Alumnae Leadership Luncheon
8/19/2021 11:00 AM
- 1:00 PM
Stackner Ballroom, Campus Center
The Carroll University Alumnae Leadership Luncheon is an annual opportunity to reconnect, network, and celebrate the achievements of women. We’re proud to be a part of thousands of success stories, a pioneering tradition that continues today. More than 65 percent of current Carroll students are women and many women serve in leadership positions at the university, including our president, Dr. Cindy Gnadinger.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
11 a.m. Networking/Social
11:30 a.m. Welcome and Update Dr.
Cindy Gnadinger, president
Keynote Kathy Wolfgram ‘76 “Lessons
Learned: From My Carroll Education and Beyond”
12:15 p.m. Blessing and Lunch
Keynote Speaker: Kathy Wolfgram '76
Kathy Wolfgram earned a B.S. in Chemistry with a minor in
Education from Carroll College (now Carroll University) in 1976. She was
employed by the Dow Chemical Company in Michigan and Ohio for over 20 years -
including 15 years in a variety of process, product and business development
management assignments. When Dow elected to relocate the Ohio R&D center
and staff back to Michigan, Kathy elected to stay in the Columbus area. A
17-year career followed at CAS (a Division of the American Chemical Society).
From 2006 until her retirement in 2014, Kathy served as a Director at CAS.
Responsibilities included oversight of 400 internationally diverse,
predominately Ph.D. scientists building chemical information databases searched
by universities, corporations and patent offices; identification and assessment
of process and content initiatives with the ACS (Journals) Publication
Division; and evaluation and development of new business based on evolving CAS
Kathy’s non profit volunteer experience has included serving
the United Way of Franklin County Ohio (Allocations Committee, Education Vision
Council, and Management Advisory Committee), as President of a 1250 member
congregation, as President of the Foundation Board for the Columbus Ohio
Rotary, and as a member of the Capital University Board of Trustees. The
Trustee responsibilities over 12 years included chairing the Student Affairs
Committee, and serving as Board Secretary, as a member of the Executive
Committee, and as a member of the Presidential Search Committee.