Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University Dean Sally Blount ’92 recently met with White House senior advisers and several leaders from the business and business school communities to discuss the changing needs of the 21st century workplace. The bottom line is that business schools worldwide must focus on expanding opportunities for women in business and help strengthen the fabric of our great nation.
Former President Jimmy Carter also has a call to action to support women’s rights.
The White House Council on Women and Girls and the Council of Economic Advisers, both of which hosted the event, also released a set of best practices for business schools. These policies offer concrete strategies for business schools to help women succeed throughout school and their careers as well as build a business-school experience that prepares students for the workforce of tomorrow.
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