About Us

Goals
  • Advocate for a culture that embraces flexibility and family-friendly work policies
  • Coach women at all levels of the University
  • Provide opportunities to women at UMB to connect and engage with a community that supports the success of women

Advisory Board

Cherita Adams
Career Development Manager, Human Resource Services
UMB

Patricia Alvarez
Assistant Vice President
Academic Affairs
UMB

M.J. Bondy
Director, Graduate Studies
Graduate School

Sharon Bowser
Assistant Dean & Deputy CIO
School of Medicine

Alison Brown
Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer
University of Maryland Medical System

*Susan Buskirk
Assistant Vice President & Deputy Chief Accountability Officer
UMB

Alice Cary
Chief of Police
UMB

Linda Cassard
Assistant Vice President
Research and Development
UMB

Juliet Dickerson
Assistant Director, Human Resource Services
UMB

*Natalie Eddington
Dean
School of Pharmacy

*Susan Gillette
General Counsel & Vice President
UMB

*Erin Giudice
Director, Pediatric Residency Program
School of Medicine

Malinda Hughes
Chief of Staff
Office of Accountability
UMB

Vicky Hunter
Assistant Vice President 
Center for Information Technology Services

*Jane Kirschling
Dean
School of Nursing

Laura Kozak
Associate Vice President
Communications and Public Affairs
UMB

*Jennifer B. Litchman, Chair
Senior Vice President for External Relations and Special Assistant to the President
UMB

*Nancy Lowitt
Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs & Professional Development
School of Medicine

*Karen Faraone
Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
School of Dentistry

Margaret McCarthy
Chair, Department of Pharmacology
School of Medicine

*Lynn McGinley
Assistant Vice President, Sponsored Projects, Administration & Finance
UMB

*Megan Meyer
Associate Dean
School of Social Work

*Paula Monopoli
Professor & Founding Director, Women, Leadership & Equality Program
Carey School of Law

*Kathy Montgomery
Associate Professor & Associate Dean
School of Nursing

Louisa Peartree
Senior Associate Dean
School of Medicine

Isabelita Rambob
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Dentistry

Dawn Rhodes
Chief Business and Finance Officer and Vice President
UMB

*Magaly Rodriguez De Bittner
Chair, Pharmacy Practice & Science
School of Pharmacy

Lisa Rowen
SVP and Chief Nursing Officer

*Jane Shaab
Assistant Vice President, Economic Development
UMB & BioPark

Wendy Shaia
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Social Work 

*M.J. Tooey
Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs
Executive Director, Health Sciences and Human Services Library
Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region
UMB

Shannon Tucker
Assistant Dean
School of Pharmacy
UMB 

*Ashley Valis
Executive Director, Community Outreach & Engagement
UMB

*Founding Member