Wednesday, February 15, 2012

$3,000 Gourdin Scholarship Opportunity

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:
  • Be students at University of South Carolina enrolled in or applying for a graduate degree in the Darla Moore School of Business.
  • Be female.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Demonstrate traits of high personal character and leadership.
This is a single $3,000 award for students who will be registered for courses sometime during the 2013 academic year. The deadline is March 1. 

You can apply online here:

Good luck!

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Sheryl Sandberg and Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

I recently saw this Ted talk given by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg in December 2010. Sandberg has some interesting ideas on why there are too few women leaders in business, and the video below is definitely worth a view:

For some additional reading on Sandberg, and a bit on how she got to the place she is today, check out this article featured in the July 2011 New Yorker.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

What Makes a Team Smarter? More Women.

A recent study conducted by a team at Harvard found there's little correlation between a group's collective intelligence and the IQs of its individual members. But if a group includes more women, its collective intelligence the full story here.

Monday, August 29, 2011

2011 NAWMBA Career Fair & Conference

The National Association of Women MBA's is holding their 2011 Conference in Dallas/Forth Worth, Texas from September 15-17. For more information regarding registration, sponsors, speakers, and a full weekend agenda, visit the NAWMBA website for more details.