Workforce Re-entry: Strategies & Considerations
This timely event is focused on professionals who intend to have a family and/or already have a family and have taken a short or extended career break.
Topics covered include:
In a time when there are so many headlines about high-profile women and their family choices, we are excited to have Christine Brown-Quinn (Author and Entrepreneur, Co-Founder & MD Women in Business Superseries) and Alexandra Beauregard (Lecturer, LSE) join us to address these topics. We expect to have a lively discussion and look forward to seeing you and any interested friends/colleagues on May 8th.
Christine Brown-Quinn, Author and Entrepreneur, Co-Founder & MD Women in Business Superseries
Following 20+ years in International Finance, Christine Brown-Quinn, together with her business partner Jacqueline Frost, launched 'Women in Business Superseries' in order to create a platform to share their strategies for getting ahead in demanding corporate environments. As a former Managing Director in Fixed Income, Christine is well versed in what it takes to forge a thriving career in highly pressurised, alpha environments. Through the Series, aspiring professional women discover the practical, hands-on strategies to fast track their careers - these are business strategies, albeit through a "female lens". Christine is also a published author on work-life balance for professional women. Step Aside Super Woman is resonating with professional women across a wide range of age groups, sectors as well as continents.
Christine has an undergraduate degree in Foreign Languages from Georgetown University (Cum Laude) and an MBA in International Business from George Washington University (Beta Gamma Sigma scholar). She has also tutored for Georgetown University’s Graduate Program in International Management at Oxford University on managing diversity in the workplace.
Dr. Alexandra Beauregard, Lecturer LSE
Alexandra is a Lecturer in Employment Relations and Organizational Behaviour at the London School of Economics. Her research is focused on the work-home interface, and addresses topics such as the causes and consequences of work-life conflict and enrichment, outcomes of flexible working, the impact of organizational culture and legislative context on work-life balance, and the lack of attention paid to diversity and inclusion in the work-life literature. In addition to her teaching and research at the LSE, Alexandra carries out consultancy projects on work-life balance issues for both private- and public-sector organizations. She also volunteers as a mentor for the LSE’s New Parents and Parents-to-be Network.
She is a member of the British Psychological Society’s Work-Life Balance Working Group, a member of the Global Alliance in Management Education’s Faculty Group in Gender and Diversity Management, and an associate member of the Diversity and Equality in Careers and Employment Research Centre based at Norwich Business School at the University of East Anglia.
Alexandra has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Waterloo (Honours), and an MSc in International Employment Relations and Human Resource Management and a PhD in Organizational Behaviour from the LSE
Anna Marie Dunn, JPMorgan MD, Global Equities Product Controller
Anna has been with JPMorgan Chase & Co. for over 15 years. She is currently serving as
Global Equities Product Controller and has held numerous positions within the Finance group
including Rates, FX and Public Finance Controller. She is a CFA Charter Holder and a
graduate of Cornell University.
Date: Wednesday, 8 May 2013
Time: 6:30 pm for 7 pm start
Venue: Hilton Green Park
Half Moon Street
Mayfair W1J 7BN
Cost: £15 for Members and £20 for Non-Members
Kindly organized by Alexandra Sheller '98 and Carla Dosmond '98.