Celebrating Women • Supporting Students • Sustaining JMU


We are an engaged, visionary community of JMU alumni, parents, students, friends, faculty and staff members, united by our bold investment and meaningful involvement in the university. Our membership is diverse, multi-generational, interconnected, and focused on elevating and sharing the Madison Experience through the power of collective philanthropy. Learn more »

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A Bloomin’ Good Time


Women for Madison gathered at Leeolou Alumni Center on Saturday, September 30 for a morning of brunch, conversation and amateur flower arranging. Blooms and Brunch was a fun and engaging event by all accounts! See more photos of the day HERE.

2023 Spirit of Philanthropy Award Honoree


Judith (Judy) Shreckhise Strickler (’60) was honored with the 2023 Leslie Gilliam (’82) Spirit of Philanthropy Award at the Women for Madison Summit in May, after a lifetime of financial support and personal dedication to JMU. Judy and her late husband, Charles, built a family legacy of Madison support over decades through their leadership and generosity. READ ON for the complete article.

2023 Women Who Amaze Summit


We hope you were able to join us at the 2023 Women Who Amaze Summit on May 19 and 20. It was a rousing event with something for every taste and interest. JMU alumni keynote speakers and session leaders shared their expertise and experience to inform, move and motivate attendees. We laughed, we cried and we celebrated! Check out the photo essay HERE

The Amethyst Circle is a first-of-its-kind giving society at JMU. Make your pledge to join this visionary group of women. Learn more »

Know Your Power

Women make history. We mobilize and act on passion, values, and what matters most to us.

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Be Heard

Your insight and experience are valuable. We need catalysts to spark the change our campus needs.

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