NJ Women’s in Higher Education – Bergen Chapter

Our website will have notices of our upcoming chapter meetings as well as news and events from the NJ Women’s Network in Higher Education. All women employed by Bergen Community College are welcomed to join, regardless of position – full or part time.


The Bergen Community College Chapter of the NJ Women’s Network in Higher Education supports the IDEALS established by the national ACE Women’s Network and its state affiliate with a special focus on identifying and advancing women in higher education. The national ACE Women’s Network guiding principles are: 

  • To Identify women in higher education 
  • To Develop women in higher education 
  • To Encourage women in higher education 
  • To Advance women in higher education 
  • To Link women in higher education 
  • To Support women in higher education

Guiding Principles Driven Activities: 

The Bergen Community College Chapter’s focus on identifying and advancing women in higher education promotes activities that are designed to provide a forum for professional and personal growth. Activities may include but are not limited to: 

  • Establishment of mentoring relationships 
  • Participation at state conferences and seminars 
  • Development and implementation of workshops at the local chapter, state, and/or national levels 
  • Institutional representation at the state level 
  • Advocacy on issues pressing the higher education community 
  • Recognition of Exemplary Woman Leader at the local level 


While upholding the IDEALS of the national and state organization, Bergen Community College’s Chapter will be representative and inclusive of the diversity of all women employed at the institution regardless of position and/or full-time or part-time status. Requirements for membership are: 

  • Women to envision themselves as collaborators with other women to achieve personal growth and professional development 
  • Women to be actively involved in activities sponsored by the local chapter 
  • Women who support the work of their female colleagues