Aug 26, 2020
Dr. Beatrix Dart served for seven years as the Associate Dean, Executive Degree Programs at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. As Professor of Strategy at Rotman, Beatrix teaches Management Consulting and Strategy. She joined the Rotman School of Management in 2000 following a successful career with McKinsey & Co.
In the public realm, she served on advisory committees for ministries, co-chaired Canada’s first women-only trade mission to Japan, and is on the advisory board for UN Women in Canada.
Since founding it in 2008, Beatrix is the Executive Director at Rotman’s Initiative for Women in Business, focusing on advancing women in management.
She has won many awards for her work among them the “WXN Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100” award in 2016. Further accomplishments include being a founding member and country lead of The 30% Club Canada, working with over 180 CEOs and board chairs as members supporting the campaign to advance women on boards and senior management roles. She also co-chairs the Canadian Gender and Good Governance Alliance, which she initiated in 2017. Additionally, she serves as a corporate director at EllisDon, one of Canada’s largest construction companies, and on a number of non-profit boards.
LinkedIn Initiative for Women in Business: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/initiative-for-women-in-business/
Twitter Initiative for Women in Business: https://twitter.com/RotmanWomen
Back To Work Digital Program: https://www.rotman.utoronto.ca/ProfessionalDevelopment/InitiativeForWomenInBusiness/Programs/Back-to-Work_digital
Topics we talked about:
11:58 Rotman School Initiative for Women in Business - the beginning
14:50 Rotman School Initiative for Women in Business - various programs for different life stages
19:23 Back to Work (BTW) Digital Program
22:25 BTW Digital Program: Partnership with companies
27:45 BTW Digital Program: Short consulting project
29:20 BTW Digital Program: Networking events
30:28 Transferable soft skills
37:15 Back to Work Conference