Dede Bartlett, a past President of the New York Women’s Forum and chair of the Jim and Dede Bartlett Foundation, visited Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA this week as a featured speaker delivering sixteen lectures to students over the course of this week on a range of subjects such as leadership, the gender pay gap and workplace culture.
Bartlett is a pioneering executive who ascended to top positions at companies such as ExxonMobil and Phillip Morris at a time when scarce few women attained high-level corporate jobs.
Today, Dede Bartlett is a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow, a Director of the American University of Central Asia Foundation and the Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence. She is Co-Chair and Founder of the New Canaan Domestic Violence Partnership and sits on the Advisory Board of the Domestic Violence Crisis Center. As a result of her work as a lecturer and career counselor on college campuses, Dede is actively involved in encouraging young women to pursue degrees in STEM.
She is a past recipient of IWFs prestigious Women Who Make a Difference Award and has been honored for her work in helping victims of domestic violence by Lifetime Television, the National Center for Victims of Crime and the National Domestic Violence Hotline, where she is the Immediate Past Chair of the Advisory Board. Dede holds degrees from Vassar College (BA) and New York University (MA).
To read the full feature in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette click here.