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Women's Network Forum


Fall 2016

Over 200 women joined us at the Sadler Center for opening remarks, followed by three concurrent interactive panel sessions, lunch, and four additional concurrent sessions. See the full schedule.

Fall 2014

Approximately 250 women from campus gathered at the Sadler Center for opening remarks, followed by two breakout sessions with three concurrent interactive panel sessions. See the full schedule.

Fall 2012

Nearly 200 women who work at William & Mary came together for the first annual event, which gave them a chance to discuss their common experiences, interests and concerns. Read the full W&M News story.

Annual Reception

Each year the Women's Network celebrates female colleagues who have recently been tenured or promoted, in addition to welcoming new female instructional faculty, administrators, professionals, operational, classified, and hourly staff who have arrived at W&M in the last year.

Book Club

A book is selected by the Women's Network Executive Committee and all members are invited to read the book and attend a discussion.

Previous books
Networking Opportunities

Breakfasts, lunches and happy hours are held throughout the year to offer more informal opportunities to network and connect with colleagues, both new and old.

Wellness Events

The Women's Network supports faculty and staff wellness by offering events such as yoga classes, introduction to meditation, paddle boarding, nutrition workshop, etc.

Professional & Personal Development
Tenure & Promotion Workshops

Colleagues from across campus speak candidly about the procedures, protocols, paperwork, politics and other challenges related to the tenure and promotion processes.

Personal Safety Workshop

In partnership with W&M Police, a workshop to learn topics ranging from home security, work safety, travel abroad, dating safety, contacting emergency services and more.

Community Engagement

The Women's Network hosts a service project annually. Members helped the Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center move to their new location and helped to grow vegetables for the Williamsburg Community Growers.

Mailing List

All women employed at W&M are automatically added to the Women's Network mailing list. Emails are sent a few times each month.

If you prefer not to receive Women's Network listserv emails, please either follow these instructions for creating an email filter or contact William and Mary's Information Technology Support Center to be unsubscribed from the list.