About Us

  • 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

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

Juliet Dickerson
Assistant Director, Human Resource Services

*Natalie Eddington
School of Pharmacy

*Karen Faraone
Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
School of Dentistry

*Susan Gillette
General Counsel & Vice President

*Erin Giudice
Director, Pediatric Residency Program
School of Medicine

Vicky Hunter
Assistant Vice President 
Center for Information Technology Services

*Jane Kirschling
School of Nursing

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

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

Margaret McCarthy
Chair, Department of Pharmacology
School of Medicine

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

*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

*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

*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

*Ashley Valis
Executive Director, Community Outreach & Engagement


*Founding Member