From Google To Microsoft—58% Of Women On This US MBA Program Landed Jobs In Tech In 2017

Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business is developing a new generation of female tech industry leaders

Women MBAs from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business are shattering the male-dominated tech industry. 58% of women from Tepper’s 2017 MBA cohort landed tech-related jobs after graduating—up from 45% the year before.

“Tepper has a reputation for tech,” says Anna Fuller, a current MBA student interning for Google as a product manager, “but it also has a strong tradition of female leadership.”

Working in collaboration with the Forte Foundation—an organization that specializes in pushing women into leadership roles—Tepper’s Women in Business Club and Forte Fellows launched an annual Women in Business conference in 2016.

The MBA-led initiative focused on leadership development opportunities for women at its second...

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