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LETS CREATE THE FUTURE WE IMAGINE

Women in Business Education invites you to spend three vibrant and exuberant days of inspiring speakers and sessions jam packed with creativity and color.
Join us June 2-4, 2022 at The George Washington University School of Business campus to connect and meet with senior academic women leaders around the globe as we tackle our most wicked problems in business education.
Because it is time to imagine a new way of doing things.

Not yet ready to register? Join the Waitlist for updates.

Our Sponsors

 

BE THERE OR BE SQUARE

Are you ready to connect and convene with senior academic women from around the globe and find innovative solutions to promoting DEI and gender equity in business education?  Participants will spark conversations that will challenge, ignite, and promote change.

Deans, associate & assistant deans, administrators, faculty and champions who are ready to think outside the box are invited to come play in our sand box.
It has been too long, and we can't WAIT to see you! #WiBEcreate is planned to be an in-person-only event. Join us to celebrate, learn and connect with each other face to face.
The interactive sessions will be led by top experts in their field, featuring design thinking, experiential learning, creative leadership, strategy and hands-on activities.

SPEAKERS

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean & Professor of Finance at Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business

CEO, American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Head of Experience Design Center of Excellence at International Monetary Fund

Edward Jones Dean, Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, Saint Louis University

Founder & CEO, The Equity Equation

Dean, W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University

LETS CREATE RADICAL CHANGE 

More than a conference. An experience. Business is evolving, and our ways of working are changing.
It is time to try a radical new approach to  business education.  Bring out the Legos, Play-doh and the paint. Let’s get creative, have the hard conversations, solve difficult problems and find joy in providing new solutions to our greatest barriers.  Because life should be lived in full color.
Check out all of our workshops in the agenda.

Not yet ready to register? Join the Waitlist for updates.

HOTEL AND TRAVEL INFORMATION

Let’s Enjoy Washington DC!

Join us in the heart of the nation’s capital in downtown DC on the campus of The George Washington University.

Visit the Travel Page for more information on hotel, attire and getting around.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can participate in the #WiBEcreate Conference?

Our WiBE Annual Conference is the opportunity to bring all stakeholders together to discuss gender equality and diversity and inclusion in business education.  This year we will focus on finding creative solutions to our greatest challenges.  All are warmly welcome.

  • Men and women in business education
  • Private sector partners and related organizations working in higher education
  • Those working in higher education fields with an interest in professional development and leadership
  • Members and non-members of WiBE
I can't join in -person, is there a hybrid or virtual option?

Right now the plan is to only offer the event in-person.  There will not be a hybrid option to join virtually.  If health cirucumstances significantly change in the United States and we are no longer able to meet in person, we will plan to move the conference fully virtual during the same time period.  We invite you to come meet our members and connect in person.

Can I be a speaker at this event?

We are close to finalizing the agenda and we won’t be able to meet all the interest for session facilitators.  However, we are certainly open to hearing about new and innovative programs or research, whether at the summit or WiBE events throughout the year!  Please submit your topic idea to membership@wibenetwork.com.

I am not at a business school, can I still attend?

Definitely!  Whether you are an academic in another field looking for leadership inspiration, in the corporate or private sector looking to engage in higher education, or another stakeholder with a passion for change, you are warmly welcome to join us.

I am a recruiter looking for diverse talent, how can I participate?

We love recruiters!  We are happy to have you attend and network with our audience.  there will be opportunities to recruiters to exhibit if there is interest, please email membership@wibenetwork.com for more information.

I am interested in membership, can I join?

Members receive discounted tickets to WiBEcreate and the opportunity to attend our member’s only meeting!  To check out all member benefits and determine if you qualify visit or reach out to  www.wibenetwork.com/membership

Questions?  Reach out to membership@wibenetwork.com for more information.

What is your refund policy?

Your ticket may be fully refunded, minus processing fees, up to 90 days prior to the event start date.

After 90 days prior to the event start date, if you are no longer able to attend, the full amount of your ticket may be used towards a future event for WiBE.

If you are unable to travel for documented sickness, positive COVID 19 test, or are exhibiting COVID 19 related symptoms, a full refund will be made.

You may elect to transfer your conference registration to someone else by sending an email to membership@wibenetwork.com.

 

I can't attend now, can someone else go in my place?
Yes, email create@wibenetwork.com with your name, confirmation # or invoice along with the name, contact information, including email, of the person who will attend.
Do you have an alternative option to paying with a credit card?
Yes, please email create@wibenetwork.com with your information and an invoice along with payment information will be shared. Note registration is not confirmed until payment is received.
I plan to register a group, is there a discount?

Yes, there is a discounted rate for groups of five or more.  Please email create@wibenetwork.com for more information.

Do you offer scholarships to attend?

There are a limited number of scholarships available.  Please contact create@wibenetwork.com for more information.

Can I get an Invitation Letter to apply for an entry Visa?
Yes, but only after paid registration will a visa letter be sent.  Please email your full name, contact information, arrival and departure dates, country of origin, and registration confirmation to membership@wibenetwork.com and an invitation letter, in PDF format, will be emailed within 5 business days.