Phoebe S. Leboy Lecture
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The Phoebe S. Leboy Lecture is awarded annually to an outstanding scholar who catalyzes opportunities for women in academia; the lectureship was created in 2013 by the Penn Forum for Women Faculty.
Phoebe S. Leboy was a Professor of Biochemistry at Penn Dental Medicine and was a faculty member from 1966 to 2005. A tireless advocate for women in academia, Dr. Leboy served on many University-wide committees on equity and was Chair of the Faculty Senate. She received the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching in 2005. After her retirement from Penn, she served as President of the Association for Women in Science.
All past Leboy Lecturers are listed below.