Penn Forum for Women Faculty


Penn Women Connect Mentoring Lunch Series

The Penn Forum for Women Faculty is pleased to present a mentoring lunch series for Spring 2018. The Penn Women Connect lunch series offers a venue for fostering relationships and discussions; linking women faculty across departments and disciplines. Please come enjoy a free lunch at Penn’s University Club at the Inn at Penn. Discussions are led by two faculty mentors; space is limited to six participants per lunch.

12-1pm, select dates in February-May

Location: Penn’s University Club at the Inn at Penn

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Tuesday, May 8: Annual Leboy Lecture Featuring Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

Tuesday, May 8: Annual Leboy Lecture Featuring Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

The Phoebe S. Leboy Lecture is awarded annually to an outstanding scholar who catalyzes opportunities for women in academia.

Please join us for a conversation with new Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey. A world-renowned expert in health policy and geriatric medicine, Lavizzo-Mourey has served since 2003 as president and chief executive officer of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and, for 15 years before that, as a distinguished professor and administrator at Penn. She will be the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Population Health and Health Equity Professor with joint faculty appointments in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy in the Perelman School of Medicine, the Department of Health Care Management in the Wharton School, and the Department of Family and Community Health in the School of Nursing.

Time: 4-5pm with networking reception to follow from 5-6 pm

Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019: Annual Leboy Lecture with Judith Rodin

Please mark your calendar for Wednesday, April 10, when PFWF will host former Penn President Judith Rodin as its 2019 Leboy Lecturer.

More details to come.

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