Ellen Silber

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Publication Date

Summer 1975


A unique aspect of the Marymount College, Tarrytown, Women's Studies Program is a three day residential seminar entitled Self-Development for Women in Management. It was offered for the first time in January 1975, again the first week in April and is planned for other times throughout the coming year. The seminar grew out of an extensive research project conducted by six faculty members. In the fall of 1975, an executive of a large international corporation approached the college and told us of a problem (as he perceived it) that existed in his company. Equal opportunity regulations require the upgrading of women into high positions, but many women who were offered promotions had turned them down.



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