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Bright Horizons Founder Linda Mason Shares Her Roadmap to Leadership Success
As part of the Tufts Health Plan Speaker Series, the Center for Women and Business at Bentley University presents Linda Mason, Founder of Bright Horizons Family Solutions. The program will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 on the Bentley campus in the Wilder Pavilion at 3:30 pm and is free and open to the public.
“A Conversation with Linda Mason,” will explore her personal path to leadership and the lessons that it offers to all who want to succeed in a world of increasing complexity and conflict. She will be interviewed by Diane Kellogg, associate professor of Management and director of the Ghana Project at Bentley. The interview will be followed by a general reception.
About Linda Mason: Linda Mason is Chair and Founder of Bright Horizons Family Solutions, the largest world-wide provider of worksite child care and early education. It has established itself annually as one of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America.” Mason is also co-founder of Horizons for Homeless Children which provides childcare and play spaces for homeless children and helping mothers reach self-sufficiency. She is Chair for Mercy Corps, an international relief and development agency operating in 40 countries and is the former Co-Country Director of Save the Children’s emergency program in Sudan.
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 4,100 full-time undergraduate, 140 adult part-time undergraduate, 1,430 graduate, and 43 doctoral students. 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. For more information, please visit www.bentley.edu.
Bentley University’s Co-Provost and Dean of Arts and Sciences Daniel Everett talked with us recently about a wide range of topics, including being featured in a new book by Tom Wolfe, two of his own upcoming books, the importance of studying the origins of language, and the value of a fusion approach to business education.