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Oxford Executive MBA

Women at Oxford

Leslie Knotts
Women at Oxford
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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
  • 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

More information about our Scholarships

Networking and learning for women

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