Why a Women’s Scholarship Matters
By Julianne Helinek, MBA Class of 2017
Stern announced a new scholarship for women earlier this month. The Advancing Women in Business scholarships will cover one year of tuition and fees for select women in the Class of 2019, and the initial $1 million fund was made possible by a group of prominent female alumnae and board members.
This sounds like a great thing for Stern, and it is, but it’s much more than a feel-good nod to diversity on the part of the administration. One million extra dollars for women could make a tangible difference in the Stern community as early as this fall.…