Women possess enormous financial power. They don’t always recognize it.
Women can be educated and empowered to give generously, joyfully, and strategically.
– Jenny Norris Peterson
Jenny is a well-known women’s philanthropy speaker and consultant, and has spoken nationally on behalf of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute. She has more than 20 years of experience as a Director of Development with a large social service agency, and as a Philanthropic Advisor with a liberal arts college, a seminary, and an international relief and development organization. She has launched women’s giving programs, and has led successful fundraising campaigns.
That was the audience’s response to Jenny Norris Peterson’s outstanding keynote address at the launch of Illinois College’s women’s philanthropy initiative. Jenny is a skilled consultant, writer, and speaker with superb story-telling abilities and a deep knowledge of the advancement field.
Jenny Norris Peterson is intelligent, personable, authentic, and caring. Her commitment to engaging women as powerful, philanthropic change agents is inspiring.
President, Illinois College
Women control the pocketbook in the majority of U.S. households. Unless you are speaking directly to and engaging women, you are missing major opportunities to gain millions of dollars from more than 50% of your prospective donors.