$20M To Boost Opportunities For Women In Business

a4934d5a4e12e5971-300x187 $20M To Boost Opportunities For Women In BusinessFive of Australia’s top business schools have struck a landmark accord to address the worrying gender gap in business education. The network of schools has committed to raising $20 million in funding to attract 320 new female candidates into MBA programs over the next three years. The network will match an employers contribution, up to 50% of the value of the degree.

The network of schools has committed to raising $20 million in funding to attract 320 new female candidates into MBA programs over the next three years. The network will match an employers’ contribution, up to 50% of the value of the degree.

Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Sydney Business School, Monash Business School, Curtin University and University of South Australia have combined to deliver a Women in MBA program. The WiMBA partners business to identify female leadership potential and offers financial support for them to complete the degree.

The new deal will make the WIMBA program available to women in South Australia, Wollongong, Melbourne, Sydney and Western Australia for the first time.

“Studies show that a MBA has a significant impact on career pathways, with graduates reporting a promotion, increased responsibilities and an increase in their salary package,” said Professor Kristina Keneally, director of gender inclusion at Macquarie School.

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http://www.businessbecause.com/news/full-time-mba/3413/schools-pledge-20m-for-women-in-business

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