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Staff Directory

Colorado Women's College

Staff Directory

College Administration

Ann Ayers, JD



Carolyn Cavicchio

Carolyn Cavicchio is Associate Director at Colorado Women’s College, where she is responsible for planning and program development. She joined DU in 2016 after a successful career in the private and philanthropic sectors. As a researcher and consultant in social responsibility and nonprofit program development, Carolyn has written on cross-sector partnerships and effective stakeholder engagement, and has been an adjunct professor at the Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising at NYU. Her undergraduate degree is in Communications from Temple University, and her master’s degree is in Government Administration from the University of Pennsylvania. At CWC, Carolyn is focused on implementation of the new CWC Strategic Plan, including development of new programs, local and national partnerships, and communication strategies. Before joining CWC, Carolyn served as Interim Vice President of Programs/Special Assistant to the President at the Ms. Foundation for Women in New York City. An East Coast native, Carolyn moved to Denver in 2010 for a position as Director of Stakeholder Engagement for the Western Union Foundation. She is a member of the Board of Directors of several nonprofit organizations, including America’s Camp, which serves children who lost a parent on September 11, 2001, and the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), a leading national anti-hunger advocacy organization. Carolyn is an avid feminist, knitter, hiker, and traveler who has visited 48 of the 50 U.S. states and 22 countries.

Associate Director
303-871-6453 | 

Sarah Hewitt

Sarah Hewitt is the Business Operations Coordinator for Colorado Women’s College. She is responsible for overseeing building operations, budget management, and provides administrative support to the  Dean. Sarah has worked in higher education for 6 years, with experience in student support, enrollment management, and program management. She holds an undergraduate degree in Communication and is currently currently pursuing an MBA. Sarah is a graduate of Colorado Women’s College, and brings a historical perspective of the college while helping to propel new initiatives forward. She is active in the Women’s staff Alliance for Networking and Development (WAND) and the Women’s Coalition at DU, where she helps to unite women on the DU campus and in the Denver community on issues of women’s advancement. Sarah enjoys travel, winter sports, and adventures with her family.

Business Operations Coordinator
303-871-6221 |

Kayon Morgan, PhD

Dr. Kayon Morgan is the Program Coordinator & Research Assistant as well as Adjunct Faculty at Colorado Women’s College, where she provides administrative support, program development, coordination and curriculum support to the leadership studies program for incoming first-year traditional undergraduate women. She joined DU in November 2016. Her professional experience covers 19 years in higher education in various capacities including administration, advising, operations, grant writing and research. Throughout her professional career, she has been integral to creating policy and processes, building pathways, and fostering access for all students, especially underrepresented populations. Her undergraduate degree is in International Relations from the University of the West Indies, and her master’s degree is in Leadership Studies from Cincinnati Christian University. Kayon received her PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the Morgridge College of Education at DU in summer 2017. Her research is focused on family engagement in postsecondary and workforce readiness. Other research interests include access and support for underrepresented students, educational equity, educational policy, organizational leadership, transformative leadership, and women in leadership. At CWC, Kayon plans to support and create programs and activities that will ignite scholars to become global leaders in the 21st century who are transformative and engaged for the public good. Kayon is passionate about many things in life, but at her core, she is always an avid advocate for access and equity. She enjoys yoga, bike riding and spending time with her husband and two boys.

Program Coordinator & Research Assistant
303-871-6115 | 

Nancy Reichman, PhD

Dr. Nancy Reichman is Research Director at Colorado Women’s College, where she is responsible for the research program of the CWC Collaboratory. She joined DU in 1984. She is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminology and Director of the Socio-Legal Studies Program. Her undergraduate degree is in Anthropology and African Studies from New College In Sarasota, Florida and she earned a Master in Public Administration degree from New York University. Her PhD in Urban Studies and Planning is from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor Reichman has written articles and books on a number of topics including, pay equity, gender and workplace regulation, white -collar crime, sports regulation, and global environmental regulation. She is presently engaged in two new empirical projects: how workplace scheduling is refracted through a kaleidoscope of institutions (criminal justice, housing, transportation, education) to create persistent challenges for low wage workers; and ways that anti-doping regulation is built into everyday routines to extend state surveillance. Professor Reichman is a mayoral appointee to the Denver Women’s Commission. Previously, she served as chair of the Colorado Pay Equity Commission and chaired the Board of Directors of Building Bridges, a Denver non-profit that helps to combat hate, discrimination and violent conflict by connecting individuals face-to-face with those they have been taught to fear and mistrust and teaching leadership skills for working across communities. At CWC, Dr. Reichman is responsible for supporting collaborative research and artistic endeavors that create knowledge, inform policy, transform practice, and question existing paradigms in order to support women´s equity and advancement. She is committed to bringing an intersectional lens to research, policy, and practice.

Research Director, CWC Collaboratory
303-871-6808 |