November 11, 2013
Lack of Equal Opportunities in Some Family-Owned Businesses
In our Women in Family Business Peer Group this month we talked about equal opportunities, or lack thereof, for women in family owned businesses. But, before we got to that, we discussed ways in which women in all businesses come into the work force at a disadvantage: choice of college major (generally, women shy away from STEM fields) and once employed, women shy away from and often have no desire to learn the financial aspects of company management.
November 1, 2013
Conway Center Releases 2014 Program Schedule
The Conway Center for Family Business announced its 2014 Program Schedule during the 15th Annual Family Business Awards. Please see attachment for the full schedule.
October 24, 2013
Women's Book Blog: Thoughts about Retirement by Bea Wolper, Conway Center Co-Founder
The first thing, and the most important, is your health. When you are 90, it won't matter how much money you have unless you are healthy and able to enjoy it. It is critical that you start now by improving your diet, exercising, and generally making time for yourself to be healthy.
October 9, 2013
Family Business Advisors to Tackle Leadership Transition Challenges
Columbus, Ohio – Skip Murray, of Murray Associates, will lead the Conway Center for Family Business educational program, “Preparing Future Family Business Leaders Today for Tomorrow's Challenges” from 7:30-9:00 a.m. on October 17, at Ohio Dominican University’s Alumni Hall, 1216 Sunbury Road.
October 8, 2013
Beatrice Wolper to Receive International Women's Forum Award
October 8, 2013 - COLUMBUS, OHIO - On Friday, October 18, before an audience of more than 1,300 women leaders in Vancouver, Canada, the International Women's Forum (IWF) will present Columbus lawyer, mentor and women's advocate Beatrice (Bea) Wolper with its Women Who Make a Difference Award.