Men Supporting Gender Equity with Wade Davis

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On Thursday, March 30th the Bentley community was joined by former NFL player, Wade Davis. Davis spoke about gender identity, sexism, and his experience as a closeted professional athlete. Fellows, please give a key takeaway you had from this talk, and discuss why you think it’s important for public figures to use their platform to make a positive difference in this space.

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Diversity in Tech: Addressing the Talent Pipeline and Workplace Culture

On Wednesday, March 29th, the Fellows attended this talk with speakers Danny Best (Dell EMC Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion), and Bentley CIS Professor Wendy Lucas. The focus of this talk was how to increase participation of minorities and women in technology-focused careers. Fellows, please share two key takeaways from this event, and also why you think it’s important in the case of the tech industry to have more women and minority participants.

Men As Allies Roundtable

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On Tuesday, March 28th, the Fellows came together with key male figures who are helping to improve the professional environment for women on and off the Bentley campus. The discussion led us to think about this mostly women-focused topic from a different perspective, and understand why men must play an important role in solving this issue. Fellows, please share something new you learned from this discussion, how you believe men can best make a difference for this cause, and any other key takeaways you’d like to address.