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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

Now Accepting Awards Nominations
Nominations for the 2017 Rosemary Schraer Mentoring Award and Achieving Women Awards are now open. Please visit the awards page to learn more.

CFW Public Meeting
The next public meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 15th 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.