Women in Business

Diversity is a strength, and women are essential to the modern workforce. Equality is good for business, whether it be in finance, accounting, marketing or your own corporate venture. Learn more about the women leaders at the Alberta School of Business.


Latest Stories

PhD student receives prestigious Trudeau scholarship

Kylie Heales will pursue research on how women in developing economies can move out of poverty through entrepreneurship.


Connecting with human experience

Alumna Charlotte Nesbitt on the importance of learning constantly and being open to opportunities.


A career of one’s own

Women from the Alberta School of Business discuss the mentorship they have received from other women, and the positive impact it has had on their lives.


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Commited to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity

An equitable and inclusive culture supports greater diversity and enriches the lives of students, faculty, staff, and our external stakeholders. Every member of the Alberta School of Business has a role to play and a responsibility to act to promote EDI. Working together, we can ensure EDI thrives in our School and across campus.


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The Land is a Woman

Alumna Nisha Patel (‘15 BCom), Edmonton's Poet Laureate and Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Champion, performs an International Women’s Day-inspired spoken word poem.

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Love & Retail

Heather Thomson, Executive Director of the School of Retailing talks about consumer behaviour on Valentine's Day, and identifies some of the current trends surrounding the "Hallmark Holiday."

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Why do women's professional sports leagues fail?

Marvin Washington, professor of Strategic Management and Organization, wanted to better understand why professional women's sports leagues continue to struggle.

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Affiliated Clubs/Organizations

Women in Business

Women In Business's mission is to foster community, confidence, and empowerment. Through developing professional skills and supporting the diverse community at the U of A, Women In Business is for everyone.

Network of Empowered Women

NEW is an undergraduate student group at the University of Alberta School of Business which facilitated an annual national conference with the mission of empowering of women.

MBA Women's Network

The MBA Women's Network provides opportunities for women to learn through engagement, to support and be supported through connection, and to advance through sharing.

Women in the MBA

Playing a part in expanding opportunities for women around the world by increasing the number of applications made from women to the MBA program.

Commercial Real Estate Women

Edmonton CREW is the leading organization dedicated to the advancement of women in the Edmonton commercial real estate industry.

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs

AWE provides unique programs and services to women at all stages of business through advising, financing, mentoring, and network development.


Business Alumnae Profiles

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