Women in Leadership

This program seeks to (1) build an intentional community of future women in leadership and individuals who seek to encourage their experiences, (2) increase understanding of how gender dynamics continue to influence the personal and professional lives of women, and (3) provide mentorship and real-life examples of how women have become distinguished Penn alumnae. 

To Apply to this Program:

Submit an online housing application and list this program as one of your top two choices.  You're required to submit an essay as part of the Residential Program application process. Follow the essay prompt as indicated in the application to address the following question and not the one listed on the application:

  • Write about a woman who inspires you personally and professionally? Also discuss what you think you will learn from living as a member of the Women in Leadership program floor? 

You can also visit the Residential Program page for additional information.