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Women in Business and Finance

The School of Business and Management and the School of Economics and Finance have joined together to deliver our Rise Up: Women in Business and Finance initiative.

Women in Business and Finance

Business and Finance sectors are widely thought to be male-dominated fields, but here at Queen Mary University of London, we want to empower females of the future to break through into exciting careers in these interesting sectors.

Comprising of digital resources and in-person events, we hope to better support females of the future to pursue university studies and careers in the fields of business and finance with our Rise Up: Women in Business and Finance events and digital resources.

Female Student at Bloomberg Terminal

Rise Up Event, Thursday 10 November 2022

Designed for students who identify as female in Years 10-12, this event aims to inspire the future generation of business and finance leaders. Our event will provide a taste of what business and finance studies include, insights from successful graduates from Queen Mary, and an insight into what studies at Queen Mary University of London are like. Students, alumnae and staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have throughout the event.

Did you know?

13%Companies led by female entrepreneurs

had 13% higher revenues than those run by men (2016)

6%Women earnt 6% more

than men in a 2013 study investing behavior in 35,000 brokerage accounts

49%49% of financial and insurance sector employees

in the UK are female (in 2021)

Rise Up: Digital Resources

We're working to develop a suite of online resources to provide more information about the business and finance fields, and to support you to make strong applications to study in these areas at university. Please check back here soon for new resources.

Rise Up: Women in Business and Finance events

The School of Business and Management and the School of Economics and Finance regularly deliver in-person events to encourage students to pursue studies in these fields. To find out more about our upcoming events, please visit our individual school websites

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