Sloan Women In Management

Sloan Women in Management (SWIM) works to increase opportunities for all women at MIT Sloan through networking events, speaker series, professional development workshops, mentorship programs, and community-building events. In addition to its year-long programming, SWIM hosts an annual conference where students can dialogue with today's leading women. The organization’s primary goals are to:

  • Create an inviting and supportive community for all Sloan women and individuals who identify as women;
  • Advance the careers of current MIT Sloan women through relevant programming and connections with MIT and MIT Sloan alumni;
  • Work with faculty, administrators, and the greater business community to increase opportunities for women in business; and
  • Attract top-talent female students to MIT Sloan.
Aug 29, 2012

Transition to MIT Sloan

Hilary Fischer-Groban is an incoming student to the MBA program at MIT Sloan. Most recently, she was a Communications Associate at ICICI Foundation for Inclusive Growth. Check back often to follow her experience and the experiences of her classmates.

When I was taking the GMAT in Mumbai, interviewing with Sloan admissions in Hyderabad, and meeting up with future classmates in Delhi, MIT was literally and figuratively a world away.  I grew up only a few blocks from MIT in Cambridge, but for the past two years I’ve been living in Mumbai, India, working in communications for a corporate foundation.  I knew I needed to give myself a long summer break before starting Sloan to transition back to America, and get into back-to-school mode. Continue reading