Past Events

Events sponsored by the Center for Women and Business in the 2011-2012 academic year. Sign up for our e-newsletter to get alerts about our upcoming events. View our event photo galleries on Facebook.

CWB Events


Gearing Up Conference

More information to come. To learn more and see last year's event - visit Gearing Up Conference


Time Out! Rethinking “Time” and the Ways We Work

There simply is not enough time for {you fill in the blank}. In virtually every business setting today, increased time demands and a culture of pervasive overwork present a range of unattractive options for men and women at all stages of their careers, from entry level to CEO. While the burdens of escalating time demands have fallen disproportionately upon women, the issue is one that adversely affects men as well.


Connecting and Leading With Your Best Self

Bentley University Students: Join the CWB and Judy Shen-Filerman for this workshop on November 12th in LAC325.


A Conversation with Deborah Dunsire - Translating Science into Business


Join with us for a conversation with Deborah Dunsire, President and CEO Envivo Pharmaceuticals.  Learn the about the opportunities and challenges of translating science into business and network with a great group.

The event part of ongoing effort to bring WEST programs to the Route 128/Waltham area and is being carried out jointly with Bentley University’s Center for the Integration of Science and Industry and the Center for Women and Business.


Professional Dinner and Personal Branding Workshop

Bentley University Students: Join the CWB and PwC on November 4th at 6:00pm for a professional dinner and personal branding workshop in LAC325. Business does not just take place in an office; some of your most important meetings will occur over lunch and dinner! Be prepared to make a positive impression on prospective employers and future colleagues by putting forth your best personal brand.


Boston Scientific Women’s Leadership workshop seeking Bentley Sophomore and Juniors!

Who: Female students interested in careers in Information Systems and the Medical Device Industry. There will be students selected from Babson, Bentley, and Boston University.

What: Network and mentoring event with BSC IS business analysts and management

When: 11/1 from 9:30am-2:30pm Breakfast & lunch will be provided


Best Practices Forum: Engaging Men to Advance Women in Business

The Center for Women and Business (CWB) is offering an innovative and new leadership learning experience. On October 29, 2013, the CWB will host a Best Practices Forum on engaging men in the retention and advancement of women. This interactive program acknowledges that men in business leadership face unique challenges with gender differences. The Forum will focus specifically on how to include men in organizational diversity and inclusion initiatives. 


Brown Bag Lunch - Bentley Women's Center and Gender Studies Program

Bentley Women's Center and the Gender Studies Program present their first Brown Bag lunch discussion of this year, for faculty, staff and students, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 12:45-2:00 p.m. The discussion on how stereotypes for female athletes still remain and differ between sports, facilitated by Bentley Women’s Basketball Coach Barbara Stevens.


Bentley Women in Business: An Alumnae Networking Event with Featured Guest Betsy Myers

Join fellow alumnae for a special Bentley Alumni Association women's networking event featuring a candid conversation about the current corporate landscape for women's career advancement with renowned author, leadership expert and the Founding Director for the Bentley Center for Women and Business – Betsy Myers. 


The Downtown Harvard Club presents: Rebecca Shambaugh, Author of "Make Room for Her”

Rebecca Shambaugh, internationally known and sought-after keynote and leadership expert, will share her compelling business case for today’s organizations and leaders and the need to embrace and leverage the broader spectrum of human intelligence, which she refers to as “Integrated Leadership”.