Auburn University alumna Barbara Dooley to speak at Women’s Philanthropy Board fall event Nov. 13

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Barbara Dooley will provide the keynote address at the 2015 Women's Philanthropy Board Fall Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 13, at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.

Born in Birmingham, Dooley obtained both her bachelor's and master's degrees from Auburn. A resident of Athens, Georgia, Dooley is a known TV personality, author, real estate professional, nonprofit volunteer and philanthropist. She is married to Vince Dooley, the legendary University of Georgia football coach and athletic director.

Auburn's own legendary football coach, Pat Dye, will provide her introduction.

Dooley is widely regarded as both a great storyteller and engaging speaker. Her southern humor, matched with a razor sharp wit and all-around passion for life, captivates audiences. As a breast cancer survivor and wife of a throat cancer survivor, her message is encouraging and compelling.

The luncheon is sponsored by Alabama Power Company and is presented in partnership with The Women's Club of Auburn, Alabama.

Individual, open-seating reservations for the event are $65 and reserved tables of 10 are available in the following price structure: Gold Table, $800; Platinum Table, $1,000; and Diamond Table, $1,200.

In addition to the luncheon, a limited number of reservations are available for "Coffee with Barbara" from 10-11 a.m. in the Terrace Room at the conference center. Reservations for the lunch and coffee event can be purchased by visiting For more information, call (334) 844-9156.

The Women's Philanthropy Board, the flagship division of the Cary Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies, was established in 2002. The organization has been the inspiration for the development of a minor in philanthropy and nonprofit studies in the College of Human Sciences; Camp iCare, a summer camp for children ages 6-12; REAL Cents REAL Change, a learning series and summer residential camp for teens ages 13-18; and Volunteers in Philanthropy, a volunteer program for Auburn University students.

Women's Philanthropy Board corporate partners provide funds to assist in underwriting WPB's educational programs and infrastructure. These partners include Alabama Power, Auburn University Outreach, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, Pride & Glory, Valorum Wealth Management – UBS, The Flower Store, The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center, Kiplinger, Verizon and Warren Averett.

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