An initiative that offers 50 Women an MBA Scholarship aimed at improving the participation of women in MBA programs.
Project implemented: 2015
To increase female MBA enrolments.
In 2015, only 30-35 per cent of MBA enrolments were female – this number has to increase.
Sydney Business School, UOW, matches the contribution of each sponsoring organisation dollar for dollar
The partner organisation provides practical support to enable the recipient to attend class, undertake additional study
Industry partner provides an in-house mentor for each participant to help them to develop their post-MBA career pathway
UOW also provides a mentor from outside the student’s organisation to provide guidance and support
Increased knowledge and skills they need as well as the confidence to put their views and themselves forward
Changed jobs or companies part way through so it also future proofs them
SDG targets 5.5 and 4.3 strive to ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making in political, economic and public life. The Sydney Business School UOW Women in MBA Scholarship program includes: