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Women in the Workforce

We’ve compiled these career-related resources specifically catered to women that may be helpful as you plan your career or start your job search. If you have suggestions for other resources to add, please let us know!

Advancing Women Executives: A leadership program for senior executives whose mission is to accelerate the careers of women in business to improve the global economy.

Bossed Up: Helps women craft happy, healthy, and sustainable career paths with award-winning personal and professional development training. Website offers upcoming career boot camp events, blog posts, resources and more.

Ellevate: A global professional women's network dedicated to the economic engagement and advancement of women worldwide.

Lean In: Nonprofit organization and online community dedicated to helping all women achieve their ambitions.

reacHIRE: Offers career re-entry resources for accomplished women returning after a career break and the companies that want to easily access exceptional talent with strong future management potential.

Werk: Online job board featuring leadership track roles for women with pre-negotiated flexibility. Founded by Brandeis alumna Anna Auerbach ’05, Werk is offering Brandeis alumni 25% off the annual membership fee of $48 with promo code BRANDEISALUM. 

Women for Hire: Offers online career fairs, career resources geared to working women, and an online job board that helps leading employers connect with top-notch professional women in all fields.

Women’s Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor: Offers data and statistics, news and events, and the Working Women’s Clearinghouse, a searchable database of federal government resources, tools, and publications of interest to women.

Alumni Spotlight: Anna Auerbach '05

Webinar: Gender Bias in Today's Workforce

Webinar: Successfully Return to Work

Anna Auerbach '05
Co-founder / Co-CEO, Werk

Werk aims to fix the leadership pipeline where it is most broken: at or before opt out. By pre-negotiating flexibility for leadership track roles​, Werk creates greater work life compatibility, advancing women to the highest ranks of leadership over time.

Prior to Werk, Anna was a strategy consultant for 10+ years, most recently as the COO of a philanthropy catalyst firm. She began her career at McKinsey & Co. Anna has an MBA from Harvard Business School and currently lives in New York City.

Presenter: Emilie Aries
Founder / CEO, Bossed Up


Emilie Aries spoke to the Brandeis community about the subtle but pervasive nature of modern gender bias in the workplace, and offered suggestions for what both men and women can do to address this issue in their professional lives, with a focus on the hiring and interview process.

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Presenter: Addie Swartz
CEO, reacHIRE

Addie Swartz shares proven strategies on how to prepare yourself for today’s workforce, get interview ready and return to work with confidence. Both a graduate of the reacHIRE program and an employee, Mimi Moss '93 shares her personal back-to-work story.

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