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Prepare to lead

We value the impact our female leaders make in both the community on campus and the world at large. For a woman in today’s business world, every challenge is an opportunity. At Bentley, our distinctive curriculum and vibrant community of like-minded young professionals will prepare you to lead, no matter what industry you choose.
The Women's Leadership Program is a four-year leadership program that empowers young women with the essential skills, real-world experiences, and confidence needed to advance into leadership roles.

  • Women's Leadership Luncheon

    Join us Saturday, October 28, for a luncheon on how Bentley empowers young women to lead.  Seats are limited. Please contact Brittney Jackson for more information at 781.891.2590 or

  • Women’s Leadership Program applications

    Women’s Leadership Program applications are due January 7. Do you have what it takes?

    Apply Today!

The Center for Women and Business (CWB) is dedicated to advancing women in business, from the classroom to the boardroom. Our student programs include:

  • Student Fellowship, offers real-world leadership preparation and understanding of contemporary women's and families' workplace issues.
  • Men of Alliance brings together male students interested in gender equity issues and demonstrating active support for their female peers.
  • Women's Leadership Community, offers freshmen women early exposure to leadership and workplace diversity concerns.

A four-year program that empowers young women with the essential skills, real-world experiences, and confidence needed to advance into leadership roles. The program includes:

  • Leadership and professional skills workshops
  • Mentorship and networking opportunities
  • Invitations to events lead by leadership experts
  • Exposure to organizations where women thrive

SAGE (Students Advocating Gender Equality) is a student-run club that facilitates discussion and support of gender, diversity and other women’s issues, both on and off campus, including:

  • An extensive library of educational and recreational resources on women and gender issues
  • Space for meeting and campus/community organizing
  • Community service opportunities
  • Awareness and charity events.


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"Wonder Women" questions whether strong heroic female characters in television and cinema help real-life women, or simply reinforce old fantasies and stereotypes.

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First-year female students can apply to live on the Women’s Leadership Floor (WLF) and participate in leadership opportunities. 

Aspire to Lead Video

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Aspire to Lead

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“The combination of business with arts and sciences has had a huge impact on my career path, because it has made me so much more marketable than having just one of those focuses on its own.”

>> See how Kate '12 makes every second count at Dunkin' Brands

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"Bentley played a huge role in my professional and personal development and helped shape me into the person I am today."

>> See how Shanell '10 shapes the world at Unicef