CSWF Leadership Community

We are excited to announce that we are bringing back the Women Faculty Leadership Community for Fall 2018! We know that navigating the waters of academic leadership as a woman can present a unique set of challenges. This community tackles those challenges head on. Dedicated to providing you the skills necessary to advance your career, the Leadership Community will foster a proactive and supportive network in which you will be able to identify and hone your leadership strengths.


Full-time women faculty at rank of associate or higher in their career path (e.g. associate lecturer, associate professor, etc.) who have an interest in leadership positions in academia are eligible to apply. Community is limited to 10 participants.

Application Process and Deadline

Please send one email to Faculty Excellence (facultyexcellence@ucf.edu) with the following no later than August 15:

  • One page description of present career path and leadership aspirations
  • Signed letter of support from chair or supervisor
  • Current CV

Only complete applications including all three items above will be considered. 


Participants are expected to attend all of the community meetings. The community will meet on alternate Wednesdays from 12-1:30 p.m.

  • September 12 – Panel of UCF Women Leaders discussing “Leadership in Challenging Times”
  • September 26 – Career-mapping for Leadership
  • October 10 – Crafting a Leadership CV
  • October 24 – Marketing Yourself
  • November 14 – Interviewing Success and Debrief on Job Shadowing


Questions can be directed to Faculty Excellence at facultyexcellence@ucf.edu or 407-823-1113.