After graduating with her Rutgers MBA, Brenda Hopper worked for several years in sales at IBM. Then in 1991, she got the call to head the New Jersey Small Business Development Center, headquartered at Rutgers Business School in Newark. "I saw an opportunity to make a real difference,” she said. More ›
"Through meaningful ideas and increasing opportunities for engagement, Rutgers Business School has created a remarkable impact, to ensure a better and more connected world for many years to come," said Tom R. Robinson, president and chief executive officer of AACSB International. More ›
"They are people of diverse backgrounds who knew the hardships of climbing the corporate ladder as minorities in America,” student Jay Morris said. "I am glad I had the opportunity to hear their stories." More ›
Dean Lei Lei, who sat on the panel discussing how minority and female students are being prepared for careers in financial services, said one of the challenges she faces is generating more scholarship money to bring bright students from underrepresented populations into Rutgers Business School. More ›
Women represent just under 14 percent of the total board seats of New Jersey’s 111 largest publicly held companies. That statistic is slightly better than the national average, where just 12 percent...