The UMBrella Group will host the Women’s History Month Symposium on March 11, 2020, at the SMC Campus Center. Details and registration will be made available in January 2020.

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Mission Statement

We work to support the success of women at UMB, advancing them into leadership roles and championing women at all levels of the organization. 

Find your voice. Become empowered. Achieve your potential.


  • 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


December 5, 2019  |  Social activist and sought after speaker Monica Lewinsky brought a message of hope to victims of cyberbullying and online harassment as part of the 2019 UMBrella Speaker Series.

August 9, 2019   |  Executive director of Health Sciences and Human Services Library named recipient of Marcia C. Noyes Award.

July 31, 2019  |  Nationally renowned surgeon-scientist will be the first woman to lead the Department of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine.

July 17, 2019   |  Want to have fun this summer? Don't know what to do? UMB employees can save on travel, entertainment, and top attractions by visiting TicketsatWork.

March 29, 2019  |  The University of Maryland, Baltimore celebrates Women’s History Month 2019 with a daylong symposium and workshops.

May 16, 2018  |  Artist/sculptor Joyce J. Scott discusses storytelling through her creative works in recent visit to the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

April 6, 2018  |  The late Angela H. Brodie, PhD, professor emeritus in the Department of Pharmacology at University of Maryland School of Medicine, was honored in a Women’s History Month event at Westminster Hall.

March 2, 2018  |  Ambassador Susan G. Esserman, JD, shares insights on progress in battling human trafficking and the challenges that still remain.

March 10, 2017  |  A powerhouse panel helped the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) celebrate Women’s History Month by sharing their experiences on March 9 in Westminster Hall.

Check out other news items featuring members of the UMBrella Advisory Board.