Fisher College of Business has proudly fostered a diverse, supportive and inclusive learning environment since the college’s earliest days when Mary Helen Wolfe studied business at what was then known as the College of Commerce and Journalism at Ohio State. Wolfe, who graduated in 1919, became the first recorded female graduate of the college, and nearly 100 years later, Fisher continues to provide an enriching educational experience for women seeking a degree from a top-ranked business college.

Applications close on Friday,  May 11, 2018.

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The Mary Helen Wolfe Chandler Future Women in Business Summit aims to prepare and educate young women about the world of business and introduce attendees to a variety of topics within business while experiencing Ohio State University and Fisher College of Business.

  • Interact with successful Fisher alumni and current students
  • Participate in workshops with top Fisher College of Business faculty and company recruiters
  • Develop professional development and first-impression skills through etiquette lunch
  • Connect with like-minded women interested in business
  • Learn about the college application process and Ohio State University

Event Details

This year we will be hosting two events on the Fisher College of Business campus:  

  • Friday, June 15, 2018 from 8:30am-4:00pm
  • Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 8:30am-4:00pm

Application Criteria

The 2nd annual event aims to bring a group of diverse and talented young women together. The following young women are encouraged to apply: 

  • Young women living in Ohio
  • Rising high school seniors with a minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA
  • First-generation college students and/or
  • Underrepresented minority students

Funding and Travel

The event is funded by the Fisher College of Business and corporate partner Deloitte. Participants only need to cover transportation to and from the event and personal expenses. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Corporate Partnership

The event is funded by the Fisher College of Business and corporate partner Deloitte.




Contact Samantha Reed at reed.1006@osu.edu