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The Association for Women Faculty and Professionals at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers women faculty and professionals opportunities for fun, networking and learning through social activities, seminars, discussion groups and other events. Our diverse membership includes faculty, researchers, administrators, librarians, communicators, fundraisers, medical and legal professionals, and other UNC faculty and staff.

We aim to create a hospitable environment for women faculty and professionals on this campus by

  • Promoting intellectual and social discourse
  • Facilitating networking among professional women on campus
  • Disseminating information concerning achievements of and opportunities for women
  • Initiating programs that serve the interests of the members and benefit the university community
  • Advocating for policies and practices that promote women’s equity and diversity on campus

Join Us!

1397785430_15_Tick_48x482014-2015 Membership dues are payable any time after May 1, 2014.  

Annual Membership Fee is $30.  Learn how to join now!

Submit Nominations: 2015 Mary Turner Lane Award!

Nominations are now (as of November 1, 2014) being accepted for the 2015 Mary Turner Lane Award.  The deadline to nominate is Monday, February 2, 2015 (extended from January 30) and details on the award and how to nominate are here.

Spring 2015 Events

We’ll be holding several events related to social media and networking in February and March of 2015.  We hope you will join us and network with fellow colleagues.

Facebook, LinkedIn and Your Personal Brand

Linkedin Centipedes at 2010 Bay to BreakersFacebook, LinkedIn and Your Personal Brand will be held on March 20, 2015 from 12-1:30 p.m. in the Undergraduate Library, Room 124. The workshop will be led by Andrea Patino, graduate student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Seating is limited, so we are asking for advanced registration at http://tinyurl.com/m6wsxyt. The event is open to all UNC staff and faculty. If you have questions, please contact Susanna Trotter at trotters@live.unc.edu.

About Andrea Patino:

Ms. Patino is a graduate student at UNC-Chapel Hill, completing an MA in Mass Communication and Journalism. She graduated in 2012 from Duke University with a major in cultural anthropology. Between 2012 and 2013 she worked as a Hine Fellow through the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. She has collaborated with Raw Art Works, a non-profit in Lynn, MA, in a series of documentary projects.  She has written for a number of publications, including Politics Daily, The Chronicle at Duke University, and luhood.

Follow her on Twitter @patinoandrea.

This event is co-sponsored by the Employee Forum and the Association for Women Faculty and Professionals.

Photograph courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons

SAVE THE DATE: Annual AWFP Spring Luncheon

Wednesday, May 6, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The Carolina Club, 550 Stadium Drive


Learn & Learn: Why LinkIn?

Have you ever wondered how to use LinkedIn or what its benefits might be for faculty and professionals working in higher education?  Then, please join us for a lunch and learn lecture with professor Katrin Baker from the Kenan-Flagler Business School.  Bring your lunch, coffee and cookies will be provided by the Ackland Art Museum. RSVP to awfp@unc.edu.

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Ackland Art Museum, 101 South Columbia Street