On Wednesday, March 1st, the fellows attended an interactive workshop with award-winning filmmaker, Whitney Dow. The discussion centered around what it means to be "white" and what the implications of this are. Fellows, please comment on how this workshop impacted your views of race in general, and/or what it means to be "white."
On Tuesday, February 28th, Jane Steinmetz met with the Fellows to discuss her exciting career path as a successful woman. As a principal at Ernst & Young, Jane leads the EY national indirect tax practice for the financial services industry. She is also the EY New England Market Leader for financial services, leading a talented... Continue Reading →
On Saturday, February 25th the Fellows traveled to Harvard Business School to participate in this inspiring conference. The theme of this year's conference was "Women, Empowered," and our Fellows certainly felt empowered after attending. Fellows, please comment on why you think there is an issue with women feeling empowered in the workplace. Also, please share about... Continue Reading →
On Thursday, February 23rd the Fellows came together with Professor of Management, Marcy Crary, to discuss the confidence gap and implicit bias. Fellows, please discuss one step you could take to eliminate implicit bias, OR one way to work towards solving the problem of the confidence gap in the workplace.
On Saturday, February 18th, the Bentley LaCava Conference Center was transformed into a dress boutique, and hundreds of high school girls from the Greater Boston area joined the Fellows and the Dresses to Dreams (D2D) team for a day of fashion, inner beauty, and empowerment. Every year D2D and the Center for Women and Business... Continue Reading →
On Thursday, February 16th, the Fellows attended this powerful, yet funny play about gender identity and sexual violence. Fellows, please tell us which monologue you thought was the most meaningful, and why you think it had the most profound effect on the audience.
On Tuesday February 14th, the Fellows met with Jodi-Tatiana Charles, a well-accomplished marketing professional from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Fellows, please comment on one major discussion topic that was most applicable to you. Please tell us what new understanding you came away with, and how you can incorporate this in your future career.
On Tuesday February 7th, the Bentley campus joined Alpha Kappa Psi for a panel featuring women with 4+ years of work experience at highly respected organizations. Panel participants, including Bentley alumni, commented on their unique and impactful experiences as women with successful careers. Fellows, please comment on this post with 2 important pieces of advice... Continue Reading →