Legacy of Learning-Emily Griffith Technical College
We celebrate our community's education champions.
Our annual breakfast celebrates the local movers and shakers in workforce education.
We recognize the individuals and companies committed to lifelong learning and providing opportunity for all who wish to learn — regardless of background, age or circumstances.
Past keynote speakers include LinkedIn City Program Manager Laura Williams.
2017 LEGACY OF LEARNING AWARDEES
WOMEN WITH A CAUSE | FOUNDER & CEO
Susan received her bachelor’s from Gwynedd Mercy University, a master’s in Youth and Family from Denver Seminary and also graduated from DU’s Graduate School of Social Work.
In 2006, Susan founded Women With A Cause, a nonprofit dedicated to “women helping women help themselves.” Women With A Cause works internationally and locally to provide women with tools achieve self-sufficiency.
Susan has served on many nonprofit boards, and is a member of Emily Griffith Foundation’s board of directors. In 2015 she chaired EGTC’s 100th Anniversary Celebrations.
Susan was recognized for her service in 2008 by the city and county of Denver with Sept. 24 being named “Susan Kiely Day”. Her awards include being named one of the top 25 influential women in the state by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, the Frances Weisbart Jacobs International Award by the United Way, University of Denver’s International Bridge Builder’s Award (with her husband), and an honorary Doctor of Human Letters from Gwynedd Mercy University.