The Women's Roundtable fosters a commitment to East Carolina by building a sense of community among women graduates and providing a channel for out alumnae to play an active role in the University. Through leadership, service, networking, mentoring, and philanthropy, the Roundtable recognizes the role women play in shaping the future of the region, the state and the nation.
The Women's Roundtable seeks to raise awareness of women's leadership opportunities at ECU and has built a deep volunteer pool of alumnae who are now service of the Board of Trustees, the ECU Foundation, the Medical & Health Sciences Foundation, Board of Visitors and other University organizations.
The Women's Roundtable is dedicated to funding a solid University education for deserving students who otherwise would be unable to attend college. The Roundtable has contributed thousands of dollars to Access Scholarships to achieve this goal, building a legacy of student success and educational excellence.
In 2007, during East Carolina's centennial, the Roundtable recognized 100 "Incredible Women" who made significant contributions in a variety of fields and gave back to their communities. At leadership conference every three years attended by hundreds of individuals, additional Incredible Women are celebrated for their remarkable service.
The Roundtable provides an opportunity for alumnae to connect with the University and each other through regional events held across the country. It's informative "Inside ECU" program draws women back to the university annually.
The Roundtable has forged new bonds with current female students, encouraging them academically and professionally, and establishing relationships that will last a lifetime.