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Women in Leadership (WIL)
Women in Leadership (WiL) is an independent student club operated through the Associated Students of Management (ASM) at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.

About our Club

Our Mission 

Our mission is to develop future leaders through professional, educational, and social activities that support the female student body of the GSM.

Women in Leadership will achieve this goal by:

  • Creating leadership opportunities for women
  • Mentoring & networking
  • Gaining insight into challenges facing women in the business sector
  • Supporting & promoting women leaders

Board Fellowship Program

The Board Fellowship Program is an initiative of the Women in Leadership
Club at UC Davis Graduate School of Management (GSM). The program places MBA students (Fellows) on the Board of Directors of partner Non-profit organizations as non-voting (or adjunct) members. These talented students gain board experience and learn from industry leaders. Partner organizations benefit from the contribution of MBA students time and skills to assist in their board’s work.This one-of-a-kind program will expand the pipeline of qualified and experienced young women and men for future roles in business leadership. 

Partner Organizations for 2016
  1. PHCA – Passive House California (San Francisco)        
  2. The First Tee of Greater Sacramento
  3. Brain Injury Association of California (BIACAL)
  4. Watermark
Program Update

Board Readiness Training was provided to prospective Fellows on November 20, 2015 by Donna Hamlin of Hamlin Harkins.

Applications opened on November 20th, 2015.

Board Fellows have been placed and have commenced their duties with their Partner Boards.

Meet our Board

Betty Yao                                                                                                                   


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Ana Carolina Lopez Pinaya                                                                                                                                

Vice President

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