Women in the MBA

The IESE MBA program exists to develop exceptional executives and entrepreneurs.

For 50 years we have been empowering women to accelerate their careers and achieve their goals. IESE alumni play an active role in increasing equality of opportunity for today’s female MBA students.

Our commitment to diversity, inclusiveness and an ethical approach to business lie at the heart of each initiative to empower women leaders.

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MBA FEMALE GRADUATES IN FIGURES

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TOP FEMALE RECRUITING COMPANIES

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    "IESE understands that organizations need to welcome men and women willing to develop a more complex understanding of the human dynamics of motivation, needs and relationships. At IESE we proactively cater to this environment.”

    Mireia

    MIREIA LAS HERAS
    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MANAGING PEOPLE IN ORGANIZATIONS
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    “I had no idea back in the ‘70s when I moved continents just how much I would benefit from the MBA. It wasn’t just the indispensable skills taught for future executives. The vision and the experience it gave me were exactly what I needed to take my career to the top CEO level before starting my own venture.”

    CLEMENCIA RESTREPO DE TOBÓN

    CLEMENCIA RESTREPO DE TOBÓN, MBA ’76
    CONSULTANT AND CHAIRPERSON, PACIFIC NATIONAL BANKS
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    “The IESE MBA has helped me become a more confident woman, well-equipped with essential skills that are invaluable to my future career. It is the perfect place for women looking to obtain advanced skills in a unique and welcoming environment.”

    LA SHAWN BRAMBLE

    LA SHAWN BRAMBLE, CANADA, MBA '15
    PRESIDENT WOMEN IN BUSINESS CLUB
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    “Organizations need diverse female and male talent to thrive, and IESE’s MBA program is where these bright young people can develop their leadership abilities.”

    FRANZ HEUKAMP

    FRANZ HEUKAMP
    IESE ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR MBA PROGRAMS

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

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IESE is committed to increasing the number of women leaders in the business arena. We offer scholarships to support women with a track record of outstanding professional achievement and personal excellence.

FAMILY SCHOLARSHIPS
Choosing to do the IESE Full Time MBA with family and children in your midst requires going the extra mile. IESE acknowledges and commends this. Scholarships are granted to deserving students with families.

FORTÉ FELLOWS PROGRAM
IESE is part of the Forté Foundation, a non-profit consortium of leading companies and top business schools dedicated to empowering future women leaders. Here at IESE, we offer fellowships to exceptional women admitted to the Full Time MBA.

Visit our Financial Aid site for full details.

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IESE WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: IWIL

A unique platform that provides support to alumnae and women leaders through a complete range of activities that includes conferences, events and mentorship services.

IESE, together with private and institutional investors, also manages and backs FINAVES, a center that funds business ventures spearheaded by IESE alumni. A significant amount of FINAVES funds has gone toward promoting and supporting new business projects led by women.

RESEARCH, NETWORKING AND SUPPORT

We work continuously to design and deliver practical initiatives that positively impact the development of women executives and support female business leaders.

  • IESE INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF WORK AND FAMILY (ICWF)

  • ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION CENTER (EIC)

CLUBS AND CONFERENCES

IESE also organizes a range of events that provide far-reaching support to female executives and entrepreneurs throughout their careers:

MBA Women in Business Club
Families & Partners Club
IESE Alumni Conferences