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Business Leaders Assert “Sponsorship Matters” If Women Want to Get Ahead

Tue, 04/23/2013 - 16:15

As organizations are increasingly looking to retain and advance talented women, the Center for Women and Business at Bentley University is answering the call and hosting Best Practices Forums - a series of events meant to engage thought leaders and business professionals from around the world and provide solutions for organizations to adopt a culture of inclusion in order to harness the full potential of current and future women leaders.

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Make Mentoring Work for You

Tue, 04/09/2013 - 11:26

Susan AdamsSenior Director of the Center for Women and Business, defines the role of a mentor and offers insight on how to build meaningful relationships that will help personal and professional relationships.

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The Do-Gooders We Dislike: Why Are Ambitious Women So Annoying?

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:24

Susan Adams, Professor of Management and Senior Director of the Center for Women and Business, explains why Hollywood continues to showcase the ambitious, "hummingbird" female characters. 

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The Education Gap's Impact Could Eliminate the Gender Pay Gap

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 10:51

Center for Women and Business sponsor, PricewaterhouseCoopers, is highlighted for creatively targeting college-educated women through its collaboration with Bentley. The sponsorship will allow PWC to directly reach female students, thus closing the education gap, and subsequently may help to close the gender pay gap.

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A Women’s Roundtable On ‘Leaning In’

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 09:41

Betsey Myers, Founding Director of the Center for Women and Business, joins fellow influential women, Cathy Minehan and Nancy Gertner, to converse over Sheryl Sandbergs' recent "lean in" comment calling on women to take risks and embrace professional success.   

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The Misery of Mentoring Millennials

Fri, 03/15/2013 - 12:40

Senior Director of the Center for Women and Business, Susan Adams, sheds light on the generational shifts in mentorship models today.

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Why Many Women Delay Revealing Pregnancies

Wed, 01/09/2013 - 11:49

Founding Director of the Center for Women and Business Betsy Myers cautions companies that, from a profit standpoint, it is in their best interest to find a way to retain pregnant women. 

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Women in the Boardroom: Time for Real Change

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 11:46

Executive advisor at the Center for Women and Business Toni Wolfman is highlighted for her thoughts on companies losing out if they do not figure out how to retain and advance women.

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In Boston Boardrooms, Women Directors Reach 10-year High

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 12:22

2012 survey published by Bentley and The Boston Club reflected women holding 12.7 percent of all board positions among the state's 100 largest companies.

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How To Reboot Your Career After Taking Leave From Work

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:36

Senior Director of the Center for Women and Business Susan Adams chats with Radio Boston host Meghna Chakrabarti about how women relaunching their carreers can keep their skills relevant after time off.

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