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Simmons School of Management and the Center for Research in Health Policy and Management invite you to:
"Moving Forward with Health Reform - Where?"
A debate between
John McDonough, Harvard University and Joseph Antos, American Enterprise Institute
Monday, April 14, 2014 5:30 pm - 8 pm
Simmons School of Management, 5th Floor
BOSTON (February 20, 2014) -- In an effort to broaden public understanding of national health care reform, Simmons College will host a series of forums to explore changes in health care legislation from an economic, policy, and provider perspective. The forums, which will be held Feb. 25, April 3, and April 14, are free and open to the public.
Simmons School of Management Dean Cathy Minehan was quoted in the National Journal on February 18 about the Boston Women's Compact, an initiative to erase the gender wage gap in Boston. Minehan is chair of the Women's Workforce Council, which is leading the initiative.
Simmons School of Management tops the list Noodle.org developed of the best business schools for women. Noodle based their list on programs which provide "opportunities for women both inside and outside the classroom, including networking opportunities and support systems."
(February 6, 2014) - The Simmons School of Management was ranked a "Tier One MBA" by CEO Magazine and the International Graduate Forum's (IGF). "The rankings are based on key performance indicators considered to be of interest and value to students.Thus, international diversity, class size, student work experience, faculty-to-student ratio, and faculty qualifications - both academic and professional - have been given considerable weight. Schools ranked highly by the IGF in CEO Magazine have been successful in this goal."
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(January 13, 2014) -- Simmons School of Management Dean Cathy Minehan appeared on MSNBC's "All In with Chris Hayes" on Monday, January 13. This special episode commemorated the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty and was co-hosted by Maria Shriver. The episode showcased the findings in The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Pushes Back from the Brink.
As a renowned expert on financial and economic policy as well as women's leadership, Dean Minehan shared the achievements of the Boston Women's Compact for wage parity, an innovative initiative stimulating corporations to ameliorate inequality in the workplace.
Dean Minehan chairs the Boston Women's Workforce Council, recently co-authored an op-ed in the Boston Globe, and was featured on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" in a segment about Boston's goal to become the #1 city for working women.
Join Simmons School of Management's Principled Leadership class, Net Impact, and the Simmons Sustainability Club for a screening of 350.org's Do The Math, with panel and community discussions involving principled leaders in the Simmons community. This event is free and open to the Simmons community and friends.