Academic Women’s Network was established in 1990 by women faculty at
WUSM to promote professional interactions and career development and to
assist and mentor women in science and medicine.
What do we do?
AWN Board Endorsed Programs & Initiatives for Gender Equity at WUSMThe AWN advocates for professional equity for women faculty at WUSM. WUSM has the potential to lead in this important aspect of diversity, improving our ability to recruit and retain the most talented faculty. By establishing policies and programs with embedded accountability that support professional equity for women, WUSM will ensure that women’s unique and diverse contributions are recognized, valued, and rewarded appropriately.We support the following initiatives as important steps towards these goals: