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Commission for Women

The Commission for Women (CFW) serves as an advisory group to the President of the University on the status of women at Penn State, advocates for women's concerns, and recommends solutions.

Who can join the Commission?

  • Undergraduate students
  • Graduate students
  • Faculty, staff, and administrators

Want to get involved? Applications for 2016-17 affiliate membership are open from October 10-21.  Find out more about membership here.

Altoona Campus Meeting
CFW will be holding its annual campus meeting at Altoona campus on Wednesday, October 19. For more information, please read the CFW blog.

CFW Public Meeting
The next public meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 16 from 12:15 - 1:30 p.m. in 404 Old Main, University Park campus. Hope to see you there! (The 2016-17 schedule of meetings can be found here.)

Friday, April 7, 2017 
Presidents Hall
The Penn Stater
Conference Center Hotel
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Information on CFW awards and the awards process can be found here.

Important Links:

Women with Influence Project

CFW Status of Women at Penn State 
The Commission for Women has published two reports on the Status of Women at Penn State. Links to both reports (and other publications) can be found here.