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Empowering women

It's your turn. How will you change the world?

The future is female. Now more than ever, Bentley is committed to empowering young women. Here, you’ll be given the tools and support you need to succeed, in the classroom, the community and the C-suite.

You'll gain the skills and confidence to make an impact. Through female-focused workshops, mentorship programs and partnerships with leading companies, Bentley will prepare you to lead, wherever you want to go.

All the resources you need to succeed
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The Women's Leadership Program is 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 workshops, mentorship and networking, special leadership events, and an annual tuition award of $10,000. To apply, complete the supplemental short answers on the Common Application or submit your application.

 

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The Gloria Cordes Larson Center for Women and Business (CWB) is dedicated to advancing workplace diversity and young women like you. Our student programs focus on critical workplace diversity issues and strategies for self-advocacy and inclusive leadership. Such programs include fellowships, networking and living communities. 

Center for Women and Business

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Women enjoy leadership development opportunities all across the Bentley campus, including Student Government, First-Year Seminar Facilitators, Orientation Leaders, Resident Advisers, Service–Learning Program Managers, and more.

 

Women Who Lead

Shaping the world at UNICEF

Shanell took a degree in Management and turned it into a position with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.

Read Shanell's Story

Networking her way to Wall Street

Internships helped Emily launch a career in a field she’s loved since childhood.

Read Emily's Story

An elevator pitch to the top

Erin leads her sales team to success at a national competition.

Read Erin's Story

Taking every opportunity

Steph utilized academic and career resources to launch a career at a health care IT company. 

Read Steph's Story
A community for women like you

Aspire to lead

Women at Bentley graduate with a toolkit for leadership and self-advocacy, and a strong, supportive network of student peers, faculty and corporate partners.

Herstory: Women Leaders of Today

Herstory provides a space for women who are passionate about gender issues. Through programming, conferences and other opportunities, Herstory residents are empowered to take their place in the business world.  

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Classes that inspire leadership

“Wonder Women" questions whether strong heroic female characters in television and cinema help real-life women or simply reinforce old fantasies and stereotypes. "Wonder Women" is just one class — and one way — Bentley investigates and inspires female leadership.