You are invited to a panel discussion featuring esteemed faculty women who will share their experiences, the progress women have made in academia, and the hills still left to conquer. 

IUP faculty panelists include Lingyan Yang, Alida Merlo, Lisa Newell, Catherine Dugan, Gail Sechrist, and Susan Drummond.

Join Us

The series is open to all and can be attended in person or on Zoom.

  • Wednesday, February 22
  • 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • In-person at Jane Leonard Hall, room 225
  • Zoom address 97869071565 (log in with an IUP Zoom account)

These women have played a variety of important academic leadership roles at the university, in their disciplines, and in the community.  They will share their leadership experiences, including the challenges, the rewards, and equity on campus.

Light refreshments will be served.

Questions about the Empowering Women Series? Email for more information.

Sponsored by: IUP Center for Health and Well-Being, Office of the Provost, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, Women's and Gender Studies Program, President's Commission on the Status of Women, Office of Social Equity, University College, Collegiate Women in Progress, and Panhellenic Association.