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April 2012 Archives

The Life of a Dual-Degree Candidate

When I tell my friends that I am pursuing two Masters degrees at the same time, they often think I'm crazy. Pursuing one Masters degree is challenging enough never mind two. As a dual degree candidate at Simmons Gender/Cultural Studies...

Eight months down, eight to go!

Earning an MBA in sixteen months is no mean feat. Deadlines for projects and papers come and go quickly, and before you know it one semester is winding down while another is about to begin. In the fast-paced environment of...

CGO Hosts Forums in Japan

In April, the Center for Gender in Organizations with Business and Professional Women Japan hosted Japanese Women's Leadership Initiative forums in Wakayama and Yokohama, Japan. The keynote speaker was Mari Kuraishi, CEO of GlobalGiving, a micro fundraising website that...

CGO Hosts African Higher Education Leaders

Through a renewed grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Center for Gender in Organizations continues to work with the leaders of gender equity efforts in five Sub-Saharan African universities. In April 2012, CGO hosted a meeting of...