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

Philanthropy & Service: Partner with the other MBA student organizations to make a significant impact with a not-for-profit organization in the Corridor area


Rachel Haaland - President

Academy: Marketing
Simpson College, Management
Prior Career: Marketing, focusing on inbound, automation, and sales process improvements
Why this student organization and position? I believe that NAWMBA gives professional women a unique opportunity to foster relationships, and to focus on the development and support of our fellow members.
Interests: Outside of my passion for Marketing, I am obsessed with travel and photography. I take every chance I can to visit new places and I am hoping to add Asia to the list this year. 


Alyssa Adams - Treasurer and VP of Professional Development

Academy: Marketing
Undergraduate institution: The University of Arizona, Humanities

Ying (Alexis) Li - Vice President of Networking and Community Outreach

Academy: Marketing
Undergraduate institution: Tianjin University, Management




Fall 2011

  • Fall Social - hosted by Professor Nancy Hauserman
  • Wine & Cheese Night
  • Women of Influence Breakfast - at Pearson
  • Haunted Hustle 5K (benefitting DVIP) - sponsored by Verizon
  • Fired Up! Pottery Night - bowls donated to DVIP Souper Bowl


Spring 2012

  • Spring Social - Champagne & Cupcakes
  • Q&A Panel for undergraduate Women in Business
  • DVIP Souper Bowl volunteer activity
  • Mixing & Mentoring with women professionals in the corridor at Graze
  • Iowa Women’s Leadership Conference Luncheon
  • Advance Weekend Yoga & Brunch with prospective students


Fall 2012

  • Fall Social
  • Mixing & Mentoring with women professionals in the corridor
  • Fired Up! Pottery Night - bowls donated to DVIP Souper Bowl
  • Service Project with MBA student organizations
  • Lunch & Learn - in collaboration with MBAA

Chapter Highlights

Lunch with Gloria Steinem
In April 2013, MBA students and Professor Nancy Hauserman had a chance to have lunch with legendary Gloria Steinem (far front right), who was presenting at the Iowa Women's Leadership Conference in Coralville, IA.

Haunted Hustle 5K


Haunted Hustle 5K
On October 29th MBA WI - Tippie Chapter put on the Haunted Hustle 5K to raise money for DVIP. The race was held at Kent Park in Oxford. Watch the video recap on our YouTube channel.

Haunted Hustle 5K


Fired Up! Pottery Night
MBAWI - Tippie Chapter had a great time at Fired Up! In Iowa City in November painting bowls to be donated to DVIP for their annual Souper Bowl of Caring Event.



DVIP Souper Bowl of Caring
MBAWI - Tippie Chapter provided some of the volunteers for DVIP’s annual Souper Bowl of Caring event on March 29.

Souper Bowl photo


Mixing & Mentoring
On April 3rd the MBAWI - Tippie Chapter had the chance to meet with many of the Women of Influence at Graze in Iowa City.

Mixing and Mentoring


MBA Women International - Tippie Chapter works with several different groups in the Iowa City area. Click below to learn more: