Making Meaningful Connections

As an engaged alumna, Veronica Flaspoehler ’08 has devoted herself to groups that help others make meaningful connections and reach students who require additional guidance when entering the professional world. 

Specifically, Veronica speaks passionately about Womxn of Worth, a program dedicated to the empowerment and advancement of women and girls of color. Providing a campus community for women of color offers something to students that she felt she needed herself — a room of women whose lives looked like hers.

To be part of creating space for women of color to be who they are and share their struggles is so meaningful to me. I didn’t have that. You need a place where others relate to your challenges and where you can be yourself.”

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