Agenda

Friday, April 27

8:00 am to 8:30 am

Event Registration and Breakfast

Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall


8:30 am to 8:45 am

Welcome

Gloria Larson – President of Bentley University
Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

CWB inaugural forum welcome from Bentley University President Gloria Larson

8:45 am to 9:00 am

Opening Remarks

Betsy Myers – Founding Director, Center for Women and Business
Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

CWB inaugural forum opening remarks by Betsy Myers

9:00 am to 10:00 am

Keynote Address

Robert E. Moritz – Chairman and Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

PricewaterhouseCoopers Chairman and Senior Partner Robert E. Moritz discusses the imperative need for women in business.

10:00 am to 11:30 am

Executive Panel Discussion

Moderator: Patricia Flynn – Trustee Professor, Economics and Management
William Bacic – New England Managing Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Micheline Germanos – Senior Director, Microsoft Corporation
Paul Sagan – President and CEO, Akamai Technologies Inc.
Laura Sen – President and CEO, BJ's Wholesale Club Inc.
Moving From Conversation to Action:
Perspectives and Best Practices from CEOs and Diversity Leaders

Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

 
A distinguished panel raises critical issues on the future of women and business.
 
Betsy Myers's reflections on the panel discussion.

11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Keynote Address

Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Ernest L. Arbuckle Professorship, Harvard Business School, and Renowned Leadership and Strategy Author and Speaker
Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

Rosabeth Moss Kanter

12:00 pm


12:15 pm

Lunch

Library Tent, Located Outside Lindsay Hall


12:30 pm

Luncheon Conversation

Tom Peters – Renowned Leadership and Business Author and Speaker
Betsy Myers - Founding Director, Center for Women and Business
Library Tent

 

1:15 pm to 1:45 pm

The Center for Women and Business – Moving the Conversation Towards Solutions

Betsy Myers – Founding Director, Center for Women and Business,
Susan Adams – Professor of Management and Senior Director, Center for Women and Business
Tom Cosgrove – President, The Cosgrove Group, and Co-Founder of New Voice Strategies
Library Tent

 

1:45 pm

Closing Remarks

Betsy Myers – Founding Director of the Bentley Center for Women and Business
Library Tent