Oxford Executive MBA
Women at Oxford
The Oxford Executive MBA class is extremely diverse, both in terms of nationalities represented and the gender balance in the class. Around a third of the class each year is composed of female students.
Oxford has a long history of educating women leaders. Among our famous alumnae are:
- Indira Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India
- Dorothy Hodgkin, Nobel Prize-winning chemist
- Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of Great Britain
- Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan
- Martha Lane Fox, co-founder of lastminute.com
- Susan Rice, former US Ambassador to the United Nations
- Aung San Suu Kyi, leader, Burmese National League for Democracy and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Oxford is a passionate proponent of women’s entrepreneurship as a force for change and global economic growth. Reflecting this philosophy, the Saïd Business School invests in a wide range of initiatives to help create a thriving community of women leaders.
Scholarships for female leaders
The following initiatives aim to support women in business:
- The Alumni Annual Fund Forté Foundation Fellowships for Women
- The Oxford Executive MBA Scholarship for Women in association with the 30% Club