A Wall Street Journal task force of business, government and academic leaders – including CWB – set out to confront obstacles that keep women from participating fully in the economy.
On May 29, CWB and Hiring Our Heroes hosted a career forum and hiring fair at Peterson Air Force Base exclusively for spouses of the active duty, guard, reserves, and retired veteran populations.
On June 7, CWB hosted a discussion of a new book about how Barbara Hackman Franklin expanded the role for women in the federal government – and advanced the equality for women in the workplace – during the Nixon Administration.
CWB sponsored mentoring sessions for women in the Washington, DC area. Women in the early stages of their careers met one-on-one with several accomplished women from varied industries and backgrounds.
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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