Women at Stern

Three generations of Stern women share their career advice and favorite Stern memories.
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Resources for Female Students and Applicants:

  • 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. Contact current students in SWIB at
  • The SWIB Alumnae Mentorship Program matches two-year full-time MBA students with alumnae mentors for support and advice during their summer internships. 
  • Forté Foundation is a consortium of top business schools and companies dedicated to directing talented women toward leadership roles in business.
  • Read our new e-book, How to Thrive as a Woman in Tech, to hear from current students and alumnae about their experiences as women trailblazing their path in the tech industry. Discover what motivates them, what inspires them, and how they've developed key skills for success and personal growth.

Upcoming Events:

  • Forté Diversity Day - Forté wants to help women who have historically been underrepresented in business move forward in their careers and grow as leaders. Don't miss Forté's Diversity Day to learn how an MBA can fast-track your success. 
  • Women at Stern 2021 - Join us for a three-day virtual event that's all about your goals and your potential. Through webinars, chats and interactive sessions, we will highlight how Stern fosters your professional and personal growth, while introducing you to members of our community - from current students and alumni, to faculty and administrators. 
  • SWIB Office Hours - Connect with Stern Women in Business (SWIB) through virtual Zoom office hours. These will be small group conversations where you'll have a chance to ask your questions to current Stern students.

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

The NYU Stern Advancing Women in Business Scholarship
Established in 2017, The NYU Stern Advancing Women in Business Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship that is awarded to students entering the Two Year Full-time MBA program that demonstrate a deep and abiding commitment to advancing women in business. This scholarship covers full tuition and mandatory fees for the two years of the Full-time MBA program. The award is partially funded by alumnae and members of the Stern Executive Board.   

Forté MBALaunch Application Fee Waivers
Forté MBALaunch alumnae are eligible for an application fee waiver. Just prior to submitting your application, email your request for a fee waiver to

Faculty Spotlight

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Dolly Chugh

In this episode of Stern Chats, Professor Dolly Chugh goes in depth about her primary research topic, implicit bias. She also discusses her work with the Prison Education program through NYU and her book "The Person You Mean To Be: How Good People Fight Bias."

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Webinar Recording

Community at Stern: Alumnae Women in Business

Women are one of the largest and strongest communities at Stern. In this webinar, Stern alumnae discuss life at Stern and how it has impacted their careers. Hosted live: 10/29/19.

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Meet Stern Women

Full-time MBA student Tiffaine Stephens

Tiffaine Stephens

MBA 2020
Hometown: East Orange, NJ
Industries: Marketing/Technology

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MBA Student Connie Liu

Connie Liu

MBA 2020
Hometown: Rockville, MD
Industries: Financial Services

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MBA Student Alice Schnurman

Alice Schnurman

MBA 2020
Hometown: New York, NY
Industries: Consulting/Strategy

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