Ithaca College has selected the fifth cohort of scholars in the BOLD Women’s Leadership Network. An initiative funded by The Pussycat Foundation, the goal of the program is to cultivate inclusion, leadership and innovation in women as they progress in their professional lives and pursue non-profit work and passions.
BOLD scholars are rising juniors who are given scholarships, and during their two years in the program, they have the opportunity to take part in a collective transformation project each year that focuses on challenging issues of inequity and providing spaces for intersectionality that specifically impact the campus community.
“The women selected as 2021-23 BOLD Scholars are innovators and difference-makers who possess an extraordinary commitment to activating a more inclusive, just world for us all,” said President Shirley M. Collado. “Their effort and focus as part of the BOLD network knits tightly to our institutional priority to serve the public good, particularly as we advance a strategic plan that places the student experience—both inside the classroom and out—at the center of our decision-making and vision. I offer my congratulations to this new cohort, and my gratitude to all of the college’s BOLD women, for representing the spirit and ethos of this institution, both here in our campus community and beyond.”