Penn Forum for Women Faculty

Upcoming Events

How to Successfully Manage Your Promotion Timeline:
Professor Susan Margulies in Conversation with Vice Provost for Faculty Anita Allen

Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Time: 12-1:30pm
Location: Penn Bookstore 2nd Floor Events Room

Penn WOMEN Connect Lunches

Starting: December 8th, Faculty Club at the Penn Inn
Penn Women Connect offeres a venue for fostering relationships and discussions, linking women faculty across departments and discplines. 

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Is ‘Leaning In' Enough to Break the Glass Ceiling?

Date: Friday, December 11, 2015
Time: 12:00 - 2:00 pm 
Penn Bookstore, 2nd Floor Events Room
Featured Speaker: Eve Higgenbotham, University of Pennsylvania

4th Annual Leboy Lecture Featuring Joan Williams, UC Hastings

Date: Friday, April 1, 2016
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Symposium on Gender Bias in Scientific Publishing (co-sponsored event)

Date: Friday, April 8, 2016
Time: 8:30-4:30
Featured Speaker: Nancy Hopkins, MIT

Click here to register (registration required)

Upcoming Spring Events


Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: TBD
Speaker: Alice Ballard

Gender bias in faculty salaries: What other campuses are doing

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: TBD
Laura Perna

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