ACE Women's Network - Southern California

About Us

About the Network

The ACE Women's Network--Southern California is part of a national group of networks that carry on the work of the ACE Inclusive Excellence Group and the ACE Women’s Network Executive Council.

For more than 25 years, the ACE Women's Network has provided information and counsel to constituencies within the higher education community regarding policies, issues, education, and research that influence women's equity, diversity and advancement.

Who we are:


The ACE Women’s Network of Southern California (Network) will be recognized as the premier vehicle for connecting women at all levels of higher education in Southern California, providing support to further professional development and advancement, and transforming higher education locally, nationally, and globally.



The ACE Women’s Network Southern California (Network) facilitates the networking of women interested in pursuing leadership opportunities in higher education, allows for the sharing of best practices, and enables local leadership programming by the state networks. The Network draws from the resources of ACE’s Inclusive Excellence Group and provides a means for implementing the IDEALS core principles in supporting women leaders in higher education:

ACE Women’s Network IDEALS Core Principles:


women leaders


their leadership abilities


the use of those abilities


women's careers


them to the women and mentors


women in mid- and executive-level positions throughout their careers

Strategic Initiatives

Our History

ACE Women's Network - Southern California ByLaws


ByLaws upheld by ACE Women's Network Southern California.