Date: April 20, 2011
Subject: WSA Weekly Newsletter: April 20, 2011

WSA Weekly Newsletter

April 20, 2011

WSA Club Highlights 

Read on to find out about:




Fill out our End of Year Poll and help set the WSA priorities for the coming year. It's short, we promise, and the section with the highest response rate will get a prize!



Cross Boston B-School Women's Mixer

Boston University’s Women’s MBA Association has organized an informal gathering of women from several local MBA programs including BU, BC, and MIT (to name a few). Come meet fellow women students in neighboring schools to broaden your network and enjoy a few cocktails.

Date:  Friday, April 22

Time:  7pm-10pm

Where:  Audubon Circle Restaurant Bar, 838 Beacon Street, Boston MA

More info and RSVP:

EC Field Study Presentation

Title: How Mothers on the Fast-Track Juggle Careers and Families

When: April 28th, 6-7pm

Where: Aldrich 209

What: A presentation by two EC women (Anne Zimmerman and Molly Melican) on the results of a field study focusing on how high-powered women maintain their fast-track careers while managing a family. The presentation will cover practical advice from 25 interviews with high-powered female executives with children.  Topics addressed will include picking a partner, choosing the right company, communicating pregnancy with colleagues, managing maternity leave and structuring household help, among others. 

Alumni Event

Come see Marcia Reynolds, PsyD, author of "Wander Women: How High-Achieving Women Find Contentment and Direction"  on Wednesday, May 4th, in Aldrich 111

5:45 p.m. Networking/refreshments 

7:00 p.m. Program and Q&A 

Presentation to help smart, strong driven women learn how to release their “burden of greatness” while maintaining their passion and drive. 


$35.00 Non-member and Each Guest 

$10.00 WSA Student Member 

$15.00 Book 

Click Here to Register 


WSA/Green Team Clothing Drive

ECs, preparing for the inevitable  move away from HBS and Boston? RCs, got a lot of old clothes and need to make room for new ones in our tiny apartments around campus?  Come donate your old clothes at the WSA/Green Team Clothing Drive!  There will also be a swap event after the collection period where you can come browse the assortment your fellow classmates have donated and stock up for your new job, internship, or social calendar.

Save the dates!  More details to follow.

Donation Collection

April 26 – 1:30-2pm

April 27 – 12:30-1:30

May 3 -11:30-1pm

May 4 – 11:00-1pm

Swap event

May 9 – Most of the day

WSA Buddy Program

Want to have a positive impact on the experience of first year women next year? Sign up to be an EC Buddy to one or more RCs – you will be paired with an incoming member of the Class of 2013 based on your personal/professional interests, and will have a chance to mentor your buddy through a variety of group and 1-1 events during the coming year.

The section with the highest participation rate wins a wine and cheese reception sponsored by the WSA, so SIGN UP NOW!


Forté Foundation

Check out the Forté Foundation’s 2011 MBA Women’s Conference June 10 and 11 in New York City and discover the strategies that will take your career from successful to extraordinary.

Uncover what’s holding you back and the keys to unlocking your breakthrough-potential.




Amazing Women at HBS

Huge CONGRATULATIONS to Elle Pishny from New J who completed the Boston Marathon in 2 hours and 44 minutes to qualify for the Olympic Trials in January! We will all be cheering for you, Elle!


If you have something to celebrate or a know an HBS woman we should recognize, email us at or