Young Women in Business

Unleash Your Potential!

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The 2015 YWIB Conference will

be held on Monday, October 5, 2015.

Gerdin Business Building

Iowa State University


For young women grades 9-12,

counselors, teachers, and parents


Video courtesy of Alison MacRunnel, Boone High School Senior and Boone TV (Video Productions Class, Ben Bravard and Phil Kramer Instructors).

Registration will open in spring 2015.

Please check back in the spring for more details!


A business degree is your ticket to opportunity. Rise to the top of a large company. Start your own business and make it grow. Work for a nonprofit, or a university, or a government. With a business degree, all that and more are possible.


But what is it like to be a business major? Or to work in a particular industry? The College of Business at Iowa State University wants to help you find out.


Young Women in Business is a conference especially for females in grades 9 through 12 and their parents, teachers, and counselors.


  • Explore majors in business
  • Learn about career opportunities
  • Meet and ask questions of business faculty members in each major
  • Hear directly from professionals working in each field
  • Interact with female business students from Iowa State about their experiences and what they hope to accomplish

Internships? Study abroad? College life? It’s all here. You’ll learn about what to expect throughout your college career. We’ll also give you information about getting accepted into college and how to finance a college degree.


The Young Women In Business Conference also welcomes counselors, teachers, and parents of high school school girls.This audience has the opportunity to learn more about the college’s career services, undergraduate advising, and college faculty, as well as to sit in on industry and faculty sessions so they can see firsthand the impact of a business education.


Join us for Young Women In Business!


Social Media


Follow the College of Business on Twitter @ISU_CoB

The College will be tweeting about the conference and on the day of using the hashtag #ISUYWIB. If you have questions or comments, please use this in your tweets!



Follow the College of Business on Facebook 

Check back for details to connect on our Facebook event page!


Conference Details


Monday, October 5, 2015

8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.



Gerdin Business Building & Memorial Union

Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa


Registration Fee

Early Registration (Before September 21, 2015) $15 for Students, Counselors, Teachers, and Parents

Registration (Starting September 22, 2015) $20 for Students, Counselors, Teachers, and Parents


All attendees must register separately (including parents/teachers/counselors); no walk-in registrations will be accepted. 


Registration fees are payable by credit card, check, or invoice and are nonrefundable. The cost includes all lunch and conference materials. Scholarships may be available; see registration form for details.


Waivers are required for all students.


Registration Deadline

September 25, 2015 or until capacity is met.



Transportation assistance may be available for groups of students. Approval is granted on a case-by-case basis and is limited by the funding available. Use the Transportation Request Form to request transportation for your group by Friday, September 21, 2015.

Special Needs

If you need accommodations for a disability or dietary restriction, please indicate on the online registration form or call 515.294.6882. We will do our best to meet every accommodation.


Registration Questions

Elizabeth Salton



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