Women in Business

Female Applicants

Women Excel at Goizueta

No Glass Ceilings. Only Open Doors.

Goizueta has long been committed to raising the stature of women in business. To do so, you must not only receive a world-class education, you must also be enveloped in a supportive community with comprehensive programming designed specifically to address the challenges facing women in business.
  • Goizueta Leadership Are Women

    (Senior and Program Leaders)
  • Highest % of Female Faculty

    (Financial Times Top 25 US MBAs)
Breaking Barriers. Building Futures.

Goizueta LeadHERship Program

Goizueta's LeadHERship Program delivers a range of large-group signature events and more intimate workshops throughout the year to create a bonded community and strengthen your professional network among women in business (fellow MBA students, Goizueta alumni, and executives in the region).

Goizueta LeadHERship Signature Events

  • Onboarding Dinner

    Start your MBA experience with a welcome from the Deans of the Program Office as well as a keynote on “Building a successful business school experience” by Professor Renee Dye, containing practical tips for enhancing performance outcomes and experiences for women students.
  • Fall Brunch with C-level Executive Panel

    Enjoy a moderated panel discussion with 3-4 senior, C-suite women executives discussing their own career trajectories and providing inspiration as well as tactical lessons for career management to our women students.
  • Mid-Year Check-In

    Gather with your fellow female MBA students in their first year in an informal, supportive environment to have a frank conversation about the successes and challenges our women students faced in their first half-year of business school.
  • Offboarding Dinner

    Bookend your MBA experience with an offboarding dinner as you near graduation. This is an opportunity to toast to your successes, reflect on your MBA experience and transformation, and receive advice from Professor Renee Dye on managing career success post-business school.

Goizueta LeadHERship Workshops

  • Crafting and Communicating Your Personal Brand

    A 3-5 hour interactive workshop leveraging an expert facilitator to help you craft your personal brand—how you promote yourself and how others see you.
  • Executive Style and Presence

    A highly unique three-hour experiential workshop curating inspiration from successful women leaders on the deeply personal elements of leadership style.
  • Attracting and Cultivating Advocates

    A 2-hour workshop highlighting strategies to build career advocates...employees with advocates are 23% more likely to advance at work.
  • Managing Family Obligations and Career Advancement

    An intimate event to discuss the career impacts women face when balancing career and family and strategies to manage both successfully.
  • Managing Your Personal Finances

    A workshop that addresses financial planning issues unique to professional women such as pre-nuptial agreements, childcare and educational savings, compensation packages, and more.
Organizations & Resources

Better Together

At Goizueta, we believe that a woman's place is in leadership. You'll gain access to these and other organizations and resources that help get you there and support you along the way.

Graduate Women in Business (GWIB) offers professional and personal development opportunities for graduate women at Goizueta. You'll meet like-minded, accomplished women who seek growth beyond the classroom. Through GWIB-sponsored networking, speakers, social events, community service and communication, you'll foster relationships within and beyond Emory. And with each activity, you'll develop not only your community, but also your contribution to others'.

Voices of Goizueta

Rosemary and John Brown Family Scholars Program

Lauren Dawson 17MBA

Merit-Based Scholarship

This $5 million scholarship endowment is open to graduates of Spelman College and Agnes Scott College who are accepted into a Goizueta graduate program. Scholarships are merit-based. Brown Family Scholars admitted into any of Goizueta’s graduate programs will benefit from small-by-design program classes known for a collaborative culture and highly experiential learning model. This will help scholars to formally build camaraderie and continue with mentoring and networking during the remainder of their studies.

Supporting Female MBA Candidates

Featured Faculty