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


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

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.

Attendees will participate in five workshops that will include:

  • Exercises designed to help develop the parameters of the “ideal job”
  • Access to leaders in the field of career re-entry
  • An intensive brainstorming session with distinguished faculty and members of the  business community to target positions and organizations that meet your parameters
  • A support group to assist in achieving short- and long-term goals
  • A session on leveraging traditional and social media to promote personal brand

Barbara Hyle, director of Bentley Alumni Career Services, will facilitate the first four sessions. Mary Kaye, career coach and founder of Comeback Moms, will facilitate the fifth session, “Establishing Your Professional Identity – How to Leverage Traditional and Social Media to Promote Your Personal Brand.” 

Betsy Myers, founding director of the Center for Women and Business, will open the program on September 20. Carol Fishman Cohen, Co-Founder of iRelaunch and co-author of the book Back on the Career Track: A Guide for Stay-At-Home Moms Who Want To Return To Work, will be the keynote speaker on September 20 at 10:30 a.m. Those registered for the program will receive a free copy of her book. 

Registration is required and space is limited. For information or to register, visit:

The workshop is presented by the Bentley Center for Women and Business in conjunction with Alumni Career Services. The Center for Women and Business at Bentley University has as its mission 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.

BENTLEY UNIVERSITY is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader – one with the deep technical skills, broad global perspective, and high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Our rich, diverse arts and sciences program, combined with an advanced business curriculum, prepares informed professionals who make an impact in their chosen fields. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The Graduate School emphasizes the impact of technology on business practice, in offerings that include MBA and Master of Science programs, PhD programs in accountancy and in business, and customized executive education programs. The university enrolls approximately 4,200 full-time undergraduate, 82 part-time undergraduate, 1,000 graduate and 24 doctoral students. Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranks Bentley among the top 10 undergraduate business programs in the country. The Princeton Review’s Annual Best Colleges Guide names Bentley number one in the nation for career services and internship opportunities. Bentley is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and the European Quality Improvement System, which benchmarks quality in management and business education.


by Meredith Mason  January 31, 2017

Princeton Review has ranked Bentley University the No. 1 college for internship opportunities in the United States as part of their 2017 edition of “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give you the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck.”