The Pensby Center implements programs and activities that address issues of diversity, power and privilege, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, country of origin, class, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and disability, with a goal of improving the campus climate and enhancing community life at Bryn Mawr College.

Through this office, the staff develops and coordinates leadership development and training programs, organizes key campus cultural events, guides student affinity groups, coordinates College programs to mentor and support students from underrepresented groups, supervises the Community Diversity Assistants and provides informal advising to all students interested in issues of social justice and multiculturalism.