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Meet the 2023 Women's History Month WU Member Highlights

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we want to shed some light on a few of our amazing Women United donor group members!

Meet Barbara J. “BJ” Jones. Barbara is the Chief Diversity & Impact Officer at Sandia Laboratory FCU. She became interested In Women United when the group started (a long time ago) as Women In Philanthropy – as she knew some of the founders. “The opportunity to support Women’s Self Sufficiency is a way to break a cycle; invest in the success of the current generation – and those to come. ” She appreciates the impact of our investments and the camaraderie of other great like-minded donors.
Thank you, BJ, for all you do to support our community!

Meet Sandy Gold. She is a current, active member of the Women United Council and understands the importance of supporting women.

Thank you, Sandy, for all you do to support our community!

Meet Laurie Roach. Laurie is the Executive Director of PNM Resources Foundation & PNM Public Affairs manager on the Public Policy team. She wishes to “continue the support of incredible NM organizations, to uplift other women who care about our community, networking – and of course, because of the butterfly logo swag. 🙂 ” She values the opportunity to attend tours of nonprofits and to meet other like-minded women.
Thank you, Laurie, for all you do to support our community!
Meet Krista Smith. Krista is a Director at Sandia National Laboratories. She wishes to improve the lives of women and families in our community. She values the opportunity to make a difference for women.
Thank you, Krista, for all you do to support our community!
Meet Michelle Coons. Michelle works in banking. She is passionate about supporting women’s needs and values any cause that does so.
Thank you, Michelle, for all you do to support our community!


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