Women in Leadership and Service

Women in Leadership and Service (WILS) was launched in 2009 to inspire, educate, and encourage individuals to make a positive impact on future generations of women at West Chester University (WCU).  Through philanthropy and networking, WILS encourages individuals of all generations to become active in the lives of today's WCU women.


  • To increase funding that supports female students at WCU
  • To empower women to utilize philanthropy as a method of impacting and shaping future generations of WCU women
  • To increase the visibility of female leaders, mentors, and supporters of West Chester University

How WILS Supports the Women of WCU


WILS awards a $5,000 scholarship annually to assist a female student who demonstrates qualities of leadership and service.
Learn more about our scholarship here >>


WILS offers Alice's Circle, a 10-month long mentoring program aimed at enhacing the growth of college women as they transition from their final year at WCU to their professional careers or graduate school.'
Learn more about our mentoring program here >>

How You Can Help the Women of WCU

Volunteer with WILS

Reach out to discuss your interest in volunteering on our general committee, subcommittees, or as a mentor to WCU students.
Contact us at wils.wcu@gmail.com

Donate to the WILS Endowment Fund

Your donation will help us create an endowment fund that will allow for scholarships to be awarded to WCU women in perpetuity.
Click here for more informaton on donating to our annual scholarship fund >>


Please direct questions and/or comments to the WCU Foundation office at 610-436-2868 or to the WILS Committee at wils.wcu@gmail.com.

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