In September Amanda Wagner, SM '06, was named one of Boston Business Journal's 40 under 40 for 2014. Amanda serves as the Senior Director of Product Planning & Program Management at Concert Pharmaceuticals and was selected out of 350 Boston professionals that were nominated for the honor due to her professional accomplishments and civil engagement. Amanda graciously took the time to share her story with the Simmons SOM community. In the following interview she explains why she chose to attend Simmons to guide her professional growth within a STEM environment, how she has used her Simmons experience and relationships throughout her career, and how current and potential SOM students can take advantage of the opportunities Simmons has to offer.
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Congratulations to Teresa Nelson Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Entrepreneurship Program at the Simmons School of Management who was quoted in the October 26th issue of the Sunday's Globe Magazine about Boston's startup community and women. To read the full story click here. Her wonderful comments come after the third graphic image.
Simmons College Undergraduate Management Students are selected to participate in the 2014-2015 New Horizon's College Mentoring Program with the Network of Executive Women's New England Regional Chapter
Congratulations to the Simmons College Undergraduate Management students Alexandra McConaghy, Charlotte Crosby, Kaitlyn DiPietro, and Norma Tentori, who have been selected to participate in the 2014-2015 New Horizons' College Mentoring Program with the Network of Executive Women's New England Regional Chapter! The experience promises to enhance students' perspectives on the CPG (Consumer, Product, Goods) and Retail Industry as well as build leadership and networking skills. Photo: From left to right, Kaitlyn DiPietro, Alexandra McConaghy, Charlotte Crosby, and Norma Tentori.
For more information about the Network of Executive Women, please visit the website at http://www.newonline.org/.
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin and Media Mogul Arianna Huffington to Speak at 36th Annual Simmons Leadership Conference
Simmons College has announced the keynote speakers for its April 2, 2015 premier Simmons Leadership Conference.Focusing on the theme "Dare to Compete," the conference features Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, author and columnist Arianna Huffington, and Cisco Chief Technology and Strategy Officer Padmasree Warrior. The event will be held at the Seaport World Trade Center Boston.
Simmons College School of Management Ranked the #1 "Greatest Opportunity For Women" in Nation by The Princeton Review
BOSTON (October 8, 2014) -- Once again, the Simmons College School of Management has been named the No. 1 MBA program with the "Greatest Opportunity for Women " by The Princeton Review. This is the sixth consecutive year the Simmons MBA program has received the distinction.
The ranking is part of The Princeton Review's 2015 guidebook for "Best 296 Business Schools" in which the School of Management is listed.
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.
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.