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November 2013 Archives

Dean Cathy Minehan and SOM Students Featured on NPR

Dean Cathy Minehan and students from Simmons School of Management were featured in the NPR piece "How Boston Is Trying to Eliminate The Gender Wage Gap". In the interview, Dean Minehan discusses her work leading the citywide council that...

Changing the Face of Leadership for a Sustainable World

Join Simmons School of Management's Principled Leadership class, Net Impact, and the Simmons Sustainability Club for a screening of 350.org's Do The Math, with panel and community discussions involving principled leaders in the Simmons community. This event is free and...

Dispatches from the Women's Networking Circuit: Women Moving Millions

Jacki Zehner, the Chief Engagement Officer & President of Women Moving Millions, gave an inspiring talk at the Boston Club earlier this year. She believes that at that heart of gender inequality is a dominant belief in a "properly working...

The Frontlines of Health Care IT: War Stories and Lessons Learned

Efforts to solve the most serious health care challenges, quality, cost, racial and gender disparities, or the implementation of "Obamacare", rely on major investments in new health care IT.But can health care IT achieve what is expected of it?...

Dean Cathy Minehan on NPR'S Here & Now

Dean Cathy Minehan was a guest on NPR's Here & Now discussing Janet Yellen, President Obama's nominee to succeed Ben Bernanke as Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank. In the interview, Dean Minehan tells Here & Now that she's not...

Women's Advancement -- Male Allies Please

When Twitter begins trading publicly this month, it will do so with a board composed entirely of white men. Thirty or 40 years ago, this may not have been strange; I daresay that few would have questioned this decision at...

Closing the wage gap in Boston

Opion Piece in The Boston Globe By Victoria A. Budson, Dean Cathy Minehan and Alison A. Quirk Boston has taken a major step toward Mayor Tom Menino's vision for the city to become the best in the United States for...

National Discussion on Gender Diversity on Corporate Boards

In an effort to boost gender diversity on corporate boards across the country, Simmons College will host a panel discussion as part of the national campaign 2020 Women on Boards, Tuesday, November 12, at 7:30 a.m. in the Linda K....

Preparing your spring application? Tips from someone who has been in this exact situation, IT IS POSSIBLE!

For many prospective students thinking about applying for the Simmons School of Management Spring 2014 start, there is a question of just how feasible it would be. With the month of October coming to an end and the deadline of...