Associate professors Mary Hawk and Tiffany Gary-Webb of the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences participated in the provost's recent event, “A Celebration of Newly Promoted Women Faculty.” Sponsored by the Provost’s Advisory Committee on Women’s Concerns (PACWC) the event featured a panel of accomplished women faculty who offered their perspectives and advice for successful academic careers, including
- Gretchen Bender, assistant dean of academic affairs, CGS, assistant chair & director of undergraduate studies, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
- Vivian Curran, distinguished professor of law, School of Law
- Jeannette South-Paul, Andrew W. Mathieson UPMC Professor and chair, Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine
- Moderators: Anne M. Robertson, director of the Center for Faculty Excellence and William Kepler Whiteford Professor of Engineering, Swanson School of Engineering, and Kristin Kanthak, associate professor of political science, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.
The event was part of Pitt's ongoing participation as one of 10 partner institutions in an NSF ADVANCE grant to seed gender equity among faculty.