Breaking "glass ceiling" metaphor

When: Thu., April 19, 7 p.m. 2012

SPEAKER AT FRANKLIN COLLEGE TO ADDRESS "GLASS CEILING" From the Franklin College press release:

Linda Carli, Ph.D. and visiting associate professor of psychology at Wellesley College, will present "Through the Labyrinth" on Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m. in the Branigin Room of the Napolitan Student Center as part of Franklin College's 2011-2012 Convocation Lecture Series.

Carli will address why women's paths to power in the workplace remain difficult to traverse. She also will explain why the "glass ceiling" is no longer a useful metaphor and proposes the labyrinth as a better image.
In her book, "Through the Labyrinth: The Truth about How Women Become Leaders," she addresses the issues women still face in the workplace and beyond.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
Founded in 1834, Franklin College is a residential four-year undergraduate liberal arts institution with a scenic, wooded campus located 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis. The college prepares men and women for significant careers through the liberal arts, offering its approximately 1,000 students 30 majors, 35 minors and nine pre-professional programs. In 1842, the college began admitting women, becoming the first coeducational institution in Indiana and the seventh in the nation. Franklin College maintains a voluntary association with the American Baptist Churches USA. For more information, visit www.franklincollege.edu.

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