Elon’s inaugural Women of Elon Weekend

This dynamic leadership and philanthropy summit brought together the greater Elon University community for two days of connection, inspiration and transformation. Highlighting the event was a fireside chat with President Connie Book and Jackie Joyner-Kersee, named the World’s Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century by Sports Illustrated magazine. Click here to watch the video recording of this keynote using the case-sensitive password ElonAlumni. See below for photos from the weekend, and be on the lookout for more information about the next Women of Elon Weekend in 2026.


Philanthropy Redefined Webinar

What does it mean to be a philanthropist? Who can claim this title? This webinar dove into traditional perceptions of philanthropy and explored expanded approaches to giving through time, talents, treasures, ties, and testimony. Click the image to the left to view the recording of this webinar and learn how Women of Elon Co-Chairs Priscilla Awkard ’95, Laurie Johnson P’17, and Michelle Wideman ’00 are redefining philanthropy to create a more inclusive and impactful future.