GWomen - Women's Entrepreneurship at GW

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GWomen empowers and accelerates GW students committed to women's entreprenurship.

We’re building a community of GW students who are equipped with the resources, knowledge, network, and skills to transform an idea into a successful business. Join us and the most innovative students on campus!

GWomen Entrepreneurship Pathway programming focuses on:

  • Creating on-ramps for students committed to women's entrepreneurship
  • Developing networks and resources
  • Increasing funding of and capital raising
  • Building a robust GW community that supports women's entrepreneurship

In tandem with GWomen, our office and university are dedicated to helping student entrepreneurs succeed in their business endeavors. Several programs offer education, support, and mentorship on campus.

Hot Mommas® Project

The Hot Mommas® Project is an award-winning social venture that pairs the world’s largest digital case study library of female role models with cutting-edge teaching tools. The result? Confidence and key success factor increases of up to 200 percent among women in Gen Y, Gen X, and beyond. The team is Coleman Foundation Case Award winner, and its leader, Kathy Korman Frey, is a NAWBO Woman of Distinction Award recipient. Mrs. Frey is also GWSB's Entrepreneur is Residence, who was recently named one of the top 100 most desirable mentors by GenJuice, an online resource for young adults. Mrs. Frey is also a professor at in the GWSB Department of Management, where she teaches her award-winning Women Entrepreneurial Leadership Initiative course.