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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The survey underscores the need to address out of date perceptions that remain despite positive views on women in the workplace, and other perception-based barriers that prevent millennial women from advancing within their organizations.
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.
The Center for Women and Business at Bentley University today convenes its latest Best Practices Forum: “Time Out! Rethinking ‘Time’ and the Ways We Work.” Bringing together a group of prominent and diverse influencers, experts and practitioners, the one-day conference features CEOs, C-Suite leaders, consultants and academics who will explore issues related to overwork, provide examples of how various companies and professional services firms are addressing them, and allow participants to raise questions and to share with one another their own ideas and concerns.
Bentley University commencement ceremonies will be held on Saturday, May 17. Joe Moglia, chairman of the board of TD Ameritrade and Coastal Carolina University head football coach, will deliver the commencement address at the 95th annual undergraduate ceremony. Linda Zecher, president, CEO and director of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), will deliver the keynote address at the Graduate School of Business 39th annual ceremony.
A Bentley student team successfully tackled complex IT security management issues and placed third at the national 2013-2014 Association for Information Systems Student Competition IT Security Track.
Bentley Freshman Kevin Wivell took his chances on a risky stock and ended up placing in TheStreet (NASDAQ:TST) and the University of Dayton's RISE 14 "Next Great StockPickr" Competition. The challenge: Submit a 60-second video pitching any stock that he thought would show the biggest growth over the next year.
The Accessible Icon Project was recently launched on the Bentley University campus in an effort to put a new face on accessible parking spaces for individuals with disabilities, as the International Symbol of Access is transformed from a passive stick figure into an active, engaged image.
Bentley English and Media Studies Professor Barbara H. Paul-Emile, Ph.D., has been selected by the Women of the Harvard Club Committee as an honoree for the Third Annual Boston’s Most Influential Women of 2014.
Bloomberg Business has released its 2014 “Best Undergraduate Business Schools” rankings and Bentley University stands at #20 overall.