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Women at Stern

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

Resources for Students and Applicants:

  • Stern Women in Business (SWIB) hosts career networking, professional development, community service and social events open to Stern's community. The annual SWIB conference draws more than 400 Stern students, alums 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.

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
Participants from the Forté MBALaunch program 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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Program Spotlight

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EmpowHER: Career Development Program for Women in Sustainable Finance, Supported by Visa Foundation

The NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business (CSB) has launched EmpowHER: Career Development Program for Women in Sustainable Finance, Supported by Visa Foundation. EmpowHER aims to help a diverse group of values-driven professionals build their financial expertise and networks, creating the foundation for gainful career opportunities in sustainable investing. EmpowHER will provide a two-year leadership development initiative for MBA students.

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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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Gender Diversifying the Business Curriculum

NYU Stern's Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Gary Fraser co-authored an op-ed that details why teaching gender diverse cases is so important.

"The Leading B-Schools with the Most Women"

Stern is spotlighted in Poets&Quants for 43% of the Class of 2022 being female.
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Admissions Contact

Jessica Keating - Director, MBA Admissions & Diversity Recruiting

Meet Stern Women

Cecilia Marmolejos

Cecilia Marmolejos

MBA 2023
Hometown: Washington, DC
Specialization: Luxury Marketing

Jennifer Rice

Jennifer Rice

MBA 2023
Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina
Specializations: Business Analytics, Strategy, Luxury Marketing

Morgan Grabarz

Morgan Grabarz

MBA 2023
Hometown: New Hope, Pennsylvania
Specializations: Fashion and Luxury, Entrepreneurship