Penn Women in Leadership

Women have broken through the glass ceiling enjoying successful careers in politics, journalism, medicine; leading fortune 500 companies; and being accomplished artists, performers and musicians. But have you ever wondered how they got there? What was their major in college and did they use their major to get there? What are the challenges specific to being a woman leader in today's world?


Contact:
Program Members:

The Rodin Arts Collective (TRAC)

The Rodin Arts Collective (TRAC) aims to provide engagement-based opportunities for students to appreciate and analyze various types of "art" with a community of their peers, supplementing their curricular education at Penn. TRAC encompasses three main forms of art: Music, Theatre, and Visual arts:


Contact:
Program Members:

Modern Languages Program

The Modern Languages Program (MLP), based in Class of 1925, is made up of five language groups: Arabic House, Casa Hispanica, Chinese House, Deutsches Haus and Maison Française. These programs are staffed by resident Program Directors who are accomplished graduate students (often native speakers) chosen to promote the goals of language immersion and cultural exposure. Each group meets 2-4 times a week for meals, chats, media screenings and excursions, consisting of everything from language Pictionary to cooking instruction to opera and dance.


Contact:
Program Members:

Mentors Program

Members of the Mentors Program form a unique team dedicated to serving children in West Philadelphia public schools. Under the direction of senior faculty at Penn's Graduate School of Education, participants mentor children in elementary and middle school, devoting at least two hours a week to such activities, as well as attending monthly dinners with faculty to discuss their experiences.


Contact:
Program Members:

Living Cultures Residential Program

This lively program emphasizes global thinking from its members and provides a cross-cultural living experience, complemented by colorful and multifaceted activities. Members shape its direction and celebrate the range and variety of cultures that make up the Penn and Philadelphia communities. Leadership and interactive learning are vitally important, and members enjoy sharing their experiences with each and other House residents.


Contact:
Program Members:

Leadership Residential Program

Residents are encouraged to assess their present leadership abilities, actively pursue personal leadership development and build meaningful relationships with other floor members through events, dinners, workshops, and social activities. Additionally, each year the LRP in Rodin will focus on a specific theme around leadership. The theme for 2018-2019 is "Leadership and Community Engagement".

Program Objectives:


Contact:
Program Members:

Huntsman Program for International Studies and Business

The Huntsman Program for International Studies and Business (IS&B) is the residential component of the IS&B academic program co-sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences and The Wharton School. Located on the 3rd floor of Kings Court, it fosters global awareness and understanding of economic, cultural, social, linguistic, and technological issues in the international arena.

First-year students accepted into the academic program must live in Kings Court English College House.  


Contact:
Program Members:

Policy, Politics and Social Change

Policy, Politics and Social Change participants will explore topics of policy and political interest and how societal concerns get translated into policy and practice through formal and informal discussions, speakers representing diverse multi-disciplinary perspectives from within Penn and the broader community and ‘hands-on’ volunteer experiences. The challenges of policy development and implementation, particularly within the context of cyclical U.S. political elections, will be a major focus.


Contact:
Program Members:

Film Culture

The Film Culture Program (FCP) is devoted to movie lovers interested in expanding their knowledge of the art form beyond just summer blockbusters and Oscar winners (though we like those too).


Contact:
Program Members:

Pages

Subscribe to College Houses & Academic Services RSS