The Dialogues: Kick off Navigating Gender and Race at Work 
September 13, 2016 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm | International Lounge, Usdan

Professor of Sociology Wendy Cadge and Vice President of Human Resources Robin Nelson-Bailey will facilitate an interactive workshop designed to kick off the series. Attendees will identify challenges related to work in diverse contexts and will leave with a sense of how to turn those challenges into strengths.

Toigo MBA Fellowship, The Robert Toigo Foundation
September 26, 2016 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm | Wasserman Cinematheque, Sachar Building

This round table features alums who completed MBAs with the support of Toigo’s Fellowship.
Cindy Helen Brea   BlackRock
Michelle A. Shell, CFA   Harvard Ph.D. student
Mina Pacheco Nazemi   GCM Grosvenor Private Markets
Raudline Etienne   Founder/Managing Partner Daraja Capital
Moderator: Anita Hill

Implications of the Political Campaign
September 27, 2016 | 4:00 pm – 6 pm | International Lounge

Panelists discuss candidates platforms on gender and race issues at work.
Rep. Tackey Chan, ’95
Eileen McNamara
Leah Wright Rigueur
Chad Williams
Moderator: Anita Hill

Navigating Identity in the Workplace
October 26, 2016 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm | International Lounge

Join alumni and employers from a variety of industries to learn about micro-aggressions in the work place. Topics include: personal responses, legal considerations and resources.
Panelists
Jesse Beal, MA ’12   Director, Women’s and Gender Center, Amherst College
Mareshia Donald,’09 (MS), ’13 (Ph.D.)   Education and Diversity Program Manager, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nurys Camargo, Regional Director of External Affairs for AT&T Massachusetts and  Founder of Chica Project
Moderator: Dr. Sava Berhané, Chief Operating Officer of Building Excellent Schools
Leader: Caroline O’Shea   Assistant Director of Employer Relations, Hiatt Career Center

Shattering Glass Ceilings: Brandeis Women in Business and Economics
October 27, 2016 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | Wasserman Cinematheque, Sachar Building

Please join us for a discussion on issues of gender parity and the role of women in business, economics, and finances.
Panelists
Anne P Carter,  Professor Emerita of Economics, Brandeis University
Amy Kessler ’89, MA ’90,  SVP and Head, Longevity Risk Transfer, Prudential Retirement
Lisa M. Lynch, Provost, Brandeis University
Lan Xue ’90, MA ’91, Founding Partner and Head of Research, Trivest Advisors, Hong Kong
Moderator: Cathy Minehan, Former President, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Introductions by: Kathryn Graddy   Senior Associate Dean, Brandeis International Business School

The Wage Project: Negotiating Your First Job Salary
November 8, 2016 | 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm | Kutz 2nd Floor Conference Room

Sixty Percent of Millennial Women Aren’t Negotiating. Don’t be one of them. Over the term of her life a woman will earn $1million less than a man simply because she is a woman. This session is open to any student who will be negotiating their job salaries and are interested in earning their true potential as these early decisions will have lifelong consequences. Our goal is for students to learn the following. • What is the wage gap? • How to combat the wage gap? • How to negotiate your salary?
Leader: Erica Foss   Assistant Director, Center for Career and Professional Development, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Global Music Industry Panel
November 10, 2016 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm | Slosberg Recital Hall

Brandeis alums who are leaders in the Global Music Industry will discuss gender/race, music economy, digitization, piracy, marketing and careers. Refreshments provided.
Panelists
Susan Dodes,`83, P `19  Professor of Music Industry studies, The University of New Haven; owner of SuLeDo Music, a music consulting firm
Jeff Jones, P `19  CEO Apple Corps, Ltd.
Mark Eisenberg, `85   Sr. VP SoundExchange
Jerry Blair, `83   Head Global Entertainment Management (GEM)
Donald Friedman, `74   Entertainment Lawyer
Moderator: Professor Yu-Hui Chang   Chair, Brandeis Music Department

Women in VC/Angel Investors
How Woman Investors Are Shaping the Start-Up Economy
November 15, 2016 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm | International Lounge

Panelists 
Sheryl Marshall   Founder, Capital W
Jody Rose   Executive Director, New England Venture Capital Association
Wendee Wolfson `77   Managing Principal, Brickworks Advisors
Payal Agrawal Divakaran   Principal, .406 Ventures
Moderator: Barbara Clarke, MA, `91   Founding principal Impact Seat/Angel Investor

The Wage Project: Negotiating Your First Job Salary
November 17, 2016 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm | SCC Room 313

Sixty Percent of Millennial Women Aren’t Negotiating. Don’t be one of them. Over the term of her life a woman will earn $1million less than a man simply because she is a woman. This session is open to any student who will be negotiating their job salaries and are interested in earning their true potential as these early decisions will have lifelong consequences. Our goal is for students to learn the following. • What is the wage gap? • How to combat the wage gap? • How to negotiate your salary?

Co-Leaders: Caroline O’Shea   Assistant Director of Employer Relations, Hiatt Career Center; Lucas Malo, Director   Department of Community Service

 

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