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Through powerful networks, insightful research, and professional opportunities, Booth creates a collaborative community that builds up women from all backgrounds and enables them to create meaningful change locally and globally.

Here, you’ll find access to key business resources for women from Booth, the broader University of Chicago community, and beyond. From support for career development and entrepreneurial ventures to scholarships, global events, and opportunities to get involved, we offer a wide array of business resources and professional opportunities for women in the Booth community.  

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Women in the Workplace: Implementing Productive Change

Data shows that when women lead, companies see profits and share performance go up 50 percent. If women can have such a positive impact, why aren’t more women in leadership roles? At the 2023 Booth Women Connect Conference, McKinsey & Company co-sponsored a panel discussion to tackle this important question with an inspiring group of women leaders. Leveraging insights from McKinsey and’s Women in the Workplace report, they discussed how we got here, where we’re at, and where we can go next.

Explore Key Takeaways from the Report »

Women in the Workplace: Implementing Productive Change

Get Involved

Make a lasting impact by getting involved and supporting women around the world. There are many ways to make a difference, from supporting women-owned businesses to mentoring the girls who will be tomorrow’s leaders. Here are a few ways to get involved, at Booth and beyond.

Leverage Booth’s Research Centers

Several research centers at Booth support women in making a lasting impact through scholarly work on issues that matter to women, funding for entrepreneurial ventures, and more.

Insights from Chicago Booth Review

Get Career Support from Booth

If you’re a student or a graduate of Booth, your career advancement and success is our priority. Our Career Services office provides hands-on coaching and guidance to students and alumnae long after graduation, while our student groups help you make connections and grow your network. Whether you’re a Booth student, an alumna, or even a business leader, we invite you to explore our professional resources for women.

Explore How Booth's Executive MBA Program Supports Women

Women who aspire to executive-level positions in business often face a daunting array of obstacles. That’s why Chicago Booth’s Executive MBA Program offers scholarships and other resources for women in our program.

Discover Professional Resources for Women in Chicago and Beyond

Booth collaborates with corporations and organizations across Chicago and beyond to bring additional resources to our community of women. Through mentoring opportunities, sponsorship, and other activities, our partnerships leverage community resources to support your personal and professional development.

Booth and Sponsorship

The following corporate sponsors provide critical support for our annual Booth Women Connect Conference. They also offer vital partnership resources to support past BWC attendees or those who are interested in attending a future event, as well as help our students successfully navigate their MBA experience.

Northern Trust, Ginger Bread Capital, Morningstar, Forte Foundations

Other UChicago Resources for Women

LGBTQ Mentoring

The University of Chicago’s Office of LGBTQ Student Life provides current students, including Booth students, with a mentorship program that connects lesbian, gay, transgender, queer, and questioning students with LGBTQ staff, faculty, and graduate/professional mentors.

Learn More About this Program

Global Resources for Alumni

Chicago Booth is a global business school with a powerful international presence. Our vibrant, 56,000-strong alumni community extends to more than 120 countries, and our campuses in London and Hong Kong provide a foundation for worldwide connections, research, and impact. We offer a wide range of resources for our global alumni community, from alumni events that aim to bring women together around the world to exciting opportunities for alumni to get alumnae involved and volunteer.

Resources for Staff

If you are an employee at the University of Chicago, there are a number of ways for you to get involved—from volunteering in the Hyde Park and surrounding South Side communities to joining UChicago resource groups and more. 

Discover Staff Opportunities