On March 21, the U.S. Chamber hosted an inaugural event for Center for Women in Business. Sharon Allen, former chairman Deloitte LLP, and Ilene Lang, president & CEO of Catalyst, were the keynote speakers.
On July 26, CWB hosted Diana Furchtgott-Roth of the Manhattan Institute, who has released a new book called, “Women's Figures: An Illustrated Guide to the Economic Progress of Women in America.”
The CWB partnered with the Chamber's Hiring Our Heroes Initiative for a Military Spouse event on January 13. CWB held a mentoring hour for the spouses that was a great success.
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The CWB hosted Mary Davis Holt, co-author of the book Break Your Own Rules, on December 20, 2011. After the event, Holt was interviewed on the importance of the book for women in the workplace.
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At the Center for Women in Business inaugural event on March 21, researchers presented new findings that show women are redefining the game in medium-sized corporations.
Mentorship and networking can be potential solutions to the low percentages of women holding top corporate positions. The Center for Women in Business strives to create a space and time for this mentoring and networking to occur.
In an op-ed for the Examiner, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue writes, "We can and must do more to leverage the skills, ideas, and innovations that women leaders bring to the table," and highlights that the U.S.
Margaret Spellings, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Forum for Policy Innovation, writes an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle about closing the gender gap in business.