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Women inspire me every single day. Their tenacity, wit, enthusiasm, power and grace have provided the world with amazing businesses that have transformed industries. Her Success Story is a podcast that allows these impactful and fascinating women to share their success journey with the world. Their triumphs, along with their failures. Their lessons, along with their leadership. And their determination to follow their dreams. Listen in each week as we talk to women in fashion, coaching, corporate, legal and so much more.

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Jun 10, 2019

Deb PineDeb Pine

Executive Director

Center for Women and Business and Executive Education at Bentley University

Deb Pine serves as the Executive Director of the Center for Women and Business and Executive Education at Bentley University where she leads all external and internal strategic efforts, including corporate engagement, student initiatives, faculty collaboration, and research.

Deb is a skilled facilitator, leading sessions at Harvard Business School and the Broad Institute, and workshops for corporate clients including Wellington Management, Eagle Investment Systems, Verizon, Clarks, and TripAdvisor. Deb also facilitates discussions at large public forums including 2020 Women on Boards: National Conversation on Board Diversity, the Global Business Ethics Symposium, and the Massachusetts Conference for Women.

During her 25+ year career, Deb has held senior leadership positions in both emerging organizations and global corporations. She co-founded PreVision Marketing, a customer marketing and technology firm which developed breakthrough customer loyalty marketing programs for Fortune 500 companies. Under her leadership, PreVision was ranked on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies and the Software 500 representing leading technology providers.

Deb has served as an investor and advisor to early-stage ventures and as a non-profit board member for the T1DExchange, a nonprofit organization that builds patient and community research platforms dedicated to eradicating chronic diseases. She is committed to furthering progress toward corporate gender equity and is an active mentor and advisor to several women-led businesses. She is a member of the Harvard Business School Women’s Association and The Boston Club. Deb earned her B.A. in Communications from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and her MBA from Harvard Business School.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Why more women on boards makes a true impact and the research that backs it up
  • Why three women on a board become a force and why that’s the magic number
  • The three things boards need to do to create change
  • How there could be over 3,000 open board seats for women if every state did this
  • Four things women should consider if they want to be on a board
  • Why November 14th is an important date to remember
  • Meeting people outside your circle on boards and how it expands your network
  • The different types of boards women can be a part of and how to build experience