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Courage. Authenticity. Vision. At Saint Rose.

The BOLD Women’s Leadership Network — established by the Pussycat Foundation in the spirit of longtime Cosmopolitan magazine editor Helen Gurley Brown — is an intergenerational initiative across six institutions of higher education led by women presidents that have demonstrated their commitment to collaboration, innovation, diversity, and inclusion.

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BOLD Women’s Leadership Network Comes to Saint Rose

To “champion women of superior accomplishment,” and to honor former President Stefanco’s leadership of the College, the Foundation has provided a $100,000 grant to the President’s Fund at the College. The BOLD grant of $1 million will fund a program to benefit women student leaders at Saint Rose over the next few years.

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BOLD Scholars - 2022

BOLD Scholars Application


We are excited to have you apply to be part of the sixth cohort of Saint Rose BOLD Scholars.

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Yolanda Caldwell

Yolanda Caldwell

Inaugural Director of the Women’s Leadership Institute and BOLD Women’s Leadership Network at The College of Saint Rose

Yolanda Caldwell is an experienced business professional, who is committed to empowering women, children, and families to fulfill their purpose. Yolanda is an entrepreneur, consultant, facilitator, coach, and international speaker, who specializes in crafting and deploying customized solutions for organizational improvement, community development, and personal leadership development.

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