The Women Faculty Forum at Homewood is a group of Hopkins faculty of all genders who work together to:
- expand collaboration and leadership opportunities for women
- advocate for equitable practices and policies, including those pertaining to work/life mix, for all faculty
- continue to address gender equity issues and challenges to the full participation of women faculty at Hopkins.
Interested in being part of WFF@H? Fill out a quick questionnaire here.
Quick Facts about WFF@H
- Open to faculty of all genders and ranks from Krieger and Whiting schools
- Formerly known as the Committee on the Status of Women (CSW)
- Founded in the 1980s as CSW; rekindled in 2002 to write the Vision 2020 Final Report (163 pages), published in 2006. (If you are pressed for time, please see the Executive Summary, which is only 14 pages.)
- In spring of 2017, published Ten Years Later: A Report Card on Vision 2020 (at the deans’ request)
- Directed an independent study project with a JHU undergraduate to produce three reports on gender equity issues at peer institutions:
- Host annual “Where We Stand: Women at Hopkins” event to highlight the work ahead of us in terms of gender equity—as well as the progress we’re making
- Coordinate efforts with the Diversity Leadership Council, Office of WorkLife, Homewood Committee on Inclusive Excellence, and others
- Host this blog to facilitate dialogue with everyone interested in creating and maintaining a diverse, inclusive culture.
- Key recent documents:
- In 2018-19, hope to expand membership, lay groundwork for leadership training for women at Homewood, host more coffee and happy hours in addition to the annual Where We Stand event, and continue to follow up on Report Card recommendations, large and small