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Elisa van Dam

evandam.jpgElisa is a senior director in the School of Management, responsible for executive education and corporate outreach. With her team and the SOM faculty, she produces high impact learning experiences, primarily focused on women's leadership development. She also works with SOM Dean Cathy E. Minehan on the management of the SOM's Business Advisory Council. She is a member of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce's Women's Network Advisory Board and a certified professional coach.


Recent Entries by Elisa van Dam

  • Dispatches from the Women's Networking Circuit: The Hidden Power of Context
    Sam Sommers from Tufts University spoke this week at the HR Leadership Forum on The Hidden Power of Context (in your work and your world). This program particularly resonates with me because at Simmons we pay a lot of attention to understanding...
  • 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...
  • Are you doing invisible work?
    Recently, the Women's Initiative Forum hosted a fascinating discussion with Dr. Joyce Fletcher on the subject of Invisible Work. Her article Invisible Work: The Disappearing of Relational Practice at Work can be downloaded here. Dr. Fletcher started the discussion...
  • Susan Vinnicombe honored by The International Alliance for Women
    Each year, through the TIAW World of Difference 100 Awards, The International Alliance for Women recognizes up to 100 extraordinary women - and men - from around the world who have contributed to the economic empowerment of women. This impressive...
  • Strategic Leadership for Women - Sept. 16-20
    Do you want to get re-energized and re-focused so your can take your career and your organization to new heights? Join us for Strategic Leadership for Women and: Gain perspective on your leadership style and identify ways to improve...