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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

CFW Public Meeting 
The next CFW Public Meeting is the campus meeting in the Mann Assembly Room in Paterno Library on January 17 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Nominations for the 2018 Rosemary Schraer Mentoring Award and Achieving Women Awards are now open. Visit the Awards page to learn more about the nominations process and read about past award winners. The nomination deadline is Thursday, February 8, 2018.

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.