BoardNext New York Chapter Event

BoardNext New York Chapter Event

WCD BoardNext Virtual Event


Author Event: Glass Half-Broken, Shattering the Barriers that

Hold Women Back at Work


March 18, 2021

1:00 p.m. (U.S. EST)


Please join us as author Colleen Ammerman sharesinsights from Glass Half-Broken, her new book highlighting theorganizationalobstacles and managerial actions that create gender imbalance. Bringing to light the key findings from the latest research in psychology, sociology, and economics,Glass Half-Brokenshows that along their entire career path—from entry- to mid- to senior-level positions—women get pushed out of the leadership pipeline and, at each point, for different reasons. Presenting institutional and managerial strategies designed to overcome and mitigate these barriers at each step in the career path,Glass Half-Brokenis the authoritative resource that managers and leaders at all levels can use to finally shatter the glass ceiling.

To receive a complimentary copy of Glass Half-Broken, please enter your preferred shipping address upon registration. If you elect to receive the book, please expect delivery within one week after the event.


*Current BoardNext NY & LA members in good standing are eligible to receive a copy of the book


Colleen Ammerman

Director, Gender Initiative

Harvard Business School


Colleen AmmermanisDirector of the Harvard Business School Gender Initiative, which catalyzes and translates cutting-edge research to transform practice, enable leaders to drive change, and eradicate gender, race, and other forms of inequality in business and society.


She has authored various articles and teaching materials on gender and work and is a researcher withLife and Leadership After HBS, a longitudinal study of the post-MBA paths of Harvard Business School alumni that examines how race, gender, and other factors shape their life and career experiences. Colleen is the coauthor, with Boris Groysberg, ofGlass Half-Broken: Shattering the Barriers That Still Hold Women Back at Work(Harvard Business Review Press, 2021).


Introduced By:

Cecilia Hong

Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP


Cecilia Hong is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Transactional Practice Group in the New York office, with a primary focus on leveraged finance and complex financing transactions (distressed and non-distressed). Cecilia has been an active legal and business advisor with over 15 years’ experience in leading and advising various complex financing and transactional matters, in particular in the spaces of private equity, mergers & acquisitions, debt capital market and bankruptcy and restructuring, ranging in size from multimillion dollars to multibillion dollars. Cecilia has spent a significant amount of time in both the US and Asia and is highly valued by clients for her ability to understand the differences of doing business in different jurisdictions.


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3/18/2021 1:00 PM - 3/18/2021 2:00 PM
Virtual Event

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