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Women in Business

The Graduate Women in Business (WIB) is a student-run network that strives to enhance the graduate school experience for students at the Leavey School of Business. We coordinate efforts in professional development, community service, inter-network activities, alumni outreach, and networking. WIB hosts workshops coupled with larger events that bring together current students, alumni, and extraordinary business professionals from various industries to promote and celebrate women in business.

Mission Statement

To expand access to influential leaders and to facilitate an enhanced supplemental learning experience for the graduate business student body through network events that highlight women leaders, their knowledge and experience.

Through WIB, you will gain:

  • Support from a network of current students and alumni.
  • Opportunities to make and cultivate relationships within a variety of different industries.
  • Knowledge and inspirational stories from successful business professionals.

If you'd like to hear more about WIB or receive updates about our upcoming events, please feel free to e-mail us at:

Meet the Graduate Women in Business Board

VP of Operations

Lotis Liu

VP of Marketing

Janelle Acevedo

VP of Project Planning

Kimia Shirkhani

VP of Outreach

Hannah Wald

Faculty Advisor

Francine Gordon