The Carlson School offers a world of leadership opportunities for women students to build business careers. Join a community commited to the advancement of women in the workplace through development of skills, knowledge, and relationships. 

Leadership Opportunities

Enrich your leadership skills through a variety of leadership development opportunities. Discover yourself and your leadership style, how to lead others, and how to effect positive change in your community.

  • Student Organizations
  • Business Board
  • LeaderShape
  • Case Competitions
  • Enterprises

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Women Mean Business Summer Camp

New this year, the Carlson School offers a week-long summer camp for high school girls to experience the possibilities of a business career. 

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Faculty Research

The Carlson School is home to world renowned women scholars, creating and sharing new knowledge that informs the business practices of tomorrow.

Professor Kathleen Vohs studies how using chopsticks to move rice kernels has implications for the business world
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Assistant Professor Aiyesha Dey finds executives with criminal records are more likely to perpetuate fraud in the workplace
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Assistant Professor Vivian Fang examines the effects of liquidity on corporate governance
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Dean Zaheer on Leadership

Sri Zaheer

-Sri Zaheer
Elmer L. Andersen Chair in Global Corporate Social Responsibility, Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship


Alumni Perspectives