Pioneering Women Presidents Share Their Journeys During Women@Wentworth Event
April 5, 2019
Four of higher education’s most esteemed leaders — Zorica Pantić, Kerry Healey, Gloria Cordes Larson, and Jackie Jenkins-Scott — were presented March 29 with “Women of the Year” awards as part of the 13th annual Women@Wentworth event.
Jenkins-Scott, president emeritus at Wheelock College, moderated this year’s panel, which included President Pantić of Wentworth, President Healey of Babson College, and Larson, president emeritus at Bentley University. Each woman spoke of her respective career, including challenges and triumphs along the way.
Three-hundred people attended the Watson Auditorium event with Wentworth Trustee and former Woman of the Year recipient Christine Keville, Hon. ’16, introducing Scott.
Matthew Consigli of Consigli Construction delivered the founding sponsor remarks and Fatima Hussein, Computer Information Systems ’19, was the WOW Endowed Scholarship recipient featured speaker. The panel discussion gave way to questions from the audience.
A video of the entire event can be found on Wentworth’s YouTube channel.
Additional photos can be found on our Flickr page.
October 18, 2019—A full transcript of President Thompson's speech delivered during his inauguration ceremony.
October 18, 2019—In his Oct. 18 address, Thompson highlighted four key focus areas for the university and said strategic planning and progress will demand equal participation from all sectors of the Wentworth community.
October 17, 2019—This ASAP initiative will run through June of 2021, or until all $5 million in matching funds is expended.