MEN ON A MISSION


Amanda Burlison, (on left) and Alexandra Daum are Harvard University Business School students and co-presidents of the Women's Student Association. One of their new "man-bassadors" is  Daniel Samit, center, who recently joined their group.  Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff Photographer

Amanda Burlison, (on left) and Alexandra Daum are Harvard University Business School students and co-presidents of the Women’s Student Association. One of their new “man-bassadors” is Daniel Samit, center, who recently joined their group. Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff Photographer

When leaders of the Women’s Student Association at Harvard Business School (HBS) were considering how to better address gender issues on campus, one thing they knew they would need was an effective way to deliver their message.

It didn’t take long before the women realized that some of the best potential envoys were right there in front of them: men.

Enter the Manbassadors, a program launched earlier this fall to get men on the HBS campus more closely engaged in gender equality and gender dynamics, concerns typically seen as primarily of interest to women….

Read the full article on the introduction of the Manbassadors in the Harvard Gazette here.

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