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Rotman School event aims to help break the glass ceiling

November 9, 2011

TORONTO, ON – An annu­al event aimed at female can­di­dates for pro­grams at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toronto’s Rot­man School of Man­age­ment returns this month with a new and expand­ed for­mat.

“Break the Glass Ceil­ing: Women and the MBA” is a half-day pro­gram fea­tur­ing speak­ers, pan­el­lists and break­out ses­sions cov­er­ing what you need to know about appli­ca­tion and enrol­ment pro­ce­dures, the nuts and bolts of doing an MBA, and prospec­tive career options after grad­u­a­tion. The day will also include infor­ma­tion ses­sions for Rot­man pro­grams includ­ing the Morn­ing MBA and Evening MBA for work­ing pro­fes­sion­als, Full-Time MBA, Exec­u­tive MBA and Omni­um Glob­al Exec­u­tive MBA pro­grams. In addi­tion­al, infor­ma­tion on exec­u­tive edu­ca­tion pro­grams of the Rot­man Ini­tia­tive for Women in Busi­ness and the Rot­man Mas­ter of Finance pro­gram will be avail­able.

Anne Sado, Rot­man MBA’81, who is Pres­i­dent of George Brown Col­lege, will deliv­er the keynote address.

The pro­gram will take place on Sat­ur­day, Novem­ber 12 begin­ning at 10:00 am at the Rot­man School of Man­age­ment. Fur­ther infor­ma­tion and reg­is­tra­tion is avail­able online at

The Rot­man School of Man­age­ment at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to is redesign­ing busi­ness edu­ca­tion for the 21st cen­tu­ry with a cur­ricu­lum based on Inte­gra­tive Think­ing. Locat­ed in the world’s most diverse city, the Rot­man School fos­ters a new way to think that enables the design of cre­ative busi­ness solu­tions. The School is cur­rent­ly rais­ing $200 mil­lion to ensure Cana­da has the world-class busi­ness school it deserves. For more infor­ma­tion, vis­it


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Ken McGuf­fin
Man­ag­er, Media Rela­tions
Rot­man School of Man­age­ment
Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to
Office: 416–946-3818
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