President & Provost's Council on Women - Members

Aparna Dial
(Chair) Senior Director
Office of Administration and Planning
Katrina Lee
(Chair-Elect) Clinical Professor of Law
Moritz College of Law
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(Past Chair) Associate Professor


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Administrative Specialist
James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Institute
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Research Scientist
Wexner Medical Center
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Associate Director
Office of Advancement
Portrait of Ruby Pentsil-Bukari, Black woman wearing a red jacket, gold chain and large glasses
SEVIS Analyst and Compliance Officer
International Students and Scholars
Nancy Wygle
Senior Marketing Manager
Office of Student Academic Success
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Manager, Academic Advising
Department of Mathematics


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Department of Food Science and Technology
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Associate Professor and Chief Diversity Officer
College of Social Work
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Senior Lecturer
Knowlton School of Architecture
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Clinical Professor
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Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
College of Medicine

Ex Officio

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Data Analyst
Office of Innovation and Economic Development
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Assistant Director
The Women's Place
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Senior Director, Marketing Content
Office of Marketing and Communications
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Senior Director, Talent Acquisition
Office of Human Resources
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Association of Staff and Faculty Women at Ohio State
Ex Officio
Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS)
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Chair and Professor
Department of Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
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Director, Associate Professor
The Women's Place, Department of English

External Member

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Legislative Advisor
Division of Community Engagement, Columbus City Council

Future Members: Join the Council

Are you interested in the advancement of all women at Ohio State? Would you like to make an impact on the working environment for staff and faculty women? Serving on the President and Provost’s Council on Women (PPCW) is an exciting opportunity to work with dynamic people from across the university, learn about issues Ohio State women face, and work to change the culture at the university.

Members serve a three-year term. Meetings occur monthly along with task force assignments that include work outside of the regularly scheduled monthly meetings. The time commitment is about four hours per month.

Final appointments to PPCW are confirmed by the Office of the President. Faculty and staff of any gender can be members of PPCW. Applicants must have been employed at Ohio State for a minimum of two years to be eligible.

Questions? Please email The Women's Place at 

PPCW is accepting applications for new members, due by April 19, 2024 at 5pm 

Before applying, please review this sample application and prepare materials and essay answers in advance.

Apply to PPCW