Kathy W. Humphrey Selected as Fellow of International Women's Forum Leadership Foundation

Issue Date: 
November 8, 2010
Kathy W. HumphreyKathy W. Humphrey

University of Pittsburgh Vice Provost and Dean of Students Kathy W. Humphrey was selected as a fellow to participate in the International Women’s Forum (IWF) Leadership Foundation 2010-11 Fellows Program that occurred Oct. 9-16 in Montreal.

IWF noted in its letter to Humphrey, “Your selection for the Fellows Program distinguishes you as a woman with enormous talent, promise, and potential. You were chosen from a highly competitive pool of candidates from around the world and as a class, you represent great diversity.”

Humphrey was among 32 women from 13 countries chosen to attend IWF’s leadership training program. The women are emerging leaders from the corporate, government, academic, and nonprofit sectors and hail from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Georgia, Hong Kong, Israel, Mexico, Nigeria, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

The Fellows Program included orientation and training prior to the IWF 2010 World Leadership Conference, “Water, Wealth, and Power.”

Humphrey earned a Bachelor of Science degree in education from Central Missouri State University, a Master of Arts degree in higher education administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and a PhD degree in higher education administration from Saint Louis University.

The IWF has as its mission the advancement of women’s leadership across careers, cultures, and continents by connecting the world’s preeminent women of significant and diverse achievement. Through this global organization, IWF members come together across national and international boundaries to share knowledge and ideas, to enrich other’s lives, to provide a network of support, and to exert influence. Through the Leadership Foundation, IWF helps prepare future generations of women leaders.