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Leadership Opportunities for UIC Women

 

 



 

 

Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Women (CCSW): http://www.uic.edu/depts/csw

Co-Chairs: Judith Gardiner (312) 413-2200 or Rebecca Gordon
(312) 413-1025


-Supports training for academic professionals through Leadership Illinois. For more information contact Katerina Ruedi Ray at kruedi@uic.edu or Mary Toliver at mtoliver@uic.edu.

- Provides a scholarship for a returning adult woman student.

-Sponsors one scholarship per year for either the Bryn Mawr Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration or the Harvard Summer Management Institute for Women. For more information contact Katerina Ruedi Ray at kruedi@uic.edu or Mary Toliver at mtoliver@uic.edu.

- Provides 30 Scholarships for the Biennial Conference for Working Women.

- Sponsors an annual "Woman of the Year" Award honoring a UIC woman who has consistently worked on women's issues beyond the call of duty and who is an exemplary role model.

- Shared resources to develop a mentoring program for faculty including men and women and coordinates a training program for mentors and mentees. Contact Clara Awe at awe@uic.edu for more information.

-The Development of Women in Administration Subcommittee provides opportunities for leadership development and career growth. Contact Katerina Ruedi Ray at kruedi@uic.edu or Mary Toliver at mtoliver@uic.edu for more information.

-The Minority Women Concerns Subcommittee promotes research and evaluation intended to improve the university climate that will help minority women realize their educational and professional goals. For more information contact Gladys Howard at gladysh@uic.edu.

-The Academic Professional Subcommittee will consider opportunities for professional growth and career advancement. This group is looking for members. For more information contact Judith Cohen at 312-996-3460 or judithsc@uic.edu.

Office of Women's Affairs (OWA):http://www.uic.edu/depts/owa/

Director: Rebecca E. Gordon (312) 413-1025

-Sponsors a mentoring program for Academic Professional and Faculty Women interested in Administration. For an on-line mentoring application visit http://www.uic.edu/depts/owa/mentor.html

- Sponsors the annual Women's Leadership Symposium founded to make leadership development more accessible to women on campus and to address the issues minority women must face.

American Medical Women's Association (AMWA): http://www.amwa-doc.org/abouta.html

-AMWA functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women's health by providing and developing leadership, advocacy, education, expertise, mentoring and strategic alliance.

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC): http://www.aamc.org

University of Illinois at Chicago's School of Medicine Dean's Office annually sponsors one faculty member for each of the following. Contact Dr. Michael Bailey at (312) 996-4496 or mdb@uic.edu for more information.

-AAMC Professional Development Seminar for Junior Women Faculty, three-day program for women faculty early in their first faculty appointment. Contact: Renee Marshall, Administrative Assistant, AAMC, 2450 n Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037; tel (202) 828-0521; fax (202)828-1125 rmarshall@aamc.org

-AAMC Professional Development Seminar for Senior Women in Medicine , three-day program for women associate of full professors with clear potential for advancement to a major administrative position such as division or department chair. Contact: same as above

Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM): http://www.drexel.edu/elam/home.htm

University of Illinois at Chicago's School of Medicine Dean's Office annually sponsors one student for the following. Contact Dr. Michael Bailey at (312) 996-4496 or mdb@uic.edu for more information.

-Allegheny University of the Health Sciences/MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine's Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women aspires to increase the number of women serving in the top leadership ranks. Contact: The Elam Program, Drexel University College of Medicine, The Gatehouse, 3300 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19129-1191; tel (215) 842-6041; fax (215) 842-1041; E-mail: elam@drexel.edu; Website: http://www.drexel.edu/elam/home.htm

 
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