News Roundup – April 30

Recent articles on women in business:

“Why Do Men Outperform Women at Harvard Business School?”
A recent study reveals that a sizable academic gap exists between men and women at Harvard Business School,  despite the fact that female students place greater importance on academics and spend more time studying. John Byrne, of poetsandquants.com, explores possible factors behind this common issue at many top business schools. Read the full article here.

“Where Are All the Senior-level Women?”

The Wall Street Journal shares insights from a panel  of business leaders regarding the issues that are keeping women from reaching senior-level positions and how those barriers can be overcome. The panel includes Vikram Malhotra of McKinsey & Co., Harvard University economics professor Claudia Goldin, Saadia Zahidi of the Women Leaders and Gender Parity Program at the World Economic Forum, and Nancy Carter of at Catalyst Inc. Find excerpts of the panel here.

“A Club for Women Atop the Ladder”

The New York Times features Belizean Grove, a rare and exclusive club connecting powerful business women across all industries.  The article discusses the benefits and risks of focusing networking energy in all-female circles. Read more here.

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Columbia Women in Business (CWIB) is an organization that strives to provide Columbia Business School women with resources and contacts to assist them in their academic, professional, and personal development. CWIB is committed to working with faculty, administrators, alumni and the greater business community to promote the role of and opportunities for women in business.
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