Bruce Kogut, the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Professor of Leadership and Ethics and director of the Bernstein Center, introduced the research symposium and keynote speaker Claudia Goldin of Harvard University.
Claudia Goldin, the Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University, delivered her keynote presentation on “Education and Careers: Insights from The Harvard and Beyond Project.”
Marianne Bertrand, the Fred G.
Steingraber/A. T. Kearney Professor of Economics at Chicago University, presented her research on the “Gender Gap for Young Professionals in the Financial and Corporate Sectors.”
Marianne Bertrand, the Fred G. Steingraber/A. T. Kearney Professor of Economics at Chicago University, Lawrence Katz, the Elisabeth Allison Professor of Economics at Harvard University, and Anne Preston, professor of economics and department chair at Haverford College, answered questions from the audience as part of the discussion for the research panel, “Women in the Professions: Business, Medicine, Law, Engineering, Science and Academia.”
Conference attendee Noshua Watson listened intently as panelists discussed women’s representations in different professions.
Panelists discussed “Career Issues Faced by Women in Universities and in Business.” Panelists included: Debora Spar, president of Barnard College; Muriel Niederle, associate professor at Stanford University; Subha V. Barry, managing director and head of global diversity and inclusion at Merrill Lynch; Philip Berry, managing principal of Berry Block and Bernstein LLC; Geraldine Downey, vice provost for diversity initiatives and professor of psychology at Columbia University.
Debora Spar, president of Barnard College, moderated the afternoon panel discussion on “Career Issues Faced by Women in Universities and in Business.”
The half-day conference was held at Columbia University’s Italian Academy.
Philip Berry, managing principal of Berry Block and Bernstein LLC, spoke with Subha Barry, managing director and head of global diversity and including at Merrill Lynch, and Ann Bartel, Merrill Lynch Professor of Workforce Transformation and director of the Human Resource Management Program at Columbia Business School, during a coffee break at the conference.