Penn Forum for Women Faculty

SAVE THE DATES! PFWF's Upcoming Events in Fall 2014

Monday, October 13

5th Annual Celebration of Women Faculty

Featured Speaker: Dean Antonia Villaruel of the School of Nursing

4:30-6pm, Hill Pavilion at the Vet School

Wednesday, October 29 - Event of Interest

"Women in Science Symposium"

Speakers: Shirley Tilghman & Christiane Nusslein-Volhard

10:30am-5:15pm, BRB Auditorium

Sponsored by Perelman School of Medicine. Pre-registration is required: click here to pre-register. Contact Stephanie Yuhasz for more information.

Wednesday, November 5

"From Overwhelmed to Leading the Life You Want"

Featured Speakers: Brigid Schulte, author of Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One has the Time; and Stew Friedman, PhD, author of Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life and Founding Director of the Wharton Work/Life Integration Project

4-5:30pm, Fitts Auditorium, Penn Law School

*This event is presented by Penn Human Resources and is co-sponsored by the Penn Forum for Women Faculty, the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty, Wharton Work/Life Integration Project, the Penn Women’s Center, the Graduate Student Center, PSOM FOCUS on Health and Leadership for Women, and Pre-registration is required: click here to pre-register.

Thursday, November 13

"Dual-Career Challenges"

Speaker: Joan Girgus, Princeton University

12-1pm, Penn Bookstore 2nd Floor Events Room

Tuesday, December 2

Annual Phoebe S. Leboy Lecture: "Women in the Academy: Do We Share Too Much Personal Information?"

12-1:30pm, ARCH Room 109

Speaker: Anita Allen

Friday, December 5

"Women Worry More: Why, and How to Channel It"

3:30-5pm, Location TBD

Speaker: Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth

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