Graduate Women in Business

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    The Graduate Women in Business (GWIB) is an organization that provides a forum for students, alumnae, faculty and female professionals to discuss the issues and challenges women face in their careers and offers activities that build awareness of women in leadership positions. GWIB sponsors social and professional activities as well as providing volunteer opportunities within the community.

    WOMEN AT DARDEN Webinar | February 2019

    Check out our recent recording exploring the Impact of the Darden MBA for Women.  Due to technical issues, we are only able to share audio from the session.  

    WOMEN AT DARDEN WEBINAR | december 2018

    WOMEN AT DARDEN WEBINAR | november 2018

    Women at Darden Webinar | September 2018

    Women at Darden Webinar | December 2017

    Although this organization has members who are University of Virginia students and may have University employees associated or engaged in its activities and affairs, the organization is not a part of or an agency of the University. It is a separate and independent organization which is responsible for and manages its own activities and affairs. The University does not direct, supervise or control the organization and is not responsible for the organization’s contracts, acts or omissions.

    Graduate Women in Business (GWIB) has six primary goals:

    • Accelerate the individual, interpersonal, and community development for women at Darden via high impact events such as our annual GWIB conference.
    • Develop an authentic & connected community by leveraging key relationships to create a sense of belonging for women at Darden.
    • Drive broader community learning around issues of Gender Equity while celebrating the role of women at Darden and in the business community.
    • Celebrate the diversity of our community by hosting events and programs that highlight the intersectionality of women at Darden.
    • Promote an inclusive classroom & academic experience.
    • Engage others in the happenings of women at Darden including male allies, prospective students & the broader Charlottesville community.

    Benefits of GWIB include support, leadership, mentorship, career development, and community involvement.

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    Women at Darden

    Leadership Team

    We welcome prospective students to reach out to members of our leadership team to learn more about GWIB, the 1:1 mentorship program for prospective students and resources for women at Darden.

    • President: Laura Brokaw
    • VP of Academics: Natalie Stoll
    • VP of Admissions: Jordan Hart
    • VP of Communications: Mary Murphy
    • VP of Finance: Hannah Hurmence
    • VP of Corporate Relations and Careers: Ameya Bhattacharya
    • VPs of Community Development: Cristina Wong-Nomura, Lauren Shaw, and Rachel Leitner
    • VPs of Conference: Aly Perez and Sonal Jain

    Contact Us

    Current Sponsors

    Thank you to all of our company sponsors who support our mission and make all of our events possible.


    • Deloitte
    • Accenture


    • Liberty Mutual
    • Davita


    • Amazon
    • JP Morgan Chase
    • General Motors


    • Mastercard
    • 3M
    • M&T
    • Vanguard
    • McKinsey
    • Bain
    • BCG
    • ZS
    • Harris Williams
    • Dimensional Fund

    Friends of GWIB

    • EY
    • PwC