March 2013

  • 11 Mar 2013

    Harvard Business School Celebrates 50 Years of Women in Business Education with New Exhibit

    BOSTON—In 1937, the Training Course in Personnel Administration at Radcliffe College (later known as the Harvard-Radcliffe Program in Business Administration), a certificate program that Harvard Business School (HBS) professor Fritz Roethlisberger called “the first daring experiment in ‘practical education’ for women,” opened the door for women to study business at Harvard University. Twenty-six years later, in 1963, the first eight female students enrolled in the two-year MBA program at Harvard Business School (HBS), alongside 676 men. By 1970, women were fully integrated into the program. Read more.