Penn Forum for Women Faculty

SAVE THE DATES! PFWF's Upcoming Events in Spring 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

“Fertility and Family Building: Medical, Psychosocial, and Financial Issues"

3:00pm - 4:30pm, Penn Bookstore 2nd Floor Events Room


Dr. Samantha Butts, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Penn Medicine

Susan Sproat, Executive Director of Benefits, Human Resources

Lubna Mian, Director of Faculty Development and Equity, Office of the Provost

Dr. Andrea Boxer, Social Worker, Infertility & Reproductive Endocrinology, Penn Medicine

Karen Kille, Worklife Specialist, Human Resources

Event Flyer

Friday, March 27, 2015

"Mindfulness Meditation for Stress Management & Why You Need It"

3:00pm - 4:30pm, Penn Bookstore 2nd Floor Events Room

Speaker: Jeffrey Greeson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology

Event Flyer

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

"Estate Planning: You're Never Too Young!"

1:30pm -3:00pm, Penn Bookstore 2nd Floor Events Room 

Speaker: Margaret Sager, JD, Partner at Heckscher, Teillon, Terrill & Sager, P.C.

Event Flyer

Friday, May 15, 2015

End Of The Year Networking Reception 

3:30pm - 5:00pm, location TBD

Select Thursdays, Spring 2015

The Penn Women Connect Lunch Series

The Penn Forum for Women Fculty is pleased to present a mentoring lunch series in Spring 2015. The Penn Women Connect lunch series offers a venue for forstering relationships and discussions; linking women faculty across departments and disciplines.

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Links of Interest

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