Penn Forum for Women Faculty

Upcoming Events

Annual Fall Celebration of Women Faculty

Please join the Penn Forum for Women Faculty for our Annual Fall Celebration of Women Faculty where we will honor the awards and promotions from the past year of Penn women faculty. Remarks by Vice-Provost Anita Allen and Deans of the schools to begin at 3:30pm. Light refreshments will be served. 

Date: October 18, 2016

Time: 3-5pm

Location: Levine Lobby

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: TBA

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