Gender Initiative

The Gender Initiative supports research, education, and knowledge dissemination to accelerate the advancement of women leaders and promote gender equity in business and society.

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Executive Education

  • 26–30 NOV 2018
  • HBS Campus

Women on Boards: Succeeding as a Corporate Director

Acquire the tools you need to understand the explicit and implicit ways boards function, approach the selection process strategically, and become an effective board member from day one.

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Global Activities

  • 20 MAR 2018
  • Harvard Center Shanghai

Women in Leadership: Changes through Expressions

Harvard Center Shanghai hosts an annual International Women's Day Forum in collaboration with the alumni club of Shanghai and Harvard Business Review China. Gender Initiative director Colleen Ammerman delivered opening remarks and introduced HBS’s engagement in gender issues in research and teaching programs. Around a hundred Harvard alumni and practitioners from a range of industries convened to discuss how to influence the workplace and beyond. It was also broadcast live and attracted over 100,000 online viewers.

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