President Gloria Larson is highlighted for being one of many top level executives to attend the first annual Cradles to Crayons Presidents Day of Service on Feb 16. The CEOs and business leaders rolled-up their sleeves at the Cradles to Crayons “Giving Factory” warehouse in Brighton for a day of volunteer service in honor of Presidents Day.
Senior Director of the Center for Women and Business and Professor of Management Susan Adams says women have a harder time reaching the $1M mark because their networks and access to venture capital are limited and they have fewer female business role models.
Bentley University collaborated with the Boston Club and Mercer to publish the 2011 Annual Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers of Massachusetts Public Companies. Research showed that little change occurred for women holding executive positions in these top companies since last year's report.
On October 21, Special Assistant to the President Earl Avery received a lifetime achievement award for his efforts in fostering diversity at Bentley. The Boston Business Journal published a story highlighting those efforts.