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November 2012 Archives

Simmons College to Host National Discussion on Gender Diversity on Corporate Boards, Dec. 12

As part of a national campaign to increase the presence of women on U.S. corporate boards, Simmons College will host a 2020 Women of Boards luncheon and expert panel discussion, Dec. 12 at 11:30 a.m. in the Linda K....

Are You Doing Invisible Work?

In September, the Women's Initiative Forum hosted a fascinating discussion with Joyce Fletcher on the subject of Invisible Work. Download her article Invisible Work: The Disappearing of Relational Practice at Work in CGO Insights 35. Dr. Fletcher started the discussion...

Career Choices of Middle Schoolers Tend to be Highly Gendered

Simmons College and Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Study Illustrates Impact of Societal Influences, Suggests Significant Effect on Future Workforce. Most middle school students are listening when their parents tell them to aim for "whatever career makes you happy." However,...

Simmons Professor Paula Gutlove Featured in Huffington Post

SOM Professor Paula Gutlove was featured in the Huffington Post on November 8th. Her blog post titled Flirting With Negotiation--Redefining 'Feminine Charm' which discusses the study done at U.C. Berkeley to quantify and measure what the researchers call "feminine charm,"...

Reading List

Here's a sampling of what we're reading right now. Please let us know what books are on your night stand, so we can add them to a future list! Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H....

Special Event at Simmons: Gender Diversity in U.S. Company Boardrooms

Special Event at Simmons: Gender Diversity in U.S. Company Boardrooms 12/12/12 Boston: Promoting Gender Diversity - and the Bottom Line Be part of the national conversation. Join us for lunch and a panel discussion at Simmons College! Lunch and Panel...