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Women at Stern

At NYU Stern, you will have support for your goals from one of the strongest women's networks of all business schools

Meet Stern Women in Business

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The student-run Stern Women in Business (SWIB) hosts career networking, professional development, community service and social events for Stern's female community. The annual SWIB conference draws more than 400 Stern students, alumnae and professionals from the New York City area.
Getting Involved with SWIB Leveraging the SWIB Network


Stern is a member of the Forté Foundation, a consortium of top business schools and companies dedicated to directing talented women toward leadership roles in business. Each June, Stern Forté Fellows participate in the annual Forté Conference. Each fall, Stern participates in Forté Forums across the U.S.

Forté is now accepting participant applications for the 2016 Forté MBALaunch for Women program, which is designed to help women prepare top-notch MBA applications. This program is intended for women applying to MBA programs in Fall 2016 and targeting enrollment in Fall 2017. It is designed to provide guidance, resources and ongoing feedback over a 10-month period. Participants for the 2016 program must apply by November 15, 2015.

Women Faculty

Representing 20% of the Stern faculty, female professors play a critical role in the School's success and teach some of the most popular, well-respected classes. Here are just a few: