You Are Invited

The Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University is proud to host Women@Rice — a flagship recruiting event to showcase our MBA program through the lens of our world-class faculty, top caliber students, engaged alumni and dedicated deans and staff.

We are a top-tier business school located in Houston, Texas, the 4th largest city in the U.S., energy capital of the world and home to the world's largest medical center.

Here's how serious we are about supporting women:

  • 90% Rice Full-time MBA women awarded a merit-based scholarship
  • 61% Average scholarship award for women vs total tuition
  • 35% Women in Rice Full-time MBA program
  • Co-sponsor of the National Association of Women MBA (NAWMBA) Conference and Career Fair and partner for over 10 years
  • Sponsor of the Forté Foundation, an international consortium of organizations that works to empower women in the workplace
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Come hear about the three Rice MBA Programs: Full-time, Professionals, and Executives. Learn about what makes the Rice MBA the right decision for you.

We have a fun two days planned for you. The tentative agenda is outlined below:


Noon–3:00pm Afternoon Optional Class Visits
3:00–5:30pm Break
6:00-8:00pm Welcome Cocktail Reception at Hotel ZaZa with students, alumni, faculty, deans and staff
8pm Explore Houston on Your Own


8:00–9:00am Breakfast with the Deans 
9:15–10:00am Alumni Roundtable
10:10–11:00am Faculty Spotlight: A Conversation with Professor Yael Hochberg,
Ralph S. O'Connor Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship, Associate Professor of Finance and Head of the Rice Entrepreneurship Initiative
11:00–11:30am How to Manage your Professional Career
Presented by the Jones Graduate School of Business Career Management Center
11:30am–12:30pm Student Clubs: Find the Right One for You!
Meet the student leaders of our top student clubs. Box lunches will be available for this casual event at the end of the Women@Rice event.
1pm Optional Rice University Campus Guided Tour 

Ask us about our $300 travel subsidy toward your airfare (or whichever is less) as well as guest accommodations at the Hotel Zaza for one evening courtesy of the Rice MBA.