Full-time MBA

National Association of Women MBAs - Tippie Chapter


Empower women MBAs: propel women into positions of leadership, enhancing the diversity of the American workforce


Providing Tippie women with the opportunity to establish lifelong relationships with faculty, staff, peers and women in the community

Goals/Strategic Plan

Networking & Collaboration: Build on relationships within the community to provide Tippie women with personal interaction opportunities 
Professional Development: Create opportunities for professional skill development and enhancement
Education & Outreach: Develop educational opportunities for both men & women to promote a more diverse and equal workforce


Sarah Belser-Ehrlich - President

Academy: Finance
Skidmore College, Neuroscience
Prior Career: Public health reserach and small business owner
Why this student organization and position? As more research substantiates the discriminatory situations that women face daily, especially in business, I have grown increasingly passionate about taking steps towards gender equality. As President, I aim to raise awareness about women's issues, provide support to all women in the program, and continue to work towards equality in the field.
Interests: Cooking, eating, food, NPR, biking


Morgan Smith - Treasurer and VP of Professional Development

Academy: N/A (joint MBA-MHA student)
Undergraduate institution: Saint Olaf College, Sociology & Anthropology
Prior Career: Healthcare IT and Digital Strategy Project Management
Why this student organization and position? I joined NAWMBA as VP of Professional Development because I support the process of equalizing the rate at which men and women succeed in the workplace.
Interests: I enjoy traveling any chance I get, swimming, running and following Minnesota sports

Lydia Neeley - Vice President of Networking and Community Outreach

Academy: Marketing
Undergraduate institution: University of Iowa
Prior Career: Sales specialist
Why this student organization and position? I wanted to be a part of NAWMBA because of the obstacles that face women in business today; this topic is deeply important to me. I wanted to help organize opportunities for both women and men to jointly understand and overcome these obstacles. 
Interests: I love my dog Luna, watching HGTV, and Hawkeye football. I am also a self-proclaimed foodie 




Fall 2014

  • Fall Social - hosted by Professor Nancy Hauserman
  • Wine & Cheese Night
  • Women’s Lunches
  • I3 Forum with MBAA
  • Golf Lesson & Outing with MBAA & GFMA
  • Movie Screening & Discussion - Tough Guise II

Spring 2015

  • Spring Social
  • Movie Screening & Discussion - The Mask You Live In
  • Tippie Women’s Conference 
  • Brix Wine Night & Networking  
  • Women’s Lunches
  • Golf Lesson & Outing with MBAA & GFMA
  • Advance Weekend Yoga & Brunch with prospective students

Fall 2015

  • Fall Social - hosted by Professor Nancy Hauserman
  • Mixing & Mentoring with women professionals in the corridor
  • Golf Lesson & Outing with MBAA & GFMA
  • Movie Screening & Discussion
  • Women’s Lunches