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Diversity at Smith Women

The Office of Diversity Initiatives supports and celebrates all women at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. From the classroom to the boardroom, we empower women to succeed, inspire them to make an impact and encourage them to think big. We collaborate with other Smith School departments and Centers of Excellence to create all-inclusive programming on career and personal development that supports the interests of students, faculty, staff, and alumnae. Our goal is to be a centralized resource that stimulates conversations, develops skills and shapes experiences that help women excel.   

We develop relationships with industry, foundation, non-profit and government partners to increase and strengthen resources that support outreach and retention efforts at the pre-college, undergraduate and graduate levels for women.

Smith Women's Month officially kicks-off on March 1, 2018, with the Seventh Annual Women Leading Women event celebrating Donna Blackman, EMBA '10, Senior Vice President of Business Operations, Black Entertainment Television.

Full List of Smith Women's Month 2018 Events.

For more information about Women at Smith, contact Sharon Strange Lewis, EMBA '05, senior director of women and diversity programs in the Office of Diversity Initiatives, via email: slewis@rhsmith.umd.edu.