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Business Leaders Explore Solutions for Retaining and Advancing Women in the Workplace at Bentley University’s Center for Women and Business Inaugural Forum

Fri, 04/27/2012 - 15:08

Bentley University’s Center for Women and Business (CWB) today brought together global business leaders to discuss strategies and solutions for advancing women to positions of leadership.  The Center’s inaugural forum titled “Moving from Conversation to Action”, highlighted programs and initiatives implemented by businesses to advance women in the workforce.

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Working Women

Fri, 04/13/2012 - 13:19

Director of the Center for Women and BusinessBetsy Myers, appears on MSNBC to discuss the impact of women on the 2012 vote, as well as the challenges they face in the workplace and in the media. 

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States Use Pension Clout to Push for More Women on U.S. Boards

Thu, 03/15/2012 - 14:51

With the number of women on corporate boards across the country remaining staggeringly low, Bentley is highlighted for working with the state of Massachusetts to publicly recognize companies that have women on their boards.

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Obstacles Linger That Keep Many Women-Owned Businesses From Hitting The $1M Mark

Fri, 12/09/2011 - 09:42

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. 

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The Best Leadership Books of 2011

Wed, 12/21/2011 - 09:10

Founding Director of the Bentley University Center for Women and Business Betsy Myers' book Take the Lead is touted by the Washington Post as one of year's best books on leadership.

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Number of Women on Boards Remains Stagnant in Massachusetts

Fri, 11/18/2011 - 14:12

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.

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Center for Women and Business at Bentley University Presents Judge Nancy Gertner at Tufts Health Plan Speaker Series

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 12:55

As part of the Tufts Health Plan Speaker Series, the Center for Women and Business at Bentley University presented Judge Nancy Gertner, retired U.S. district court judge for Massachusetts. The program was held on October 26.

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Betsy Myers Addresses Women’s Breakfast

Sat, 10/01/2011 - 13:58

Founding Director of the Center for Women and Business Betsy Myers and Bentley President Gloria Larson are highlighted for their key roles in United Way’s annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast.

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Short Takes - Bentley Center for Women and Business Featured

Wed, 09/14/2011 - 13:34

Bentley University is highlighted for creating the Center for Women and Business, a center dedicated to the advancement of shared leadership among women and men throughout the business world and, in particular, the development and retention of women leaders at every stage of their lives.

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Bentley University Center for Women and Business Presents “M.O.M.: More Opportunities for Mothers”

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 15:24

The Center for Women and Business at Bentley University will once again present a workshop series for mothers who are weighing their career options. “(M.O.M.) More Opportunities for Mothers: Helping Women Professionally Refocus, Reinvent, Reconnect” is designed to assist women who are beginning to make decisions about the next phases of work and life. The five-week series runs on Tuesdays - September 20, October 4, October 18, November 1, and November 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Bentley campus in Waltham. Mass.

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