Morgan M. Bryant, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, moderated the event. The panel featured Janée Burkhalter, Ph.D., associate dean and associate professor of marketing, Natalie Wood, Ph.D., associate dean and professor of marketing and Storm Wilkins, Esq., executive director of the Maguire Academy of Insurance and Risk Management.
In her remarks to the audience Wilkins said when women enter the business world, the overall culture fosters an environment where women are frequently hesitant to take on leadership or job roles.
“There have been surveys as far as corporate leadership, and they have proven time and time again that men will feel 50% ready for a job but they’ll take it and learn it while they’re there,” Wilkins said. “Versus women, they have to