Women in Business

Boston College Women in Business is an organization, network, and community of undergraduate female students dedicated to their empowerment and education. WIB is committed to the growth and expansion of professional and personal opportunities for its members, with a focus on business, leadership, and female celebration and innovation.

Additionally, the group is devoted to helping students answer Father Himes' three crucial questions in the development of their vocation:  

1) What brings me joy?

2) What am I good at?

3) Who does the world need me to be?

 

- WIB MENTORSHIP PROGRAM -

The WIB Mentorship Program is an opportunity to foster meaningful relationships between upper and underclassmen of every major. After getting the chance to meet all participants, mentors and mentees will be strategically grouped based off of educational and social interests. As a social group, the entire program will meet once a month to share memorable experiences and valuable advice, as well as bi-weekly meetings within a small group. The mentorship program offers an opportunity to meet new people within WIB to form supportive and lasting friendships. This program is based on commitment to one another and a mutual understanding of the importance of women empowerment.

Role of Mentor:

  • A leadership role based on communication, listening, and support within small groups

  • An opportunity to develop meaningful relationships and provide guidance to underclassmen as they navigate their first years on campus

  • A commitment to your mentee group by timely communication and meetings throughout each month

Role of Mentee:

  • An opportunity to meet upperclassmen on campus and develop lasting relationships

  • A chance to meet fellow mentees and expand friendships across the program and BC

  • Benefit from the guidance of an upperclassmen as you navigate the Boston College campus and a career fit post-grad

 

The following applications for the Mentorship Program are due Friday, September 8th by the end of the day:

  • If you are a Freshman or Sophomore interested in being a mentee, apply through this form.
  • If you are a Junior or Senior interested in being a mentor, apply through this form.
    • Follow-up interviews for mentors will be on Tuesday, September 12th

 

See you all at the Mentorship Meet & Greet on Thursday, September 14th from 7-8 pm in The Rat (basement of Lyons Hall)!

 

Please reach out to any of the Directors of Mentorship if you have any questions:

  • Ryan McGowan - mcgowarb@bc.edu

  • Grace Bumpus - bumpusg@bc.edu

  • Natalie Spindler - spindlen@bc.edu