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BOLD Women’s Leadership Network Comes to Saint Rose

To “champion women of superior accomplishment,” and to honor 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 bene

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About BOLD

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 four institutions of higher education led by women presidents that have demonstrated their commitment to collaboration, innovation, diversity and inclusion.

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BOLD Scholars Application


We are excited to have you apply to be an inaugural Saint Rose BOLD Scholar.

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Become a BOLD Scholar

“I am so grateful for the opportunity that these funds will provide to support leadership development and our students. It is a tremendous honor for me, and for The College of Saint Rose. As a scholar of women’s history and leadership, I know that we still have a long way to go for women to realize our potential."

That knowledge, coupled with my own role as the first permanent woman lay president at Saint Rose, fuels my passion to continue the progress of those bold women who have gone before us, including Helen Gurley Brown.

Honorees with Saint Rose President Carolyn J. Stefanco at the Service Awards/Service Excellence Awards

Carolyn J. Stefanco

Saint Rose President