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Meet 7 Moms Pursuing MBAs at Fuqua

October 19, 2018

7 of the moms pursuing MBAs at Fuqua with their kids

I was seven months pregnant when I attended Weekend for Women, and I decided to come to Fuqua when my daughter was two months old. Going into my MBA program as a new…

How AWIB Supports Women at Fuqua

September 6, 2018

two dozen students, mostly comprised of some of the women at Fuqua, post in front of the school's Christmas tree

Fuqua’s Association of Women in Business (AWIB) community is starting the school year on a joyous note with the announcement that the percentage of women in the Daytime MBA Class of 2020 is…

Being a Woman at Fuqua is a Beautiful Thing

January 15, 2014

women in business conference

Recently in the media, there has been quite a buzz about being a woman in business school, thanks to the New York Times’ article about Harvard Business School and its policies regarding gender…

Weekend for Women Event Reaches 10-Year Anniversary

November 13, 2013

A year ago, my life was very different: I was living in New York City, putting in long hours at work during the day, and working on B-school applications and studying for the…

A Wonderful Weekend for Women

December 26, 2012

Two years ago we were prospective students checking out various business schools, writing essays, and trying to figure out where we wanted to go if we got in … Now 2 years later,…

Roundup of the Last Term

January 19, 2012

In my last blog post on Fall Term II, I mentioned how busy I was. Now, as I head into our next term and look back, I’d like to provide some more color…

Weekend for Women Preview

October 24, 2011

This year I am an admissions coordinator for the 2011 Annual Duke MBA Weekend for Women. The event is less than 2 weeks away (!!!) so I just wanted to provide some insight…

Women in Business

October 10, 2011

Duke’s first-year MBA class (my class) is 37% female. That might not seem very high, but it is actually among the highest at U.S. business schools. Since female MBAs are in the minority…

Weekend for Women

December 2, 2010

For Fuqua’s prospective female students, the annual Weekend for Women provides valuable insight on the admissions process and life at the school. Because of a lot of dedicated preparation on Fuqua’s part, some…