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Millennial Women Start Out Ahead, So What's Holding Them Back?

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 11:28

President Gloria Larson discusses obstacles for women in the workplace including the wage gap, innate gender partiality, and a lack of mentorship.  But also points out ways we can overcome them. "Women can be risk takers. [Risk taking] comes from playing sports and opportunities in the classroom, so, it can be built.”  

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5 Ways Women Can Stick Together in the Workplace

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 09:34

Toni G. Wolfman, executive-in-residence at Bentley's Center for Women in Business, highlights the importance of women looking out for each other.  "Those of us who have made our way in the business world can make a big difference for all those who follow after us." 

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Leaders: Want Millennial Women? You Can Learn From Obama, Pope Francis and Clinton

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 10:26

Betsy Myers, the founding director of the Center for Women and Business at Bentley, asserts that companies must adapt and transform to attract and keep millennial women in the workforce.

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Bloomberg Radio Broadcasts Live from Bentley Campus

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 09:39

Bloomberg Radio did a live broadcast on Wednesday, May 7 from 2:00 - 4:00pm from the Bentley Trading Room featuring a two-hour conversation focused on millennial women in the workplace and the perceptions, realities, and challenges they face – as well as a focus on solutions.

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Bentley’s Center for Women and Business and Governor Patrick Open Applications to Women's Leadership Fellowship

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 16:46

As part of Governor Patrick’s Women in the Workforce Initiative, Labor and Workforce Development Secretary Rachel Kaprielian today announced that applications are now open for at least 14 fellowship positions that have been created within the Executive Branch of state government. Fellows would serve in senior leadership positions for a year as part of the effort to grow the pipeline of women for careers that lead to executive offices and board rooms.

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President Gloria Larson Co-Hosts Bloomberg Radio Show "Taking Stock"

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:45

Bloomberg Radio did a live broadcast on Wednesday, May 7 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. from the Bentley Trading Room featuring a two-hour conversation focused on millennial women in the workplace and the perceptions, realities, and challenges they face – as well as a focus on solutions.

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Powerful Women: Gloria Larson and Betsy Myers featured

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:47

As part of an episode of WCVB's news magazine program "Chronicle", President Gloria Larson is featured as one of the most powerful women in education and shares perspective on her rise to the top. Betsy Myers, Director of Bentley's Center for Women and Business, discusses the challenges women still face in the workplace.

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Bentley Partners with Mass. Government to Promote Women's Leadership

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 12:19

Bentley and its Center for Women and Business is highlighted for helping the Commonwealth of Mass. develop a women's leadership fellowship.

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Helping Women Get Back in the Game

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 09:56

Founding Director of the Center for Women and Business Betsy Myers offers her thoughts on the detrimental the gap between women in management positions and women in top leadership, and that companies must show employees who are considering a hiatus how much they are valued in order to retain top women talent.

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Men Should Lean Out So Women Can Move Up at Work

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 11:51

Research from Bentley's recent preparedness survey is cited for data that points to millennial men seeking work/life balance in addition to women. 

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