Women in Business

Women in Business (WIB) provides the women of Hopkins the opportunities necessary to advance their professional and personal development. WIB works to build a comprehensive network of women professionals at various career levels and industries by engaging Hopkins alumni, students and friends of the university. WIB’s activities are designed to build community, opportunity, resource sharing and personal advancement. Activities include regional networking events, lunch-and-learn seminars, one-to-one mentoring, group-wide meetings and other activities that support group objectives and member goals.

Cultivating Change: A Panel Discussion


Did you see this?

Article in Johns Hopkins Magazine - worth a read: Stories for STEM girls


Upcoming Events

Stay Tuned for Upcoming Events!

Past Events

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Tai Chi & Brunch
Saturday, November 18th, 2017 

Hosted by Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
Monday, November 13th, 2017
WIB Affinity NY:
New York Philharmonic in Central Park
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The 5th Annual Leadership Conference
Friday, March 31, 2017
The Palomar Hotel, Washington, DC
Hosted by Hopkins Biotech Network, JHU Aerospace, JHU Women in Business Affinities, and Carey Connect

Understanding People: Personality Theory and Traditional Chinese Medicine
Thursday, December 8, 2016


Losing Stress & Finding Balance: Your road to better health through Traditional Chinese Medicine
Thursday, June 2, 2016


4th Annual Leadership Conference
Remarkable Women: Fierce Women!

Friday, April 1, 2016
Click here to see a video reel of our I Am Fierce photos. Click here for the agenda.  


WIB Speed Networking Event
Tuesday, December 1, 2015


JHU WIB Wine, Dine & Paint September Social
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Click here to see photos from the event


3rd Annual Johns Hopkins Women in Business (WIB) Affinity Conference - Remarkable Women: Power, Purpose, Passion
Friday, March 27, 2015
To view all speaker bios and presentation slides, videos and other resources, click HERE. Click here for the agenda.
Complete videos and photos from the full day conference.


Happy Hour and Care Package Stuffing Party!
Wednesday, March 11, 2015


JHU Women in Business: Wine, Dine & Paint!
November 19, 2014
click here to see photos from the event


Mindful Meditation: Holistic Techniques to Become Stronger, More Balanced and Less Stressed
October 29, 2014


JHU Women in Business Affinity: Fall Day of Action 2014
October 15, 2014
Click here to see photos from the event


Women and the Art of Negotiation: A Workshop
October 6, 2014


Powerful Retirement Strategies for Women - WEBINAR
Join us for a Webinar on August 6th from 12:00 noon - 1:00pm (EDT)


2nd Annual Johns Hopkins Women in Business Conference Remarkable Women: Transform Your Self and Your World
March 28th, 2014
Click here to see photos from the event
Click here to see a video of the session
led by Cheri Wilson (SPH '10) & Craig Bambrough
Click here to see a video of the session led by Shelva Clemmons (
A&S '09)
Click here to see a video of the session led by Ellie Whalen
Click here to see a video of the session led by Melisa Deane
Click here to see a video of the session led by Jackie Gaines (BUS  '07, '10) as guest and Pat Browne as "host"


WEBINAR:  Financial Planning 101
July 22, 2014


JHU Women In Business NY: Negotiation Workshop
June 12th, 2014

JHU Women in Business NY Launch: Women of Impact
January 23, 2014
See some photos here
Listen to full audio here
Read the transcript here

WEBINAR: "So it's Time to Leave Your Job: Entrepreneurial Lessons to Prepare Yourself for a Better One"
January 14, 2014


WEBINAR: "Don't Get Caught Up...From Resilience to Transformation"
January 7, 2014


WEBINAR: "Speak and Be Heard: Communicating as a Dynamic Leader"
November 14, 2013
listen and view webinar here


JHU Women in Business - The shift
November 7, 2013
See some photos


WIB Bowling at Mustang Alley's
August 22, 2013
See some photos here


Remarkable Women: Leadership Strategies for 2013
Women's Leadership Conference
March 22, 2013
See some photos here


Crafting the Perfect Pitch: A Workshop
January 30, 2013
Read the trasncript here


Where Are All the Women?: The Gender Gap in Leadership
June 18, 2012
Watch the video here


Women's Leadership Workshop
January 26, 2012 & February 1, 2012


Charting Your Own Course
October 26, 2011

Did you see this?

Interview with Valerie O'Malley (A&S '10), on the values and benefits of the WIB Affinity group

"These women mean business" WIB featered in Johns Hopkins Magazine

Innovating Women Leaning In to Tell Their Own Stories

Interview with Nina Goldman.
We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Nina Goldman (2004, A&S, Cognitive Sciences) and chat with her about her involvement in Hopkins’ Women in Business (WIB). Nina is currently an Association Executive at the American Council of Engineering Companies, a civil engineering trade association. Read more

Interview with Martha McKenna.
We recently chatted with Martha McKenna (MBA, Carey, 2012) and asked her about her experience in the Hopkins Women in Business (WIB) affinity group. Here’s what she had to say. Read more

Interview with Sara Abiusi
Johns Hopkins University's Federal Government and Women in Business Affinity group member Sara Abiusi ('96) speaks about her career and involvement in the Affinity Groups and Communities.

Work in Progress
A Forbes column on career talk for women.

Selena Rezvani - Washington Post Columnist
Column for women in business.

Career Development Webinars
Webinars from the JHU Career Center



Affinity communities are groups made up of members of the Johns Hopkins community, predominantly alumni and students who come together around an industry vertical or subject/area of interest.

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