Simmons Leadership Blog

February 2013 Archives

Georgina Michael of Philips explains the benefits of investing in employee professional development at the Leadership Conference

A Simmons MBA alumna, Georgina Michael, from our silver sponsor Philips, talks about what it takes to recognize a leader.  Leading Stakeholder Relations at Philips Healthcare, her role provides strategic stakeholder relations, PR counsel and expertise to global teams around the world.  We recently interviewed Georgina for our first Sponsor Blog Post and discussed her leadership qualities and how Philips uses the Leadership Conference as a benefit for their employees who attend.

Professor Stacy Blake-Beard and the importance of mentors


Simmons SOM Associate Professor Stacy Blake-Beard has focused her research on mentoring and value to women across all industries.  She shares with us her perspectives on her career path and how important it is to network and foster mentoring relationships throughout the course of your career.  Stacy will participate in two sessions on mentoring at this year's Simmons Leadership Conference.