BOSTON (August 26, 2014) -- Teresa Nelson Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Entrepreneurship Program at the Simmons School of Management, has recently been invited to join the prestigious National Women's Business Council (NWBC). Her 3-year term is effective immediately. The NWBC is a non-partisan federal advisory council created to serve as an independent source of advice and counsel to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners.
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Moving Forward with Health Reform- Where? Hosted by the Simmons College School of Management and the Center for Research in Health Policy and Management
At the national level, the debate over health reform - "Obamacare" - has been contentious and partisan, in ways that have generally made it impossible to understand the real issues underlying what's at stake.
Mayor Walsh, Simmons College Announce Partnership and Further Success in the Work of the Boston Women's Workforce Council
BOSTON--Today, Mayor Martin J. Walsh convened the first meeting of the Boston Women's Workforce Council under his Administration. During today's meeting, Mayor Walsh announced a newly-created partnership with the School of Management at Simmons College and others. EMC, a major Fortune 500 company in the Boston area, is the newest company to participate in the Council's work.
The Center for Gender in Organizations at the Simmons School of Management recently responded to two items in the popular media related to gender and leadership: the campaign to ban the word "bossy," and an article asserting that women "lack confidence."
To read our response to the "Ban Bossy," campaign, check out "Unpacking Ban Bossy: Reflections from the Center for Gender in Organizations," on our website here.
To read our response to The Altantic's article on women lacking confidence, check out "Confidence Gap? Not so fast" here.
For more research and publications from CGO, visit www.simmons.edu/cgo.
When the Equal Pay Act of 1963 became law, President John F. Kennedy declared the end of the "unconscionable practice of paying female employees less wages than male employees for the same job." Yet, in 2014, when women across the United States earn, on average, 77 cents for every dollar men earn, the U.S. Senate blocked consideration of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would make it illegal for employers to penalize employees who discuss their salaries.
(April 17, 2014) -- Dean Cathy Minehan was quoted in the U.S. News & World Report article "How Women Can Use Business School to Hone Leadership Skills." In the article Dean Minehan discusses the unique advantages of the Simmons MBA.
Simmons School of Management's Susan Vinnicombe Presents the best NED Award in the Not-For-Profit Catagory
On April 3rd Simmons School of Management's Susan Vinnicombe presented the best NED Award in the Not-For-Profit Catagory to Alice Maynard. The Awards acknowledge the role of a Non-Executive Director, Chairman or Trustee across any size of company/organisation, and across all business and not-for-profit sectors.The NED Awards were established in 2006, by Peel Hunt, to recognise those NEDs who have made a real contribution to the business and not-for-profit sectors, whose commitment and achievements helped the organisation grow.
On National Equal Pay Day, Professor Paula Gutlove discussed Salary Negotiation on WGBH.
BOSTON (April 3, 2014) -- The Simmons College School of Management, has maintained its business accreditation from The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education; fewer than five percent of the world's business programs have earned this honor.