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Women's Events

The Admissions team hosts information sessions on campus, around the globe and virtually for prospective applicants to learn more about the community of women at HBS. To learn more about our upcoming events and to register, click here.

HBS MBA Admissions and the Women's Student Association hosts a series of virtual events about life at HBS. WSA webinars are held monthly during the fall and winter semesters. Access the full library of recorded webinars for prospective students, including a Women's Student Association Webinar, here.

Student Clubs

Participating in one of the 95+ student-run clubs at HBS can be a great way both to explore interests and meet some of your closest friends. Learn more here.

Women's Student Association
The Women's Student Association is the largest student club on campus. The WSA actively supports a community that empowers and mobilizes women to thrive academically, socially, and professionally for long-term success. Read more here.

Women in Investing
Women in Investing (WII) seeks to develop and strengthen the network of women both on and off campus who are interested in buy-side investing.

Student Conferences

Club conferences are a vibrant part of the HBS ecosystem. Over 25 conferences are held each year on topics ranging from finance to entrepreneurship to women in business – and all are open to prospective students. Learn more about conferences here.

Dynamic Women in Business Conference
The annual conference is dedicated to reflecting not only on the progress made for women in business, but also recognizing the continuing need to push for even greater change. Hundreds of women gather for a day of powerful keynote speakers, a wide range of panels and the opportunity to connect.

Women in Investing Summit
The WII Summit seeks to bring together HBS alumni, industry professionals, and current MBAs for a day of open discussion about the current topics affecting the investing community.

Fellowship Opportunity

Harvard Business School Forté Fellows Program
The mission of the Forté Foundation is to substantially increase the number of women business owners and leaders by increasing the flow of women into key educational gateways and business networks. The Forté Fellows Program provides support for outstanding students admitted to MBA programs participating in the Forté Foundation who show potential for business leadership or ownership. Forté Fellows exhibit exemplary leadership, represent diverse backgrounds, and demonstrate a commitment to advancing women in business, all of which aligns with the mission of Forté.

  • Any incoming first-year student can apply to be a HBS Forté Fellow.
  • While the HBS Forte Fellowship does not have a funding component, Forte Fellows do receive a number of benefits.

Organization and Conference Affiliations

The HBS Admissions team attends the Grace Hopper Celebration and the Forté Forum Series. You can also find us at some industry conferences.

Connect with Us

Do you want to learn more? Stay connected with us by completing an online profile. Have a question? Contact us at admissions@hbs.edu.