Women at Fisher

If you are craving challenge, a dynamic environment, and hands-on experience that blends academic learning and personal development, the Fisher MBA is ready to embrace you.

Women here are one step ahead in becoming exceptional leaders of tomorrow, thanks to the unique opportunities that Fisher College of Business offers, ranging from excellent networking forums with women executives and exclusive scholarships to top-notch women faculty who are committed to supporting the MBA for women concept.

This commitment to supporting and developing women leaders extends throughout Fisher - from faculty and staff to students.

Columbus is nationally recognized for the number of successful women entrepreneurs and leaders with promising business initiatives who call the city home. 

What does this mean for you? You’ll have unique opportunities not only to learn from aspiring women leaders who are right here on your doorstep but also to build a network for your future.

Columbus offers a perfect blend of a cosmopolitan city with art, culture and entertainment and that of a welcoming, friendly atmosphere without the daily stresses of huge, highly populated cities.

Key Partnerships

Fisher College of Business partners with top women in business organizations  to create a powerful platform for success in business.

Forté Foundation

WPOFisher has partnered with the Forté Foundation to provide higher numbers of women with access to business education and networking opportunities and to encourage women to pursue careers in business. Forté hosts many events throughout the year focused on the professional and career development of prospective female MBA candidates, current students and alumni.

As a student at Fisher, you will be able to become a member of the Forté Foundation and participate in their yearly leadership conference, search their job center and attend focused career prep webinars. In addition, a select number of qualified incoming Fisher MBA students are awarded Forté Fellows each year which provides scholarship support, additional networking opportunities and a lifetime Forté membership.

National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA)

WPODedicated to empowering women MBAs, the National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) works to propel women into leadership positions in corporate America and to enhance diversity in the nation’s workforce.

NAWMBA provides exceptional networking opportunities for Fisher students.


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