Women at Stern

Three generations of Stern women share their career advice and favorite Stern memories.


Meet Stern Women in Business

full-time mba alumnus full-time mba alumnus 
Rachael Spooner
"Not only was Stern Women in Business (SWIB) an immediate network of women that I could turn to for advice and support ..." read more
Dominique Miller
"I chose to pursue my MBA at Stern for a few reasons, but the number one reason was the community. When I stepped onto campus ..." read more

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

  • Forté Foundation is a consortium of top business schools and companies dedicated to directing talented women toward leadership roles in business.

Admissions Contact - Diversity Recruiting

Erica Hartsfield, Associate Director

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, in addition to an annual stipend of $10,000. The award is partially funded by alumnae and members of the Stern School's Board of Overseers.   

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

Student Voices

Julianne Helinek, MBA 2017

"Stern's community is unlike anything I've ever experienced. I didn't know it was possible to have this many smart, thoughtful, down-to-earth and fun people in one place." - Julianne Helinek, Co-President, Stern Women in Business

Meet Julianne