Gloria Larson

How She Got There: Gloria Cordes Larson’s Path to Becoming the President of Bentley University

When Gloria Cordes Larson talks about her career, the word “serendipity” comes up a lot. A self-described “half-glass-full Southern cheerleader type,” she means being in the right place at the right time, and the opportunities she seized lend an unpredictable, if not unplanned, quality to her trajectory—each job doesn’t typically lead to the next.  “Someone looking at my resume could easily think I either can’t hold down a permanent job … [ more ]

It’s Time to Close the Workplace Gender Gap

by Gloria Larson, president of Bentley University It’s hard to believe that a gender bias still exists in the workplace, more than 50 years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act­. While women in the workplace have been “leaning in,” in the words of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, to the challenge of climbing the corporate ladder, a female executive can still be ousted for being “pushy.” In 2014, professional … [ more ]

Gloria Larson

“Continuously seek passion in your work and be open to change.” [ more ]

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