Welcome to FWiB!

Fordham Women in Business is one of the most active student clubs at the Graduate School of Business. Our goal is to engage with the communities at Fordham and in the city at large to provide students with a strong professional network upon graduation.

FWiB hosts events throughout the school year, including networking nights, volunteer activities, case competitions, a mentorship program, and an annual conference.

19th Annual FWiB Conference

Be an Entrepreneur: Inside or Outside a Company

Feb 8th, 2018

Join us for an evening of networking and discussion with esteemed panelists from BlackRock, Deloitte, Calzedonia, Abbott Laboratories, The Style Club, Spire & Co, Knock Knock City and First Step Project, alumni, faculty, industry professionals and current students.


Book your tickets here !!

Event Flow:

5:00 - 5:30 PM: Registration

5:30 - 5:45 PM: Welcome Remarks

6:00 - 7:00 PM: Panel 1: Blazing New Trails in an Established Environment 

Don't worry if you haven't yet found your business calling. Entrepreneurial opportunities abound within the walls of many organizations. Learn how to blaze new trails while keeping corporate goals in mind. 

Speaker 1: Sheila C. Molloy, Enterprise Executive, Abbott Laboratories 

Speaker 2: Gina Marie Greer, Partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP

Speaker 3: Carolina Almandoz, PR & Media Manager, Calzedonia Group

Speaker 4: Laura Valdez, Latin America and Iberia, BlackRock

7:00 - 7:15 PM: Networking

7:15 - 8:15 PM: Panel 2: Knowing When to Strike Out on Your Own

How do you know its time to launch your own business? This panel of entrepreneurs will discuss their journey from idea to execution.

Speaker 1: Hillary Novelle, Founder @TheStyleClub

Speaker 2: Emily Raleigh, Founder @Spire&Co

Speaker 3: Selin Sonmez, Co-Founder & CEO @KnockKnockCity

Speaker 4: Kristen Morrissey Thiede, CEO @FirstStepProject

8:15 - 8:30 PM: Closing Remarks

8:30 PM: Networking reception

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