Looking for new scholarship opportunities? TopMBA Connect's parent company QS is continuing its scholarship program, offering $1.2 million in scholarship money for 2013 in order to further their mission of providing information and access to business schools and MBA programs. Two new scholarships have been added this year: one for MIP and one for EDHEC. Read on for more information on the scholarships QS is offering this year and how to apply.
Are you a woman entrepreneur who is looking for opportunities to connect with other women business owners? This list includes several US organizations that provide educational and networking opportunities -- both online and in person. Participating in these groups will give you the chance to learn from other women business owners to help you overcome some of the obstacles of starting a business.
The number of women-owned businesses is growing. While this means that more sales and jobs are being generated by women-owned businesses, these businesses still account for a smaller percentage of overall US sales and employees. Read on for more women entrepreneur statistics, as well as the differences between female and male business owners.
Sarah Ramsey is the Director of Recruitment and Admissions at UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business. Not only does Ramsey work at the Merage School of Business, she is also a graduate of Merage's Fully Employed MBA (FEMBA) program, and is very active on Twitter. In this interview, Ramsey discusses MBA trends such as the increased interest in non-traditional MBA fields such as technology, healthcare, and entrepreneurship.
Maryke Luijendijk-Steenkamp is the Director of Marketing & Admissions at Rotterdam School of Management - Erasmus University in the Netherlands. She has several years of experience working with MBA applicants. In this interview, Luijendijk-Steenkamp discusses MBA trends she has observed recently such as an increased interest in sustainability amongst MBA applicants as well as a rise in the number of female MBA applicants.
Did you ever wonder how the MBA started or what the first MBA program was? Well, wonder no more, because our MBA Friday Facts series is back with a brief history of the MBA.
Why diversity matters
Why do many big organizations strive to have a greater diversity in the workplace? Why do many top business schools position themselves as being internationally diverse? Is this just a trend or a growing movement?
Are you a woman, entrepreneur, or recent college graduate who has always wanted to live in Italy? Now might be your chance, since the MIB School of Management in Trieste just announced three new scholarships for their international MBA program.
While some people say that women startups and hard to find, they are out there and many of them are receiving an increasing amount of media attention. Many of the women-run startups highlighted in the media are Harvard startups run by MBA graduates, mostly in the area of fashion (as mentioned in a recent xConomy article). In addition to fashion, however, Harvard Business School women have created a wide range of web startups that address a range of everyday problems such as finding the right babysitter, and finding the right employees for your business.