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Rotman School hosts Women in Management MBA open house

November 29, 2010

TORONTO, ON – From the classroom to the boardroom, the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto supports women in their efforts to advance and be successful in their careers. On December 2, the school will be hosting the annual Rotman Women in Management Open House which allows prospective female candidates for the Rotman MBA programs to explore the benefits of pursuing the degree from many perspectives.

The open house allows participants to gain insight into every aspect of the MBA cycle, from the admission process, the program, career opportunities and the alumni network.

The evening kicks off at 5:30 pm with a panel discussion moderated by Beatrix Dart, Executive Director, Rotman Initiative for Women in Business and Associate Dean, Executive Degree Programs. Other panelists include:

•         Kathy Butler (Full-Time MBA 1996), Managing Director, Investment Banking (Vancouver), CIBC World Markets Inc.;

•         Jane van Alphen (Evening MBA 2003), Vice President, Operations, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research;

•         Julieta Pineda (Executive MBA 2007), Director, McDonald’s in Walmart; and,

•         Shilpa Mandhan (Full-Time MBA 2011).

The proud sponsor of the evening is  CIBC.

What? Rotman Women in Management Open House

When? Thursday, December 2, 2010

5:00 – 5:30 pm: Registration

5:30 – 6:45 pm: Welcome and panel discussion

6:45 – 8:00 pm: Cocktails and networking

Where? Fleck Atrium

Rotman School of Management

105 St. George Street


Dress code? Business Casual

To Register:

Info: / 416-978-3499.

The Rotman MBA is available in five formats: the full-time Two-Year MBA; the part-time Three-Year Morning MBA and Three-Year Evening MBA; a One-Year Executive MBA, designed for senior managers; and the Omnium Global Executive MBA, which is delivered in eight key centres of international business in six countries. The school also offers a Master of Finance, which trains tomorrow’s global finance leaders and a world-class doctoral program, the Rotman PhD.

In addition, the Rotman School offers combined MBA degrees with the Faculty of Law (JD/MBA) and the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering (Skoll BASc/MBA); and Collaborative Programs in Asia-Pacific Studies and Environmental Studies.  Program details are 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


For more information, please contact:

Ken McGuffin
Media Relations
Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
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