Enid M. Ablowitz, CFRE, CSPG has had a wide variety of separate but related careers: as a real estate entrepreneur, director of development and assistant dean for advancement, associate director of a major university institute, vice president for strategic philanthropy, program manager for a competitive state-wide grant through a private foundation, author, regular columnist in Business Plus (in the Boulder Daily Camera), and advisor/consultant/coach on all matters philanthropic.
She is a veteran advancement professional, having earned designations as both a Certified Fund Raising Executive and a Certified Specialist in Planned Giving. In her 27 years at the University of Colorado, she received a Distinguished Engineering Alumnus Award and a Centennial Medal from the College of Engineering and Applied Science as well as an outstanding leadership award from the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities.
Summary of Careers
Real Estate Entrepreneur: Ablowitz Real Estate (established 1977); Century 21 Ablowitz Realty (established 1979 and sold to North Country Savings Bank (NCSB) 1984); continued as Senior Vice President of Century 21 Norco until 1988.
Director of Development then Assistant Dean for Advancement: College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado Boulder/University of Colorado Foundation (1989 to 2001)
Director of Advancement, then Associate Director, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, Office of the President, University of Colorado (2001-2016)
Vice President for Strategic Philanthropy, University of Colorado Foundation (2001-2011), Assistant Vice Chancellor, Campaign, University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus, 2011-2014
Program Manager, Boettcher Foundation Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards Program in translational medicine; Office of the President, University of Colorado (2010-2015)
Author: Making Money Matter: Eight Steps to Thoughtful Giving, (2001)
Columnist, Boulder Daily Camera, MAKING MONEY MATTER (Monthly, 2001-2016)