Tuvana Rua, PhD, associate professor of management and Tamilla Triantoro, PhD, associate professor of business analytics and information systems, have been named co-directors of Quinnipiac University’s M&T Bank Center for Women & Business.
Rua, of Trumbull, will focus on leading the center’s programs and initiatives to advance opportunities for professional development and networking. Triantoro will concentrate on developing research-based strategic initiatives that advance the center’s thought leadership.
Rua, who joined Quinnipiac in 2019, teaches in the areas of management, decision-making and leadership. Her research focuses on decision-making in negotiations, groups and ethics across cultures. She frequently presents at national and international conferences her research on moral identity, self-control and ethical behavior.
Triantoro, of Stamford, brings her expertise in research on artificial intelligence and passion for research-based insights that inform the future of work to the center.
“I am thrilled to be a part of an organization that is dedicated to empowering women and promoting gender equity in the business world,” she said. “Through thought leadership and research initiatives, we will continue the legacy of providing the resources, skills and networks that women need to thrive in their careers and become leaders in their fields. Our vision is a world where gender is not a barrier to success, and we are committed to making that vision a reality.”