, anything is possible.
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February 25, 2019

Closing Gaps for Women in Finance

As the parent of a college-aged daughter, I’ve watched how academic decisions that first- or second-year students make can open — or close — certain professional paths.
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March 22, 2015

Women on a Mission: Katy Hollister ’81

Early in my career, after being at Deloitte only a few years, I began to realize that being involved in the local community was an important part of building a professional network. So I joined the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, which awards grants to local nonprofit organizations.
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