Take Our Daughters to Work: April 22 

Human Resources is pleased to sponsor the following Take Our Daughters to Work Day programs for Penn faculty and staff and their young guests. We are fortunate to work in such a diverse environment that offers the opportunity for exposure to many different career choices and resources for learning. We hope that these opportunities will supplement your guest's time in the workplace and help to present an expanded view of the world of work. (Note: Sponsors must accompany their guests at all times and have supervisory approval to participate.)

--Human Resources Quality of Worklife

 Penn Relays Carnival

10 a.m.-4 pm., Franklin Field, 235 S. 33rd St. Join the fans at the 105th running of the Penn Relays. Pick up your complimentary tickets at Penn ticket office (235 S. 33rd St.), weekdays 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mention the "daughters" offer and bring Penn ID. Ticket Office 898-6151.

Nike Track Test at Penn Relays

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Franklin Field (Relays Village) 235 S. 33rd St. The Athletic Department knows that when girls play, everyone wins. Your daughter can try her hand at various track and field event skills at the Nike Track Test. You must have Penn Relays tickets to participate (see above).

Careers in Law Enforcement, Public Safety and Security

10 a.m.-noon, Public Safety Building, 4040 Chestnut Street. Come talk with some of the women who work in the Division of Public Safety. Meet a detective, a police chief, a bike patrol officer, a victim advocate and others. Tour of the new Public Safety building and snacks included. Reservations: Rose Hooks at 898-8762 or hooks@pobox.upenn.edu

Bridge Building

10-11 a.m., Room 311, Towne Building, 3718 220 S. 33rd. Ever wonder what engineers do? Learn about the strength of materials and structures! Design and build your own bridge with spaghetti and gumdrops. Presented by the Society of Women Engineers. Reservations: swe@seas.upenn.edu.

Laying the Foundation for a Successful 21st Century Career

10-11 a.m., Room 167-8, McNeil Bldg., 3718 Locust Walk. Patricia Rose, Director of Career Services, will offer her suggestions for career success in the 21st century world of work. Tell your daughter to bring her questions on the outlook for career fields of interest to her. This session is most suitable for girls 12-15 years old, but all are welcome. Reservations: Sue Russoniello russonie@pobox.upenn.edu or call 898-4827.

On Becoming a Scientist, Doctor, and Health Care Teacher

11 a.m.-noon, Room 225, Johnson Pavilion, 3610 Hamilton Walk. Dr. Helen Davies will teach you about infectious diseases and how to avoid them. You can have fun learning, and then teach your family and friends. She will also talk about becoming a scientist, doctor and educator. This session is most suitable for girls 12-15 years old. Reservations: Orna Rosenthal at 898-5116 or orna@pobox.upenn.edu

WXPN Radio Station Tour

11 a.m. and 2 p.m., 3905 Spruce Street (meet at front door). WXPN is Penn'spublic radio station. Take a peek at the inner-workings of a radio station with a tour of the control rooms and offices of WXPN. Reservations: Eva Brothers at 573-3340 or eva2@pobox.upenn.edu (limit: 12 per tour).

Meet Dr. Debbie-YM Magazine

11a.m. -noon, 7 Ravdin, Conference Room HUP, 34th and Spruce. Your body is growing and changing, an exciting and sometimes scary time. Bring your health questions and concerns to an open forum with Debbie Driscoll, M.D. and her colleagues. Dr. Debbie from YM magazine is an expert at Penn in adolescent gynecology. Reservations: Eryn Dobeck at 662-7846 or edobeck@mail.obgyn.upenn.edu

Mentors Make a Difference!

11 a.m.-noon, Center for Community Partnerships, 133 S. 36th, 5th Fl. Conference Room. Ever wonder what a mentor is and why everyone seems to have one? This is an opportunity for you to find out what mentors do, if you should have a mentor, if you can be a mentor, and how to find a mentor for yourself. Presented by Penn Faculty, Staff and Alumni Volunteer Service. Reservations: Isabel Sampson-Mapp at 898-2020 or sammapp@pobox.upenn.edu

Lunch at the Faculty Club

11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 2nd floor, 200 S. 36th Street. Members and non-members are invited to the Faculty Club for buffet lunch with their daughter/young guest. Adults: $6.75. Young Guest: $3.50 discounted rate. Presented by the Faculty Club.

Beverages at Chats

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 3800 Locust Walk. Free fountain beverage for Take Our Daughters to Work Day sponsor and visitor. Presented by Dining Services.

Mirror, Mirror

1-2 p.m., University Museum, 33rd and Spruce, Classroom #1, 1st floor (use Kress entrance, east side of Museum). Mary Anne Clairmont, R.D., nutritionist for Penn's Student Health, will be presenting a talk on body image. Beauty, health and fitness come in all sizes. Celebrate the beauty and diversity of all our natural sizes and shapes. Learn the facts about weight-loss dieting, health, and body size. Reservations: call Orna Rosenthal 898-5116 or orna@pobox.upenn.edu

Character Counts: Do the Right Thing

1:30-2 p.m., Room 410 McNeil Bldg., 3718 Locust Walk. The Office of Audit and Compliance presents an interactive discussion on how character counts in a girl's life at home, school and career. Reservations: Julie Lawson at 898-1936 or lawsonjc@pobox.upenn.edu

Anthropologists in the Making

2-3 p.m., University Museum, 33rd & Spruce (use Kress entrance, east side of Museum). A tour of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology highlighting collections and a presentation on careers in the museum field. Presented by the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Reservations: call Joe Sivick at 898-4015.

For more information contact Orna Rosenthal, Human Resources Quality of Worklife, at 898-5116 or visit the Human Resources web site at www.hr.upenn.edu/quality.

Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 26, March 30, 1999