20 ene 2017
Promociona Program breakfast

Ana Plaza presents the second Promociona Breakfast with the participation of Margery Resnick, professor at MIT

The Secretary General of CEOE, Ana Plaza, presented the second Breakfast of the IV Edition of the Promociona Program held at CEOE. The speaker this time was Margery Resnick, professor and Head of the Literature and Women’s Studies departments at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (MIT) and president of the International Institute that promotes the cultural exchange between Spain and the USA and the contribution of women.

The Secretary General of CEOE, Ana Plaza, presented the second Breakfast of the IV Edition of the Promociona Program
The Secretary General of CEOE, Ana Plaza, presented the second Breakfast of the IV Edition of the Promociona Program. — ©CEOE

During the event, Margery Resnick shared with participants of the Promociona Program her personal experience as an associate professor at Yale University and as professor and Head of both departments (Literature and Women’s Studies) at the renowned MIT, illustrating through her story how women’s rights were being defined during those years.

Margery Resnick explained that the incorporation of women into the labour market was not followed by a renewed vision of marriage and work. In addition, the Promociona breakfast speaker focused on the difficulties women face when it comes to reconciling their work and personal life. "Women pay a very high price when institutions are inflexible," said the MIT professor.

To conclude, Resnick stated that societies still need to adopt many changes and raised the idea that organizations, industries and schools should change after analysing those nations that do take the families into account, such as Sweden.