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Baruch College Hosts Panel on Gender Inequality in the Workplace



NEW YORK, NY-April 20, 2015 - On Tuesday, April 28, Baruch College will host a panel titled “Working for Less: Gender Inequality in the Workplace." A 2014 study by the World Economic Forum found that the United States ranked 65 out of 131 countries in a wage equality survey. Women in the United States earned 66% of what men earned.

The 4/28/15 panel discussion is sponsored by The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business, Zicklin Women in Business, and The Sustainability Practice Network.

Ann Goodman of Telesys Advisory will moderate the discussion. Panelists include Tulsi Byrne from the UN Global Compact and Rebecca Ruf from Global Banking Alliance for Women.

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EVENT DETAILS:

WHAT: Working for Less: Gender Equality in the Workplace

WHEN: Tuesday, April 28, 2015; 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

                  6:00 pm - Registration and Networking
                  6:15 pm - Panel

                  7:30 pm - Q&A
                  8:00 pm - Networking 

WHERE: Baruch College - Information & Technology Building (Library Building)

                  151 E. 25th St.

                  Atrium, Rackow Room and Lounge

                   Rooms 750 and 760

 

About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 18,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.

 

About the Zicklin School of Business:

Backed by a long tradition of excellence in public higher education, the Zicklin School of Business is proud to be a leader in providing urban-based undergraduate and graduate business and executive education for the twenty-first century. A school within Baruch College, consistently rated by rankings experts among the top performers in areas relevant to today’s students, such as academic excellence, diversity, and value, Zicklin offers a wide range of part-time and full-time business degree programs that are nationally accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), taught by faculty who are thought leaders and active researchers and practitioners in their fields. Integrated both physically and philosophically into the fabric of New York City, the world’s financial capital, the Zicklin School is committed to delivering relevant, affordable, academically rigorous business education that is both world-class in quality and reputation and worldwide in its impact.

 

Zicklin Women In Business is a professional organization that provides career, networking and mentoring opportunities for women and men at Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business. The group connects its 700+ members with distinguished alumni and professionals, and hosts discussions on topics such as successful negotiation techniques, the use of emotional intelligence, and the breaking of the corporate glass ceiling. For more information please visit: zicklinwomeninbusiness.weebly.com.

 

The Sustainability Practice Network (SPN) is a New-York-based forum for professionals working with corporate responsibility and sustainability issues to build community based on learning, discussion, information and idea exchange. There are over one thousand members on our list-serve, representing practitioners from industry, academia, government and NGO's. For more information please visit: www.sustainabilitypractice.net.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Kirk Petersen, (646) 660-6124, kirk.petersen@baruch.cuny.edu

Mercedes Sanchez, (646) 660-6112, mercedes.sanchez@baruch.cuny.edu

Evelisse Luciano, (646) 660-6134, evelisse.luciano@baruch.cuny.edu

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