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


Brown Bag with Betsy Myers

Please join Betsy Myers, Founding Director of the Center for Women and Business and renowned leadership author and expert, for a luncheon conversation during activity period.


Student Leadership Dinner

Students are invited to join Betsy Myers and the CWB for a student leadership dinner. Come learn how you can ramp up your leadership skills and motivate others by using seven leadership principles, in life and work. The CWB will provide a sit down dinner, followed by a book signing.


Best Practices Forum: Leveraging Gender Intelligence

Corporate leaders from around the country will convene at Bentley University to participate in a series of Best Practice Forums. The first forum entitled – Leveraging Gender Intelligence - will take place on December 13, 2012.


Massachusetts Conference For Women

Bentley University is once again participating in the Massachusetts Conference for Women in December 2012.  The Center for Women and Business, University Career Services, and Graduate Admissions will host a variety of programs and sessions throughout the day.  For more information and to register, please click here.


iRelaunch Conference for Women – Top Strategies for Returning to Work

Motivation, networking, expert guidance, concrete direction — you can expect all that at an iRelaunch Return to Work Conference. This one-day event is designed to meet the needs of experienced professionals returning to work from career break. Hosted by iRelaunch and sponsored by the Center for Women and Business.


Making a Positive Impression: A Professional Dining Experience with PwC

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 joining PwC for an etiquette dinner. PwC employees will guide students through a sit down, multi-course meal, providing lessons on everything from eating utensils to interesting conversation starters.


CBE's Raytheon Lecture Series: Linda Hudson

In this talk, Linda Hudson will take a look at the advances made by women into the leadership ranks of the major firms in the defense industry and their contributions in changing corporate culture and bringing a broader perspective to the boardroom. Ms. Hudson, the first female CEO of a major defense company, has been a trailblazer in this transformation.


A Conversation With Linda Mason: Visionary Business Leader, International Humanitarian, and Inspirational Social Entrepreneur

Linda Mason models success at unprecedented levels. She is the Chair and Co-Founder of Bright Horizons Family Solutions, the Chair of Mercy Corps, Co-Founder of Horizons for Homeless Children, and former Co-Country Director of Save the Children. Bright Horizons Family Solutions is the largest world-wide provider of worksite child care and early education. It is annually one of the Fortune Magazine's "100 Best Companies To Work For In America."


Brown Bags with Betsy

Wednesday, October 3, 12:45pm-2:00pm, Fenway Skybox
Wednesday, November 14, 12:45pm-2:00pm, Fenway Skybox

Betsy Myers, Founding Director of the CWB and Renowned Leadership Author and Expert, invites Bentley students to luncheon conversations on a variety of leadership and gender diversity topics. Come learn from a pro. What is gender diversity and how can companies leverage diverse talent to achieve ultimate success?


Center for Women and Enterprise - Women Business Leaders Conference

Join women business leaders and supplier diversity professionals from New England at this premier educational, networking event! The conference will recognize corporations, volunteers, and women‐owned businesses for their commitment and contributions to supplier diversity.