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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

The American Association of University Women is hosting a panel called, "Deeper in Debt - Women and Student Loans." Attending will give you a chance to win a $50.00 dollar gift card to the Penn State Bookstore and the opportunity to learn more about how financial issues affect women and other underrepresented populations. The panel is on October 10, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. in Business Building - Room 110, University Park campus. More information available at the following link:

CFW Public Meeting 
The 2017-18 Public Schedule is now available on the sidebar! We look forward to seeing you over the next year!

The Rosemary Schraer Mentoring Award and Achieving Women Award winners have been chosen! Click the links to learn about this year's Rosemary Schraer Mentoring Award winner and the Achieving Women Award winners. Congratulations to these incredible women and thank you everyone who helped make this year's luncheon possible!

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.