According to Fortune, there are three ways modern women can make their way into the C-suite: securing positions in the boardroom, finding corporate mentors and workplace sponsors, and education. Indeed, business education remains one of the best paths to upper-level management, which means women in business must continue learning throughout their careers.
In the noble pursuit of gender equality, business schools across the nation have devoted the past few years to encouraging more women to enroll in business education. Dozens of universities have enacted affirmative action goals to recruit more women into MBA programs ― and for the most part, it has worked.
It is easy to be misled about the gender gap in education. When popular media constantly publishes articles stating that women are more likely to get a college degree than men or that girls earn higher grades than boys, it is easy to believe that the gender gap doesn’t exist and women have finally achieved […]
Between 1997 and 2014, the number of female-owned firms in the United States increased 68 percent, nearly 1.5 times the national average of 47 percent, according to a report by American Express OPEN and Womenable. The number of highly educated female entrepreneurs with at least some post-secondary education increased 9 percent between 2014 and 2015, […]
BPW Foundation and NCWIT Help Women Veterans and Military Spouses Access Careers in Information Technology WASHINGTON – Today, Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Foundation and the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) announced a partnership to bring IT career opportunities and resources to women veterans and military spouses. The partnership is part of […]
AURORA, Colo. – April 19, 2012 – Today’s academic environment has expanded the role of deans and directors of nursing education to go beyond curriculum development to include managing resource planning, designing new education delivery models and mapping program objectives to outcomes assessments, while navigating new laws, regulations and industry trends. But many nurse educators […]
Experts: No one reason men’s numbers lower Men have long been outnumbered by women in higher education in the U.S., going back to the 1980s. What’s drawn less notice is they are also less likely to earn bachelor’s degrees. Graduation rates across nearly all University of Wisconsin System schools are consistently higher for women. Last year, […]
Women are leapfrogging men into the classroom at the nation’s largest university system, redefining the gender gap on California State University campuses in a startling way. About six out of 10 CSU graduates last spring were female — a complete reversal over the past four decades. Some campuses, like Dominguez Hills and Stanislaus, have almost […]