|Northeastern University invites you to join us for The State of Women’s Advancement in Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Policy Research: Current Trends and Future Directions in Greater Boston and Beyond Symposium.
This exciting half day forum will examine and explore topics critical to the advancement of women in the workplace including pay equity, breaking glass ceilings, and policy decisions. We’ll discuss current research of women’s growth in the areas of leadership, entrepreneurship, and policy, and what it means for the future.
Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of this timely discussion with researchers, policymakers, business leaders from Greater Boston as well as Northeastern students, faculty, alumni, and administration.
Program Agenda and Panelists:
Event Moderator: Katie Johnston, Boston Globe Reporter
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. – Light Breakfast
8:45 – 9 a.m. – Opening Remarks by Event Coordinators
9 – 10 a.m. – Entrepreneurship: What Barriers and Opportunities Exist that Prevent Women from Advancing on their Own?
Kim Eddleston, Professor, Northeastern University
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. – Women and Leadership: Who’s responsible for work-life balance? What can Employers do to Advance the Talent Pipeline?
Marla Capozzi, McKinsey & Company’s Strategy and Global Innovation Practices
11:30 – 12:30 p.m. – Public Policy: How can State and Municipal Government Level the Playing Field?
Randy Albelda, Professor of Economics and Senior Research Fellow, Center for Social
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. – Closing Remarks, Lunch & Networking
Friday, March 3, 2017
Northeastern University Alumni Center
Registration for this event is closed, as we have reached capacity. You can join the discussion via Northeastern University Alumni Facebook Live beginning at 8:45 a.m. on March 3.