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Work Life Balance. “OR” No More
Start Date: 3/18/2014Start Time: 5:30 PM
End Date: 3/18/2014End Time: 7:30 PM

Event Description:

Work-Life Balance. “Or” No more.  

A panel discussion on how to manage careers, families AND more.

Why is work-life balance often difficult? Why do women and men continually struggle to find equality in leadership ranks? Why is having it all such an elusive quest?

Panelists will draw from their own experience and compare real-life solutions, moderated by Carey Goldberg, Common Health, WBUR


- Jodi Detjen, Management and Entrepreneurship Professor, Suffolk University
Co-author of The Orange Line: A Woman's Guide to Integrating Career, Family and Life

- Bernie Jones, Associate Professor, Suffolk University Law School
Author of Women Who Opt Out: The Debate over Working Mothers and Work-Family Balance

- John Badalament, International Speaker, Educator, Author, and Filmmaker, Modern Dads
Author of The Modern Dads Dilemma: How to Stay Connected with your Kids in a Rapidly Changing World

-Javier Barrientos, Senior Director, Global Diversity & Inclusion at Biogen Idec

- Su Joun, EMBA'04,  Senior Director, Inclusion and Mobility at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

5:30 p.m. - Reception
6:15 p.m. - Panel begins
7:45 p.m. - Book signing and networking

Suffolk professors Detjen and Jones will be signing copies of their books after the panel discussion.

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we will be having an accessories drive to benefit the local chapter of Dress for Success. Attendees are encouraged to donate gently used AND cleaned (dry cleaned) handbags, footwear, scarves, jewelry, watches, hats, etc.

Learn more about Dress for Success:



Contact Information:
Name: Tramaine Weekes
Phone: 617-573-8454
inspired career
Intended Audience:
  • Alumni
  • Faculty
  • Graduate Students
  • Guests
  • Undergraduate Students

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