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Center for Women and Business

The Gloria Cordes Larson Center for Women and Business (CWB) at Bentley University is dedicated to advancing women and workplace diversity from the classroom to the more about the CWB.

CWB Releases New Report The Pipeline Predicament: Fixing the Talent Pipeline

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Employers are increasingly aware that gender diversity and inclusion of all groups is good for the bottom line; but the career pipeline remains stubbornly leaky, particularly for women of color. This is according to the CWB's latest curated research report The Pipeline Predicament: Fixing the Talent Pipeline, which highlights the factors behind the leaky pipeline and dives into interventions for U.S. businesses and for women.

Spotlight on Women's Leadership: Marianne Lancaster '88 is Packaging Success


Less than a year after graduating from Bentley University with a finance degree, Marianne Lancaster '88 founded Lancaster Packaging out of her house. Three decades later, her $16M business in Hudson, MA is thriving. She was recently recognized in the list of "Outstanding Women in Business 2018" by The Worcester Business Journal.

Gearing Up 2019 Registration Open

Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Bentley's LaCava Center

Register now for the 2019 Gearing Up: Grow to Lead Conference! Gearing Up is in its 14th year as the premiere conference dedicated to women in the first decade of their career. Through empowering keynotes and professional skills-building sessions, this dynamic event inspires women to Grow to Lead both personally and professionally.