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


Awakening The Feminine: What Will It Take?

Join a Healing Circle with Nilima Bhat and lend your voice and ears to discover the deepest hopes, fears and needs of the Feminine as it seeks emergence in these transformational times.

The Healing Circle is a sacred space Nilima will facilitate for each of us to speak authentically, listen deeply, question wonderingly and spaciously enter into silence with some of the burning issues that occupy our hearts and minds, bodies and souls.


Taking Charge

Taking Charge is designed for mid- to senior-level professional women, with sessions that explore leadership styles and processes, managing and promoting change, need-to-know essentials for serving on a corporate board, and other timely topics. Learning takes place in a comfortable, collaborative environment. 


Gearing Up Conference

A one-day conference for professional women in the first decade of their careers.


Emerging Leaders Program for International Graduate Women

An innovative, one-of-a-kind program for 20 high-potential graduate international women. The program explored cultural differences related to leadership and gender dynamics in the U.S. business environment.


Moving Conversation to Action

The Center for Women and Business’ Inaugural Forum brought together leaders from across corporate America to explore solutions to the issue of supporting, retaining, and advancing women. Event Wrap Up


Divine Secrets of the Corporate Sisterhood

This first-of-its-kind conference drew young women from a variety of campuses. The main theme of the conference was women working together for a better tomorrow. The conference included talks from several executive and prominent business leaders, discussion forums and workshops, and networking sessions.


What Women Want: A Forum on Gender Roles, Identity, and Equality in Business and Beyond

This forum convened students, faculty, and staff to discuss topical issues in diversity. These include the challenges that women and men from all nations face in the workplace surrounding perceived gender roles and gender equality in today's U.S. business environment.


The Bentley Microfinance Conference

The Bentley Microfinance Group hosted its first conference to share its pioneering work as one of the first principally student-run microfinance organizations in the country. The event highlighted the group's past, present and future in providing modest loans to small businesses, many operated by women.


View From The Top

This annual event brought together senior executive women to share insights and experiences with students, faculty and other members of the campus community. Topics ranged from networking to work–life integration to career progression.


Taking Charge: Women's Executive Leadership Program