Who We Are
We are a committed and talented group of multigenerational, multidisciplinary professional women dedicated to growing, recognizing and celebrating philanthropic contributions by women to NC State.
Mission of Wolfpack Women in Philanthropy
Build a sustainable, engaged network of diverse women committed to NC State through their leadership, philanthropy and influence.
Vision of Wolfpack Women in Philanthropy
Inspire and engage women to transform the culture of philanthropy at NC State through influential leadership and impactful giving.
There is strength in the Pack, when it comes to collective impact — through financial support, volunteer service, advocacy and the other ways we can give back to NC State. For more information, contact us at WolfpackWomenInPhilanthropy@ncsu.edu or via this form.
Women Giving Back, Together
After18 months of study and development, Wolfpack Women in Philanthropy launched more formally this summer with the stated mission of building a sustainable, engaged network of women committed to NC State through their leadership, philanthropy and influence.Read More
Our Vision of Impactful Women in Action
A Transformational Gift to Strengthen Community
Alumni Dewayne and Adama Washington are giving back to athletics and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in order to expand opportunities and support for students, particularly those from groups underrepresented in higher education.
Lindsay Wrege ’21 Selected By NC State Entrepreneurship for the 2021 Miller Fellowship
Lindsay Wrege '21 is the co-founder of 321 Coffee, a coffee shop and roaster that employs individuals with disabilities, and one of this year's Miller Fellows. Wrege and her team, including fellow alumnus Michael Evans ’21, are working on scaling the retail presence as well as B2B partners and she will be pursuing 321 Coffee full-time as CEO.
All Systems Go
From her active research on pandemic disease spread to leadership as the head of the Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, A. Doug Allison Distinguished Professor Julie Swann thinks beyond boundaries and puts solutions into action to build a better world.
Through the Darkness to Shine a Light
To become the first in her family to earn a degree, Esmira Poladova persevered through tragedy and challenges and, as an NC State senior, even became an advocate for other underresourced students.
Constructing More than Buildings
Min Liu, associate professor in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, educates students and leads conversations in her field with support from the Edward I. Weisiger Distinguished Scholar endowed faculty position.
Modern Trailblazers Shaping NC State
While NC State has a whole cast of female trailblazers reaching back all the way to 1889, women on campus today are still breaking down barriers.
Blending the Technical and the Creative
NC State scholarship recipient Katie Lawson channels passions for engineering, entrepreneurship and more into activities that range from research in neural synchrony to Baja racing team business development.