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TOPIC: Women and Business


“It will take more than women talking to women to close the gender gap in corporate America,” says Betsy Myers, director of the three-year-old Center for Women and Business (CWB) at Bentley University.

by Angela Scott

Our Women on Success series presents opinions, advice, and observations from women in a variety of positions. Some are just starting out, others are more advanced.

Can today’s millennial women break through the barriers, stereotypes and inequities that have so plagued women in the past?

by David Rosen

Why do women lag far behind men in the senior ranks of business? What can be done to level the playing field?

by Toni Wolfman

The fact that many of us had to overcome significant hurdles as we banged our heads against the glass ceiling doesn’t relieve us of the responsibility to help smooth the

by Betsy Myers

There’s good reason for America’s colleges and corporations to focus on millennials. The latest data indicate that approximately half the workforce in the United States will be millennial by 2020.

by Betsy Myers

How can it be that in 2013, women currently hold just 10 to 15 percent of the senior leadership (C-Suite) positions in corporate America?

by Maura King Scully

With women comprising 47 percent of the American work force, it is tempting to think that gender parity crosses every metric. Reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics suggest otherwise.

With a firm belief in the importance of education, and unshakable confidence in their alma mater, Steven '73 and Christine '73 (Smith) Manfredi have given a generous boost to women’s leadership initiatives at Bentley.

by Jennifer A. Spira

CPA Linda (Leggett) Smith ’86 (far left) has never spent a day in a corporate accounting office.