Resources for Women

Smith School Resources

Forte Foundation

Forté Foundation
Robert H. Smith School of Business has the distinction of being a Forté Foundation school. The Forté Foundation is a non-profit consortium of leading companies and top business schools working together to provide a range of resources that help women launch fulfilling, significant careers in business. If you are unfamiliar with the Forté Foundation, please take some time to explore their website and learn more about their initiatives that advance the education and careers of women in business. As a Smith Student – membership does have its privileges!

Lactation Room
A dedicated lactation room is available to Smith School faculty, staff, students, and visitors.  The room is located to your right as you enter the women's bathroom outside of the Frank Auditorium (1524) on the first floor of Van Munching Hall.  The room does not have to be reserved ahead of time and is outfitted with a lock to ensure privacy.

University of Maryland Resources

President’s Commission on Women’s Issues (PCWI)
The primary mission of the President's Commission on Women's Issues (PCWI) is to be an advocate for the interests of the entire community of women at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Women’s Studies Department
The Women's Studies department and faculty at the University of Maryland enjoy an international reputation for theoretical and methodological innovations and for their attention to curriculum transformation and transnational women's and gender studies institution building.

Other Resources

Advancing Women
Provides resources and job boards for women, diversity, education and tech candidates.

Career Vanity
Expert career advice for working women.

Feminist Jobs and Internships
A job board that provides feminists with a space to find jobs that progress the status of women or encompass their passion for social justice.

U.S. Department of Labor, Women's Bureau
Formulates standards and policies to promote the welfare of wage-earning women, improve their working conditions, increase their efficiency, and advance their opportunities for profitable employment.

Women Employed
Leading national advocate for women's economic advancement. The group analyzes workplace issues, educates policy makers, and builds support to improve opportunities and incomes.

Women for Hire
Offers a wide variety of career-related information and videos geared to working women, and an online job board that helps leading employers connect with top-notch professional women in all fields.