Facing Whiteness Workshop

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.”

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Mentor Circle with Jane Steinmetz

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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 group of approximately 600 professionals within the assurance, advisory and tax service lines.

Fellows, please share why you think you are prepared to be a successful leader in the workplace. If this isn’t the career path you’re looking towards, share what you think makes a great leader based on your academic and work experiences, as well as this mentor circle.

26th Annual Dynamic Women in Business Conference

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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 a person who has empowered you throughout your academic or career experiences.

Dresses to Dreams 2017

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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 host these young women on the Bentley campus as they attend inspiring workshops and speakers, participate in hair and makeup tutorials, and get to choose the dress of their dreams for their prom! To find out more about D2D, please check them out on social media, and read some of their news coverage via the links below.

D2D on Facebook   D2D on Instagram   D2D on Twitter

Chipotle Fundraiser Coverage     WCAC Segment Photo Gallery     2016 Event Coverage   2016 Event Blog

Fellows, after spending they day with these awesome high school students, tell us one thing you wished you had known before going to college, and how it would have helped you after arriving to campus.

 

Thriving In Business – Insights from Successful Women

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 that you took away from this panel. Please describe what your takeaways were, and how you can incorporate them in your academic or professional career.