Billionaire donates $100M to Black women’s college
Ronda Stryker, a billionaire from Kalamazoo, has donated $100 million to Spelman College.
Spelman College is a historically black women's college located in Atlanta, Georgia.
The donation is the largest single gift from a living donor in the college's history.
The donation will be used to fund scholarships and other initiatives to support students.
Stryker's donation is part of a larger fundraising campaign for the college.
The campaign aims to raise $250 million by 2025.
Spelman College is one of the top-ranked historically black colleges and universities in the United States.
The college has produced many notable alumnae, including Stacey Abrams and Alice Walker.
Stryker is a member of the board of trustees at Spelman College.
She is also a philanthropist and a member of the Stryker family, which founded the medical technology company Stryker Corporation.
Stryker has previously donated to other educational institutions, including Kalamazoo College and Western Michigan University.
Her donation to Spelman College is part of a larger trend of philanthropy aimed at supporting historically black colleges and universities.