Sylvia Ann Hewlett, a Columbia University professor and expert on talent management, workplace transformation and diversity and inclusion will speak at Oregon State University tonight about mentoring and supporting women’s success.
Her free public presentation, “High-Octane Mentoring: Sponsorship and Workplace Flexibility to Maximize Career Advancement” will begin at 7 tonight at the LaSells Stewart Center on the OSU campus. A reception with Hewlett will begin at 5:30. Free onsite child care will be provided at the presentation.
Hewlett is the founding director of the Hidden Brain Drain, a task force comprising 64 global companies committed to the realization of female and multicultural talent. At Columbia University she directs the Gender and Policy Program in the School of International and Public Affairs. She is the founding President of the Center for Work-Life Policy, a Manhattan-based think tank.
She writes regularly for the Harvard Business Review and the Financial Times and has appeared on “Oprah” and “Charlie Rose.”
Hewlett’s visit is part of the OSU President’s and Provost’s Lecture Series and is sponsored by the OSU President’s Commission on the Status of Women and the Office of Equity and Inclusion.