Penn Forum for Women Faculty

Upcoming Events

Essential Elements of Effective Letters of Recommendation

Essential Elements of Effective Letters of Recommendation and How to Avoid Gender Biases

A workshop led by Dr. Lisa Bellini (PSOM) and Dr. Rebecca Bushnell (SAS). 

Date: October 26, 2016

Time: 12-1:30pm

Location: Caster Building D26/7, 3701 Locust Walk

Lunch will be served. 

Unconscious Bias in the Academy

A luncheon with Dr. Valerie Purdie-Vaughns co-sponsored with the LGBT Center, Women's Center and the Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies program. 

Date: November 10, 2016

Time: 12-1:30pm 

Location: LGBT Center, 3907 Spruce St.

Penn Women Connect Lunches

Faculty Club at the Inn at Penn

Penn Women Connect offers a venue for fostering relationships and discussions, linking women faculty across departments and discplines. Sign up for various dates here

Links of Interest (Click Here for Dropdown List)

Faculty Climate Survey 2012 - Survey & Results

Penn's Current Diversity Action Plan

Penn's 2014 Diversity Action Plan Progress Report

Penn's Gender Equity Reports: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2013

Employee Assistance Program (Pennkey Login Required)

Timeline of Women’s Achievements at Penn

Distinguished Graduates and Faculty at Penn

Senate Committee on Faculty Development and Diversity

Penn Faculty Mentoring and Development Programs

FOCUS on Health & Leadership for Women

Center for Teaching and Learning

Other Penn Links

Office of the Ombudsman

Sexual Harassment Policy

Sexual Harassment Handbook

Faculty Senate

Faculty Handbook


Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy

Tuition Benefits for Employees and Dependents

National Centers and Resources

Institute for Women’s Policy Research

National Council for Research on Women (re:gender)

Association for Women in Science

Center for American Progress: Women’s Rights

Workplace Flexibility 2010 Campaign

Center for WorkLife Law

Mapping Project for Faculty and Families

Gender Equity Project

Articles and Reports

How to Survive and Thrive in the Mother-Mentor Marathon

The Cognitive Bases of Gender Bias

The Effect of Family Formation on the Lifelong Careers of Academic Men & Women

Beyond Bias and Barriers [National Research Council]

Women Students and Faculty in US Science and Engineering [National Research Council]

Patching America’s Leaky Pipeline in the Sciences

Women in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics [AAUW]

The Shriver Report, Executive Summary