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Maureen Dowd to Speak at Vermont Women's Fund 20th Anniversary Benefit November 10

Maureen Dowd to Speak at Vermont Women's Fund 20th Anniversary Benefit November 10 Burlington Vermont

posted at 3:20 pm Thu Oct 30th, 2014 by (WherezIt_Staff)

Maureen Dowd, Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times columnist will speak at the Vermont Women's Fund's 20th Anniversary Celebration on Monday, November 10th at the UVM Davis Center in Burlington.

The benefit for the Women's Fund marks twenty years of grantmaking on behalf of women and girls.

Ms. Dowd has covered seven presidential campaigns and served as the Times' White House correspondent. She also wrote "On Washington," a column for The New York Times Magazine, and authored the Times bestsellers Bushworld (2004) and Are Men Necessary? When Sexes Collide (2005).

The Vermont Women's Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation was established in 1994 and remains the only philanthropic resource in the state dedicated solely to improving the lives of women and girls. Since its founding, the Women's Fund has granted more than $1.7 million to nonprofit organizations and projects. The fund now focuses its grantmaking on the needs of young women and girls, ages 15-25.

Tickets to the event start at $50. More information and a link to purchase tickets can be found at and through the Flynn box office at


The Vermont Community Foundation is a family of hundreds of funds and foundations established by Vermonters to serve their charitable goals. It provides the advice, investment vehicles, and back-office expertise to make giving easy and effective. The Foundation also provides leadership in giving by responding to community needs, mobilizing and connecting philanthropists to multiply their impact, and by keeping Vermont's nonprofit sector vital with grants and other investments in the community. Visit or call 802-388-3355 for more information.

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