Furthermore, MCW’s AWSM recently launched a voluntary campaign called “I WILL,” aimed at raising awareness of gender equity and eliminating gender harassment. “Almost all leaders have participated in how they will support gender equity and eliminate harassment; we’ve had well over 1,000 pledges made so far,” Dr. Kerschner said.
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Dr. Kerschner also instituted a “pinning” ceremony for each female faculty member who reaches the status of professor. “It demonstrates that our institution supports women in achieving the highest rank and that it is taking time to celebrate this in a very intentional manner,” he said.