It remains to be seen if small steps toward socially norming science will make a difference, but the data is beginning to suggest that we are on the right track.
By Amy Fleischer, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and member of the Villanova Women's Professional Network, Villanova University, for U.S. News & World Report, 2013
November 1, 2013 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia
Members of the Villanova Women's Professional Network Steering Committee enjoyed the honor of attending the 10th annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women. We attended breakout sessions and workshops and saw a phenomenal bill of keynote speakers, including Madeline Albright, Sallie Krawcheck, Judge Glenda Hatchett, Linda Cliatt-Wayman, and Hillary Rodham Clinton. See the video of Clinton's address below.
January 30, 2013 at 6pm in Driscoll Hall, Villanova Campus
The Villanova Women's Professional Network hosted Nance K. Dicciani, PhD '69 College of Engineering, Villanova University, and former president & CEO of Honeywell, Specialty Materials Business Group, who delivered a keynote address, followed by a panel discussion featuring distinguished Villanova alumnae. See the video below.
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Women’s Recovery Strengthens in Year Four
Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D., Elyse Shaw, and Elizabeth Pandya for Institute for Women's Policy Research, 2013
For the first time in its history, a woman is in charge at the International Monetary Fund. And, under Managing Director Christine Lagarde’s leadership, the Fund is “mainstreaming” gender parity as a driver of economic performance.
By Laura Tyson, Professor at Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, for the Project Syndicate, 2013
It took a revolution to get women where they are in business today. But now, to push hard-won gains wider and deeper, a different approach is necessary. It is a strategy based on small wins - incremental changes that have the power to transform organizations positively for both men and women.
By Debra E. Meyerson and Joyce K. Fletcher, Professors of Management, Simmons Graduate School of Management, for Harvard Business Review, January-February 2000