University of Pittsburgh
August 26, 2010

Pitt’s Vice Provost and Dean of Students Selected as a Fellow of the International Women’s Forum Leadership Foundation’s 2010-11 Fellows Program, Oct. 9-16

Kathy W. Humphrey is one of 32 women from 13 countries who will participate in IWF’s World Leadership Conference, “Water, Wealth, and Power,” in Montreal
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PITTSBURGH—University of Pittsburgh Vice Provost and Dean of Students Kathy W. Humphrey has been selected as a fellow to participate in the International Women’s Forum (IWF) Leadership Foundation 2010-11 Fellows Program 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 is among 32 women from 13 countries to be chosen for 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 includes orientation and training prior to the IWF 2010 World Leadership Conference, “Water, Wealth, and Power,” and Gala. 

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. 

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