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Author: Beatrix Dart

Beatrix Dart

Dr. Dart served for seven years as the Associate Dean, Executive Degree Programs, leading the program design, international partnerships, and faculty selection for the Executive MBA and Global Executive MBA programs at the Rotman School of Management. Her outstanding contributions were recognized in 2012 through the prestigious international “Bud Fackler Award”, a lifetime achievement award for contributions to the executive MBA industry. As Professor of Strategy at Rotman, Beatrix teaches Management Consulting and Strategy, in particular corporate strategy and the development of growth strategies for international companies, and has been awarded the “Teacher of the Year” award in 2017. She joined the Rotman School of Management in 2000 following a successful career with McKinsey & Co. Since 2008, Beatrix is the Executive Director Rotman’s Initiative for Women in Business, focusing on advancing women in management, for which she won the TIAW Global Award in 2010. She was also named “Top 25 Women of Influence” in 2013, and “WXN Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100” in 2016. Further accomplishments include being a founding member and country lead of The 30% Club Canada, working with over 180 CEOs and board chairs as members supporting the campaign to advance women on boards and senior management roles. She also co-chairs the Canadian Gender and Good Governance Alliance, which she initiated in 2017. Additionally, she serves as a corporate director at EllisDon, one of Canada’s largest construction companies, and on a number of non-profit boards.

How Do We Get More Women on Boards? The Canadian Gender and Good Governance Alliance says Industry Collaboration is Key

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At the end of 2016, Beatrix Dart came to a realization: Although there are hundreds of fantastic organizations in Canada dedicated to advancing women in various stages of their career, they weren’t working together as well as they could be. Prof. Dart, the Executive Director of the and the Country Lead for the , was […]



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