On Friday, April 21st, the Fellows visited the Dassault Systemes corporate headquarters in Waltham, MA. The Fellows got to meet with members of the Dassault team and discuss their workplace policies, culture, advancement of women, diversity initiatives, and more. Fellows, please share one important initiative that the company has in place to alleviate gender issues.... Continue Reading →
On Tuesday, April 11th, the Fellows gathered for a night of networking and learning with Bentley alumni. Fellows got to "work the room" to refine their professional networking skills in a more casual setting. Fellows, please share 2 networking skills you either learned or refined.
On Thursday, April 6th, the Fellows joined Bentley's SAGE (Students Advocating Gender Equality), and MoA (Men of Alliance) to gain a new perspective. Students were asked to attend this event with a fellow student of a different gender, race, or sexual orientation. Attendees read real scenarios out loud to one another and discussed their reactions while practicing active... Continue Reading →
On Sunday, April 2nd, prominent keynote speakers from the Center for Women and Business, Chief Advisory Services LLC, and Loomis & Sayles gathered to discuss women's confidence in the workplace and how women can overcome many of the prominent issues they may face in their careers. This year's conference theme was “Sorry Not Sorry,” which is... Continue Reading →