Four Tips to Thrive as a Woman in Business

Great success starts with a great purpose. Cathey M. Finlon arrived in Colorado over 40 years ago, driven by a vision of leveraging big ideas in business to create opportunities. After building her career in nonprofits and advertising, Cathey eventually took on full ownership of her advertising agency. Cathey found that leading a business not only shaped her higher mission to achieve success by helping other businesses but also ... Read More

COVID-19 Updates for our DSF Community

Dear friend of Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF), A lot has changed over the past several days, but one thing has not: our commitment to our mission to inspire and empower Denver Public Schools students to enroll in and graduate from postsecondary institutions of higher education, by providing the tools, knowledge, and financial resources essential for success. As we continue to strategize the best ... Read More

Lola Salazar Shares Attitude of Gratitude

For Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) supporter Lola Salazar, gratitude is the ultimate north star. A native of Denver, Lola graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School. After marrying her husband Rob, also a Denver Public Schools (DPS) graduate, the two moved to the San Luis Valley of Colorado while Rob attended college. At that time, they welcomed two children into the … Read More

“Take It”: Guest Blog from DSF Alumna JWells

By JWells, M.A. DSF Alumna Ph.D. Candidate, Rhetoric & Writing Assistant Director of Lower Division Writing, Department of Rhetoric & Writing University of Texas at Austin “This is not a diversity hire,” my white, male professor assured me after explaining that the R1 institution I applied to wanted to offer me, and another person of color, two tenure-track assistant professor positions. The laughter erupted from my ... Read More