Women at Ross

At Michigan Ross, your goals are supported by one of the strongest women’s networks among business schools ― during your time at Ross and beyond.

You’ll take on leadership roles, build relationships within a supportive community of peers, and graduate with the knowledge, experience, and versatility to thrive in your career.

Ross women love to take charge: 41 percent of leadership roles and 56 percent of professional clubs are led by women, and 42 percent of clubs are led or co-led by women.

After you graduate, you’ll continue to be supported as a Ross alumna. Not only will you join a network of more than 52,000 alumni in 111 countries, you’ll also be prosperous in your career.

We encourage prospective students to connect with women at Ross. More than 80 current female ambassadors in our BBA and MBA programs are available to talk with you about their experience as women at Ross, address your concerns, or answer any questions you may have.

Student Organizations and Clubs

The Michigan Business Women (MBW) club

The Michigan Business Women (MBW) club is one of Ross’ largest student groups for both BBA and MBA students and hosts hundreds of events.

Enjoy networking, professional development, and philanthropy opportunities.

Michigan Business Women – BBA

Michigan Business Women – MBA

Annual Events

Women in Leadership Conference

Standing out among the many events held each year, the MBA section of MBW sponsors the annual Women in Leadership Conference, which attracts attendees from across the country.

Programs and Initiatives at Ross

Forte Foundation

Michigan Ross’ long standing relationship with the Forté Foundation will connect you with a network of over 50,000 women across leading companies and business schools.

Och Initiative for Women in Finance

Find resources, attend networking events, and leverage career support through the Och Initiative for Women in Finance, which encourages and supports BBA students considering careers in finance.


*Note that programs, clubs, and other opportunities for women at Ross are available to all students, regardless of gender.