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Spring 2022 Sponsor Spotlights


Lead Sponsor

PIMCO

PIMCO is a global investment management firm with a singular focus on preserving and enhancing investors’ assets.

We manage investments for institutions, financial advisors and individuals. The institutions we serve include corporations, central banks, universities, endowments and foundations, and public and private pension and retirement plans. We also serve advisors and individuals set on personal financial goals, from preparing for retirement to funding higher education.

For more than four decades, our mission has been grounded in a holistic investment process designed to apply rigorous top-down and bottom-up analysis of inputs to identify investment opportunities and risks. Since our founding in Newport Beach, California, in 1971, we have grown into a team of more than 2,300 dedicated professionals, with offices in 12 countries and trading operations in North America, Europe and Asia. We have an established reputation of innovation, and we continue to evolve as a provider of investment solutions across all asset classes.

Our commitment to the Forté Foundation goes along with the continued effort to enhance and maintain a leadership role in the industry by engaging as wide a pool of talent as possible and integrating different perspectives for success in an increasingly complex global environment.

For more information visit: www.pimco.com/careers or follow us @PIMCO.


Corporate Sponsors

ABinBev 

Anheuser-Busch InBev We are AB InBev, the world’s leading brewer bringing people together for a better world. For centuries, the experience of sharing a beer has brought people and cultures together. We are committed to driving growth that leads to better living for more people in more places: through brands and experiences that bring people together, through our dedication to brewing the best beer with the best ingredients, and through our commitment to helping farmers, retailers, entrepreneurs, and communities grow. We are building a company to last. Not just for a decade, but for the next 100 years.

Our people are ambitious, bold, curious, and resilient. We see challenges as opportunities, push boundaries and thrive under pressure. We’re seeking passionate people who’ll be inspired by brewing the world’s most loved beers, building iconic brands and creating meaningful experiences. Bring your talent and dedication and we’ll supply incredible opportunities to grow your career without the traditional boundaries of role, function or location. We want everyone to come into work feeling energized, inspired and empowered to achieve our shared ambitions. That’s how we deliver results and improve our business.

Diversity & Inclusion at AB InBev

Diversity and inclusion directly aligns with our Dream of bringing people together for a better world. A better world is a more inclusive one, where everyone is valued and celebrated for who they are as individuals.

Diversity helps us develop stronger ideas, and ensures our people can achieve their full potential. AB InBev is committed to a work environment where all colleagues are respected and valued. All our people deserve to feel comfortable being their authentic selves at work every day. Only then can we all be at our best.


Bank of America

Whether it's raising capital in Mumbai or hedging currencies in Stockholm, the powerful combination of Bank of America means we can do more for our clients than any other financial services firm. We understand the challenges our clients face around the world, and we tap the full resources of our company to help them achieve their goals. Our solutions span the complete range of advisory, capital raising, banking, treasury and liquidity, sales and trading, and research capabilities.

Combining a dominant corporate bank and world-class investment bank, Bank of America has created a financial powerhouse of deep industry, regional, product and strategic expertise serving clients in over 150 countries through more than 40 offices across the world. As the bank of choice for 99% of the U.S. Fortune 500 and 96% of the Global Fortune 500, Bank of America is the place to be for talented professionals who are serious about seizing opportunities to make a difference and helping to shape the future of global banking.


Bloomberg

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to approximately 325,000 subscribers globally. Diversity & Inclusion at Bloomberg is our commitment to fostering an inclusive culture where employees feel respected for their diversity and empowered to impact the business globally.

Women at Bloomberg

Bloomberg Women's Community connects and supports women at Bloomberg through awareness, relationship-building and career development. The Bloomberg Women in Technology group encourages women to be leaders in technology and focuses on supporting leadership development, recruitment and retention efforts within the company, as well as mentoring young women pursuing STEM educational and career paths.

Bloomberg's Financial Services Gender-Equality Index

Last year, Bloomberg launched the inaugural Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index, recognizing 26 firms for their commitment to gender equality. The index provides investors with valuable reference data across internal company statistics, employee policies, gender-conscious product offerings and external community engagement.


Discover

Bring passion, ambition, and enthusiasm. You’ll have the chance to shine bright in a culture that celebrates engineering and learning. We are Discover. As one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services, we create solutions that connect people to commerce in more rewarding ways. Our lending products and payment services go far beyond consumer credit, to enable millions of merchants to run their businesses, to explore new markets, power fin-tech companies and most importantly—help people to build a brighter future. Building a brighter future doesn’t end with our customers. We believe it’s important for our employees to have a bright future too. Discover provides rising stars opportunities to grow, roles that do meaningful work, an inclusive culture and a whole suite of rewards and benefits to support them.
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DaVita 

DaVita Inc. is a Fortune 200? company that provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease.

As of December 31, 2017, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,510 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 198,000 patients. The company also operated 237 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. DaVita Kidney Care supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company's leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

DaVita—which is Italian for "giving life"—has more than 70,800 teammates (employees) working to provide superior patient care and exemplify the company's Core Values:

Since DaVita began in 1999, we have developed programs to enrich lives—and in creating programs for our patients and teammates, we realized that the goodwill they've generated has also spread to our families, into more than 2,000 local communities and around the world. Community Care—the annual report outlining the DaVita vision for social responsibility—defines our organization's "declaration of interdependence" and philosophy on the role corporations should play in America. DaVita is a community first, and a company second. We are a community that just happens to be organized in the form of a company.


Dow

The Dow Chemical Company combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity.

The Dow Chemical Company's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics and agriculture. In 2016, The Dow Chemical Company had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. The Company conducts its worldwide operations through global businesses, which are reported in five operating segments: Agricultural Sciences, Consumer Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, Performance Materials and Chemicals and Performance Plastics.

Our career opportunities span a diverse range of disciplines even outside of the Finance area. With a broad landscape of possibilities, you can explore multiple paths and carve out a unique and rewarding career at The Dow Chemical Company. Visit our Diversity and Inclusion website to learn more.

CHAMPIONING INCLUSION THROUGH EMPLOYEE NETWORKS
Our seven employee networks are key partners in helping us connect and engage talent. With over 170 chapters worldwide, our Networks are just one way we are making inclusion a hallmark of The Dow Chemical Company.

Several of the employee networks have formed partnerships with external organizations to drive progress and change, develop community programs and pursue other outreach opportunities.

In addition to the employee networks, we also support informal employee groups, such as working parents, young professionals and biking clubs to promote camaraderie, teamwork and fun in the workplace.

Women’s Innovation Network (WIN)
Our Women’s Innovation Network (WIN) supports the professional development of women around the world, offering mentoring and networking opportunities, and providing access to professional development tailored to the unique needs of women at critical career stages.

“We intend to become a global pacesetter in our industry for bringing diverse perspectives to the table, and we need women to hold an important seat at that table, working to solve the issues affecting our world."
James (Jim) R. Fitterling
President and Chief Operating Officer

References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about The Dow Chemical Company can be found at dow.com.

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Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank is Germany’s leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. With operations in over 70 counties, we encourage our people to think for themselves and reward integrity. Whether your interests lie in investment banking, trading, technology, human resources, risk management or another business area, a career at Deutsche Bank gives you everything you need to succeed in an international environment. That includes structured, ongoing training to support your continuous development and the chance to learn from colleagues at all levels of the Bank. If you’re talented, collaborative and curious about building an exciting career in finance, you’re exactly the type of person who might succeed in our organization.

Women at Deutsche Bank

At Deutsche Bank, our culture is friendly and supportive. When you join us, you’ll feel like a key part of a diverse, inclusive team where you can use your individuality and integrity to drive forward market-leading solutions. We’ve won awards for both our family-friendly policies and for improving gender diversity in executive ranks. By 2018, our aim is for women to occupy at least 25 percent of the senior management positions. This includes leadership development workshops for women across the U.S. and our Women on Wall Street (WOWS) network that sponsors over 20 events each year. We ensure women can make their mark on our business that never stands still.


Grosvenor

GCM Grosvenor (Nasdaq: GCMG) is a global alternatives investment firm with approximately $62 billion in assets under management in private equity, infrastructure, real estate, credit, absolute return strategies, and multi-asset class opportunistic investments. We have specialized in alternatives since 1971, and we are dedicated to unlocking value for our clients by leveraging our cross-asset class and flexible investment platform.

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PIMCO

The Goldman Sachs Group is a bank holding company and a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Goldman Sachs provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.

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J.P. Morgan

At J.P. Morgan, our mission is simple: first-class business…in a first-class way. In everything we do, excellence and integrity are the guiding principles. Excellence means more than 160 years of experience and knowledge that comes from solving the complexities of significant wealth, day in and day out. We augment this knowledge with some of the boldest, most innovative thinking today. Integrity means keeping your interests front and center always and carrying out our work with utter discretion.

In each key area of wealth management—investments, liquidity and credit management, and, along with your independent advisors, tax and estate planning—our extensive experience is exemplary. Equally important, we have the experience, the organizational structure and the commitment to knit these separate strands into a unified and comprehensive plan designed around your particular situation.

We understand that our collective diversity is our strength and are committed to creating an inclusive organization where everyone can succeed based on merit. We hire and develop people with unique experiences and diverse backgrounds because we believe that is a fundamental part of strengthening our global business capabilities. We understand that different perspectives bring strength and creativity to our work and lead to the best solutions for our clients. J.P. Morgan offers internship opportunities and scholarships to students of diverse backgrounds and participates in a wide variety of career events to attract diverse candidates.


Liberty Mutual

At Liberty Mutual, we believe progress happens when people feel secure. By providing protection for the unexpected and delivering it with care, we help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow.

In business since 1912, and headquartered in Boston, today we are the fifth largest global property and casualty insurer based on 2018 gross written premium. We also rank 75th on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2018 revenue. As of December 31, 2019, we had $43.2 billion in annual consolidated revenue.

We employ over 45,000 people in 28 countries and economies around the world. We offer a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, specialty lines, reinsurance, commercial multiple-peril, workers compensation, commercial automobile, general liability, surety, and commercial property.

At Liberty Mutual, diversity is about all of us. By recognizing, appreciating and applying the unique insights, perspectives and backgrounds each person at Liberty Mutual brings to the table, we cultivate an atmosphere of trust and respect, built to deliver more innovative products and services for our customers.

Diversity & Inclusion is the way we do business and we will continue to invest in it to create a stronger global organization.

”Liberty Mutual Insurance is committed to continuous improvement, innovation and excellence. By encouraging a broad array of ideas, attracting people of all backgrounds, and fully engaging all employees, we further the kind of company we are committed to being - one where people treat each other with dignity and deliver a consistently exceptional customer experience.“

David Long
President & CEO


PNC

At PNC, we have a great appreciation for the power of diversity and inclusion. In fact, diversity is one of the core values that have been developed by our employees. More than that, it's an integral part of our daily business practices and recruitment strategy. When people with different ideas, experiences and backgrounds work together to achieve common goals, it's inspiring and motivating. It's also what you’ll experience as a PNC employee.

Whether serving an individual or institution, PNC can help clients bank intelligently and easily through several major businesses: Asset Management Group, Corporate & Institutional Banking, Coporate Functions, PNC Mortgage and Retail Banking.

Learn more about our culture and our careers at www.pnc.jobs.

PNC provides equal opportunity to qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other categories protected by law. 


PNC

About Us
William Blair is the premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, private wealth management, institutional sales and trading, and equity research. We provide advisory services, strategies, and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs.

Investment Banking at William Blair
Our people make us who we are. The investment banking group enables corporations, financial sponsors, and owner/entrepreneurs around the world to achieve their growth, liquidity, and financing objectives. Drawing on the collective intellectual capital and deep sector expertise of a global team that spans four continents, we bring a rigorous and innovate approach to mergers and acquisitions, corporate board advisory projects, equity and debt financing, and wealth planning for liquidity events. We believe that great talent can come from anywhere and that diversity of skills, capabilities, perspectives, and experiences drives innovation and success. If you seek fresh perspectives, anticipate the changing needs of clients and markets, and strive to stay ahead of the competition, we share your ambition.


ZS

ZS is a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results. From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations and technology, we leverage our deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world. Our most valuable asset is our people—a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated. ZSers are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industries ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel and transportation, and beyond.


School Sponsors

Tepper

The Tepper School of Business lives at the heart of Carnegie Mellon University, guided by a mission to transform the world, pioneering and innovating at the intersection of business, technology, and analytics. Founded in 1949 and located in Pittsburgh, PA, the Tepper School offers a future-focused business school experience, tailored for the complexity of today’s marketplace. Where others see challenges, we see opportunity. Always looking ahead, we are consistently moving the world forward with innovative ideas, creative solutions, and new approaches. Today, more than ever, the world of business is transformed by technological innovation, the ubiquity of data, and the application of advanced analytics. The Tepper School and Carnegie Mellon have long been renowned for research and teaching that doesn’t simply keep pace with business practice but forges ahead, powerfully transforming the way organizations compete and lead.

The Tepper School offers both full time and part time programs (including an online format). Whether in person or online, students experience the same impressive faculty, curriculum and career support. Graduates pride themselves on their learned ability to lead and succeed by making strategic decisions in times of uncertainty, ambiguity and disparate data essential skills in today’s complex world.

Our Rankings

  • #1 Online MBA by US News World Report
  • #15 Business School by Bloomberg Businessweek

Vision for the Tepper School

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou became the 10th Dean of the Tepper School in October 2020. She is committed to ensuring that diversity, equity, and inclusion remain a priority. Under her leadership, Tepper has committed to putting intentional energy, actions, and accountability measures in place to build and cultivate an inclusive environment that values and represents the vibrant diversity of our nation and world on all dimensions, but particularly for women and racially underrepresented populations.

Read our Commitments on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Women at Tepper

Women MBAs propel success for businesses — that’s a proven fact and one that the Tepper School stands behind. Research shows that diversified teams make smarter business decisions and that having women in leadership roles provides opportunities for stronger, more engaged teams.

We are committed to preparing women for top leadership positions in global organizations by developing both the skills and confidence women MBAs need to succeed and take their careers to the next level. With your classmates and professors, you will find that you are part of a supportive, tight-knit community that is here to support your individual goals and push you to become the best business leader you can be.

Our Tepper Women in Business club promotes gender equity in the Tepper community and beyond through programming in collaboration with Men as Allies.


Columbia

Business is evolving more rapidly than ever before. The challenges are more complex, the stakes are higher, and the players are increasingly global. The only constant today is change, and Columbia Business School prepares its students not just to navigate change, but to use it to create new opportunities. Through our world-class faculty and ever-changing curriculum, students gain firsthand insights into cutting-edge research and industry practices, while learning how to develop innovative solutions to real-world business problems.

Columbia Business School is at the forefront of helping women across career and life stages access the highest levels of achievement. With a proactive approach and an outreach strategy that is continually expanded and refined, the School has created a culture where women's voices are heard in numbers in the classroom and where women hold leadership positions in student organizations and programs throughout the School.

Since the early 1990's, Columbia Business School has routinely enrolled one of the highest percentages of female students amongst top business schools. Faculty, administrators, alumnae, and current students work together to build a critical mass of female student leaders as well as a base of alumnae who will remain active and mentor new generations of women students.

Columbia Women in Business (CWiB) is one of the largest student organizations at Columbia Business School, with over 400 members, and serves to foster a lifelong community of CBS women. CWiB provides support for Columbia Business School women to attain personal and professional success through mentorship, events, and extended career and networking programming.

The annual CWIB “Women in Business” conference has become a signature event for Columbia Business School and the New York business community. The Conference enables alumnae, business leaders, students, and prospective students to network and share ideas on achieving success in the marketplace. Each year, the conference attracts more than 700 women. CWiB also works closely with the Office of Admissions to host numerous events for prospective women business school students, including Diversity Matters, an annual afternoon event highlighting diversity and inclusion within the community.


Duke

Duke University (Fuqua School of Business) If you’re considering advancing your business skills and knowledge as a working professional, Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business has top tier programs for you to explore. Whether you want to earn a graduate business degree to enhance your business credentials, or you want to take a focused short-term course or earn a certificate to address specific professional or personal needs, Fuqua offers a world-class education that will expand your options. Take your career in the direction you want, and let us help you get there.

DEGREE PROGRAMS
If you’re looking to grow in your current position, changing industry or function, or aim for a higher level, we offer our top-ranked Duke MBA in two working professional formats:
Global Executive MBA Program - a 21-month international flexible format program for working professionals with 5-25 years of experience, combining short residencies around the world with distance learning in between.
Weekend Executive MBA Program - a 22-month flexible format program for working professionals with 5-25 years of experience, combining one campus residency a month with hybrid and distance learning.

We know that finding the right business school is a journey - as you understand the programs and career focus, you’ll discover the intangibles - the school’s values, the campus feel, the student culture.

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION
If a full degree program isn’t what you need at the moment, explore our short courses. From Business Negotiation Skills to the Duke Management Program, Duke’s Executive Education options can enhance your professional skillset in just 3 to 5 days.
Executive Education - continue your development by learning strategies and tools that help you solve current challenges and provide frameworks for the future. Taught by the same world-renowned faculty who teach in our MBA programs, you’ll go beyond your comfort zone in innovative exercises that encourage you to absorb new perspectives.

No matter the program you choose, at Fuqua, you’ll discover strengths and talents you didn’t realize you had, and we’ll be here to help you leverage them into the career you want.

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Georgetown

Located at the intersection of business, government, and international relations, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business develops principled leaders committed to serving both business and society. Through our global perspective, we prepare students to compete in today’s international business environment.

Georgetown is located in the global capital city of Washington, D.C., with unparalleled access to the business, government, policy, and diplomatic communities. The university also has more than 190,000 alumni worldwide, creating a lifelong community of support anywhere, anytime.

The Georgetown Master of Science in Management program is a 10-month, STEM-designated full-time program designed for recent undergraduates with 0-3 years of work experience. With a core business curriculum focused on technology and innovation, Georgetown’s MiM is designed to equip students with the skills necessary to launch their careers. Learn programming languages Python, R, and SQL and study how the evolution of technology is impacting modern-day businesses. The program also features the signature Georgetown McDonough Global Business Experience, where students work in small teams on consulting projects for international organizations. Learn about our current MiM class here.


IESE

IESE Business School IESE Business School has a proven track record of innovation. It was the first school in Europe to establish a two-year MBA and the first in the world to offer a bilingual MBA. Today, IESE Business School has secured its position as a top business school globally, with campuses in Barcelona and Madrid, and pioneering activities in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States.

Women in the MBA at IESE IESE's mission is to transform business and society through management education and leadership development, creating a better world by growing better leaders: people with big aspirations and a spirit of service, equipped with the skills and capabilities to make a positive difference.

IESE Business School and its general management MBA provide a cross-cultural learning environment: one that transforms, inspires and impacts your future.

Women in the MBA at IESE.


INSEAD

INSEAD is The Business School for the World. We bring together people, cultures and ideas to develop responsible leaders who transform business and society.

With locations in Europe (France), Asia (Singapore), the Middle East (Abu Dhabi), and now North America (San Francisco), INSEAD's business education and research spans four regions. Our 165 renowned Faculty members from 41 countries inspire more than 1,300 degree participants annually in our MBA, Global Executive MBA, Specialized Master’s degrees (Executive Master in Finance and Executive Master in Change) and PhD programs. In addition, more than 11,000 executives participate in INSEAD Executive Education programs each year.

INSEAD continues to conduct cutting-edge research and innovate across all our programs. We provide business leaders with the knowledge and awareness to operate anywhere. Our core values drive academic excellence and serve the global community as The Business School for the World.

Learn more about our MIM programme.


MIT

The MIT Sloan School of Management is where smart, independent leaders come together to invent the future. As MIT’s school of management, MIT Sloan combines rigorous study with practical application and a drive for impact in the world. MIT Sloan brings together a brilliant community of students and faculty from around the world to tackle today’s most complex global challenges.

Smashing the Glass Ceiling

MIT Sloan brings together dynamic women to invent the future:

  • Women have made up at least 40 percent of our MBA class every year since 2013.
  • In 2018, 10 MIT alumnae were named to Inc.’s Female Founders 100.
  • 3 MIT Sloan alumnae were recognized on Forbes’ 2018 30 Under 30.

From measuring a heartbeat to rethinking rocket science, these women are changing the world with innovative, successful businesses.

MIT Sloan Women in Management: Open to all MIT Sloan students, SWIM actively supports, empowers, and mobilizes women to thrive academically, socially, and professionally for success. The club fosters this environment across the school through events, education, and networking.

Our MBA programs

MBA program

Through intellectual rigor and experiential learning, this two-year program will help you leave your mark in the world.

MIT Sloan MBA Early Admission

Is an MBA in your five-year plan but you need some experience in the workforce, first? Explore the MIT Sloan MBA Early Admission option to secure your spot in a future MBA class.

Leaders for Global Operations program

In two years, develop management expertise and technical engineering skills, and graduate with your MBA and SM in engineering.

MIT Sloan Fellows MBA program

The MIT Sloan Fellows MBA is a full-time one-year transformative educational experience designed for mid-career, high-potential leaders and entrepreneurs.

Executive MBA program

In a 20 months, executive format schedule, you’ll transform your organization in real time, while challenging convention and yourself.

Culture of Contribution

Students at MIT Sloan immediately tap into the synergy they find on campus. We often hear students marvel at how everyone pitches in to help you attain your goals. Ask anyone what makes MIT Sloan such a special place, and you will inevitably hear about the people here that make up our community—smart, open, inventive and grounded people, who eagerly collaborate toward common goals.


Rice

Rice Business belongs to a kind, generous and welcoming university with the most diverse MBA program in the top 25 in the most diverse city in the U.S. — Houston. You’ll want to choose our top-ranked program because we focus on big goals, positive impact and a collaborative learning culture. Our location in the heart of the country's fourth largest city is a foodie haven with a thriving arts, outdoor and sports scene. Like Houston, we’re friendly and diverse. Whatever your opinion, goals, orientation or ethnicity, we think you belong here.

Women choose Rice Business for many reasons. You can dive into clubs, extracurricular activities, networking events and global trips, all while personalizing your education with more than 100 different electives. Faculty know you by name and bring real-world applications from their research into the classroom to unlock your potential as a leader. The talent and experience of our students draw a wide variety of employers and industries to campus, led by consulting, financial services, energy and technology. Best of all, the tight-knit culture at the school defines both your time as a student and your life as an alumna. Being a part of our small community means making true and meaningful connections.

Rice Business is dedicated to propelling you and your classmates into leadership positions in the corporate world and to enhance diversity in the workplace. One of the top ways to make those significant connections is the Women in Leadership Conference, which gives you the chance to learn from and network with women who are innovators, influencers and inspirations in the workplace. This annual event — run by women MBAs — has been a beacon of inspiration in the Houston community, empowering women to explore various approaches to leadership and discuss future opportunities for success.

This year, we’re proud to welcome an impressive Class of 2022. The full-time class is 14.9% international, 34.9% women and 20.6% underrepresented minorities, and over 90% of women in the full-time program are Fort? Fellows. Come find out why you belong here too.


Berkeley

Undergraduates who are considering an MBA in their future can now apply to the top-ranked full-time MBA program at Berkeley Haas. Accelerated Access allows you to complete the MBA application process while in your final year of study, gain conditional admission, and then start your study at Berkeley Haas after a two to five year deferment period for professional experience.

During this time, you are encouraged to pursue employment that enhances your leadership profile and prepares you to contribute to the mission-driven business community at Berkeley Haas. You choose when to return to business school, and at that time become eligible for scholarships as well as consideration for our dual degree programs.


University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School has long understood what defines true business success and puts that understanding into practice. Through academic rigor and essential real-life learning experiences, we're shaping exceptional leaders who make positive impacts on the organizations they lead and the communities they serve.

Our unmatched MBA portfolio provides outstanding ROI and unique learning and career opportunities to a diverse range of students. Our top-ranked Full-Time MBA, Weekend Executive MBA, Evening MBA, and online MBA@UNC programs leverage a powerful and integrated curriculum delivered across a variety of formats to shape principled, agile leaders who drive extraordinary results for both the bottom line and the greater good.

Our community of women scholars

UNC Kenan-Flagler is deeply committed to educating and supporting the next generation of women leaders. We’re proud to be recognized by the Princeton Review as the business school ranked #1 in providing the “Greatest Resources for Women.” These resources include:

  • Carolina Women in Business (CWIB) is one of our largest student-run organizations. The club supports women through programming, networking and recruiting opportunities that enable personal development and enhance students’ success while at UNC and in their post-MBA journey as well. The annual CWIB conference, held each fall, brings business leaders, alumni, students and members of the local community together for meaningful conversations on the future of business.
  • Women's Workshop draws a select group of diverse prospective women MBAs to Chapel Hill and UNC Kenan-Flagler's campus for an immersive experience and the opportunity to discover more about our supportive community.
  • 100 Women, an alumnae-led movement, is focused on mentoring and empowering future business leaders by providing guidance to MBA students before, during, and beyond their MBA journey.
  • More than one-third of MBA fellowship recipients at UNC Kenan-Flagler are women. We supplement Fort? Fellowships for outstanding women with full-tuition fellowships.

Our partnerships

We create a unique atmosphere of collaboration, mutual support and genuine interest in each other's success. Members of our community bring unique talents, experiences and perspectives that, when united through teamwork, strengthens our ability to achieve our goals. We’re proud to partner with organizations that share our mission of inclusion:

  • The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, a select group of member schools committed to diversity in business education and leadership.
  • Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA), one of the largest organizations focused on supporting the LGBT+ MBA community.
  • Yellow Ribbon Program, an education enhancement program that provides scholarships to U.S. veterans to assist with out-of-pocket tuition and fees. We are also recognized as a Military-Friendly School?

In our partnership with Fort?, we’re thrilled to support undergraduate and pre-MBA programming — including Expert Office Hours and the National Campus to Business Leadership Conference.

Our dedicated admissions staff is here to support you every step of the way. You are invited to send us an email at mba_info@unc.edu, register for an upcoming informational webinar, schedule an office hour appointment with us to discuss the power of a UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA.


Wharton Business School

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is the world’s first collegiate school of business. Each year the Wharton MBA Program prepares hundreds of women worldwide to pursue their professional careers in the for-profit, non-profit and government sectors. In the Wharton MBA Program, you will develop your management toolkit through rigorous and analytical coursework and learn by leading to develop yourself as a confident decision maker.

In order to empower future business leaders to innovate and take professional risks earlier in their career, Wharton recently launched the Moelis Advance Access Program, a deferred admissions program designed for undergraduate and full-time master’s students in their final year of study. Acceptance to the Moelis Advance Access Program provides students with a guaranteed seat in a future MBA class. This year’s application deadline for the Moelis Advance Access Program is March 23, 2021.

Women come to Wharton for its customizable and flexible curriculum, diverse perspectives and global view, and academic excellence across every major discipline. With 225 faculty, 19 majors, 200 electives, and 13+ interdisciplinary programs, Wharton gives you the opportunity to grow through a multidimensional and interconnected experience, inside and outside the classroom.

With women making up 44% of our current classes, Wharton Women in Business (WWIB) remains one of our most active graduate clubs. Their mission is to empower all Wharton women to achieve their full potential in their personal and professional endeavors. WWIB focuses on issues relevant to women in business, providing social and networking opportunities with fellow students, alumnae, faculty, administrators, executives, and entrepreneurs. WWIB is both a social and professional organization, spearheading efforts within Wharton and the greater business community regarding admissions, alumni outreach, professional development, and recruiting. WWIB organizes and sponsors a number of events, including:

  • Annual WWIB Conference with nearly ~400 attendees
  • Leadership Development Sessions, Corporate Visits, Health & Wellness Seminars
  • WWIB Career Fair
  • Annual Distinguished Alumna Award and Reception
  • Women's Receptions in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco

Upon graduation, Wharton women find ample opportunity to build social and professional ties to last a lifetime, as they join a network of over 96,000 MBA alumni.


University of Virginia (Darden Business School)

Learn by Doing

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is one of the world's leading business schools, offering MBA, MS in Business Analytics, PhD and Executive Education programs. The unique Darden experience combines the best educational experience, featuring the case method of teaching; the highest-ranked faculty, whose research advances global managerial practice and business education; and a dynamic, global network of students, faculty, staff and alumni. These three key elements come together to develop entrepreneurial, global and responsible leaders who step forward to improve the world.

Women at Darden

Darden women make a significant impact every day — at Darden, in Charlottesville and around the world. They are student club presidents, community leaders, entrepreneurs and more. Darden is committed to recruiting women who want to positively impact the world, and empowering them for long-term success in whatever role they choose.

Darden's chapter of Graduate Women in Business (GWIB) creates opportunities for female students, alumnae, faculty and male allies to discuss challenges related to gender equity and inclusion. GWIB’s mission is to empower Darden women to be the fullest expression of themselves by means of community development, educational, and career events. Women at Darden are part of a lifelong community that enables and empowers Darden women to achieve their professional and personal aspirations, both during and after their time at Darden.

Lifelong Career Support

In addition, Darden is one of the few MBA programs that provide dedicated lifelong career services resources for its alumni. The Alumni Career Services staff understands the career path of a woman may not always look like that of her male counterparts.

Get in Now, Come Back Later

We are thrilled to announce that the Future Year Scholars Program, Darden’s deferred MBA enrollment program, has just released its 2021 application take a look and see for yourself! In keeping with Darden’s mission to make the MBA as accessible as possible, applicants to the Future Year Scholars Program can now submit an application with just an ACT or SAT test score.

The program offers graduating undergraduate students or those in a fifth-year master’s degree program the opportunity to apply for admission into a future Darden full-time MBA class. If admitted, individuals complete two to four years of professional work experience before joining a Darden class.


Vanderbilt University (Owen Graduate School of Management)

Learn by Doing

We're building a new type of business leader. Vanderbilt University exists for a certain type of student—the type that we think will change the world for the better. We're the B-school built for the persistent. The genuine. The professional who knows he or she hasn't heard it all before—and uses that humility to grow. To learn. To change. Where we come from, that's called wisdom.

We are competitive, not cutthroat. This, we believe, is our defining strength. Because while we live to prove ourselves by competing, we also know that winning doesn't mean leaving others behind. At Vanderbilt, we grow the most when we learn from each other.

We solve problems collaboratively. Our culture is collaborative above all else. And that's purposeful, because the business world thrives on teamwork. Which is good, because working together is what makes us stand out.

We lead with ideas, not egos. It's just in our character to believe that effort will always outdo entitlement. So while Vanderbilt Business graduates will proudly display their diplomas on their office walls, they'd much rather get down to business than talk about their pedigree.

We dig deeper. It starts with our faculty. You will find their work in top academic journals. But it doesn't stop there. Their ideas and expertise spill over into the classroom and influence ever-evolving business beliefs and practices. This curiosity to stretch, learn and grow is practiced by all members of the Owen community. Yes, it's extra effort. But the dividends are worth it.

We work harder than most. (And like it that way.) Knowledge is only half the equation. Effort is just as essential. And it's something that's often overlooked at top schools. We fill our school with people who are willing to roll up their sleeves and do what it takes to get the job done. Going that extra mile is standard practice here, where the lights stay on late and the coffee brews before dawn.

We challenge the status quo. Like many top business schools, we receive high marks and rankings. But that doesn't mean we're content. We're constantly looking ahead. (It's the best way not to get left behind.) We love to challenge assumptions. Many times we end up reinforcing long-held business rules. But often, we find a new way that's different and better—and we find it first.

We take business personally. Most business schools place a big emphasis on numbers. Our passion is people. Talk to any Vanderbilt professor. Or student. Or staff member. Or alumnus. The first thing you'll notice is a genuine desire to help each member of our community succeed. That isn't accidental. In fact, it's part of our collective DNA. An emphasis on each individual is something we'll never lose.


Yale School of Management

The founding mission of the Yale School of Management is to educate leaders for business and society. And Yale SOM is a place where the mission matters, where students, alumni, faculty, and staff embrace its meaning and implications. It provides both long-term strategic guidance about what the school is and should be and informs decisions and actions on a daily basis. An essential part of our mission is to recruit, support, and train women who want to make a positive difference in the world.

Yale SOM actively encourages more women to become business leaders. In our collaborative and tight-knit community, your voice will be heard and your perspective and experience will be valued.

Women at Yale SOM have many opportunities for personal and professional growth, through events hosted by the student-run Women in Management Club and by connecting with women faculty, alumnae, and visiting speakers. Discussions of gender diversity in the workplace are a part of the integrated core curriculum.