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Upcoming Women's Events

Information Sessions for Women

The Admissions team hosts information sessions on campus and around the globe for prospective applicants to learn more about the community of women at HBS.

Brown Bag Lunches

The Women's Student Association of Harvard Business School invites prospective women applicants to join them on campus for small group informal lunches throughout the year. Register here.

Student Clubs

Participating in one of the 80+ 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.

Contact Information
Sophia Clementi: sclementi@mba2020.hbs.edu
Catie O'Sullivan: cosullivan@mba2020.hbs.edu

WSA Manbassadors
The mission of WSA Manbassadors is to actively engage male students and partners at HBS in a productive, ongoing conversation about gender issues and to involve male students in the Women's Student Association.

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. Read a recap of the 4th Annual Women in Investing Summit. Learn more about conferences here.

Dynamic Women in Business Conference
The annual conference (which recently celebrated its 25th year) 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. This year, the WSA added a student-led panel for prospective students to the conference agenda. HBS Admissions also hosts a prospective student event the day before the conference. 


Join MBA Admissions and the Women's Student Association for webinars 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.

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 women admitted to MBA programs participating in the Forté Foundation who show potential for business leadership or ownership. 

  • Any incoming first-year (Required Curriculum) female 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 Forté Forum Series in Boston, DC, Atlanta, Miami, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, New York, Toronto, and London. Additionally, we participate in Forté's webinar series and in their virtual forum. You can also find us at the annual Society For Women Engineers conference

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.