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.
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, […]
It’s the time of year when college seniors will walk across the stage to accept their degrees, but as one chapter closes another one is just beginning. It’s now time to transition into that first full-time professional job.
BETHLEHEM, PA —Hiring will be up for new college graduates, according to a new report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). NACE’s Job Outlook 2013 survey shows that employers anticipate hiring 13 percent more Class of 2013 college graduates than they hired from the Class of 2012.
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 […]