Tippie Women Summit In-Person Event

Tippie Women Summit In-Person Event

Thursday, March 23 at 5:30 pm at the Courtyard Marriott Iowa City, 901 Melrose Avenue (across from Kinnick Stadium)

This in-person event will feature a brief keynote from Beth Livingston, Tippie Associate Professor and co-author of Shared Sisterhood: How to Take Collective Action for Racial and Gender Equity at Work. Along with a Q&A between Beth and Tippie Dean Amy Kristof-Brown, this event will feature a structured networking opportunity for students and working professionals. Free of charge – bring a friend or make a new one. Food and drink provided. Students over the age of 21 should bring legal ID. Register here.

Tippie Women Summit Returns

Tippie Women Summit Returns


The 2023 Tippie Women Summit will include three events – one IN-PERSON and two virtual events. All are free and to the public. Check out the full slate of programming – you won’t want to miss the networking at the March 23 in-person event at the Courtyard Marriott near Kinnick.

First event:

Friday, March 3 at 12 noon (recorded and shared on the Tippie Alumni Website)

Live & Learn: Mistakes Make Us Who We Are

This alumni panel discussion will be moderated by Tippie alum Sheri Salata (BBA80), transformation expert and former Oprah Winfrey executive producer and co-president of OWN. Panelists will share stories of mistakes, regrets, and lessons learned. Register here: https://uiowa.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nthbGTjUQq28h9uWw24Bxg#/registration


Alumni Perspectives: Economics and My Career- Alumni Panel is on Thursday, February 23rd at 5:00 pm in S401 PBB

Our Economics Department’s  “Alumni Perspectives: Economics and My Career”  Alumni Panel is on Thursday, February 23rd at 5:00 PM in S401 PBB.

We have a great group of Economics alumni coming in and the discussions will be centered around the impact of getting an Economics degree. All four panelists have pursued diverse careers and all have found great value in what they learned in Iowa’s Economics department. They will discuss how their training in Economics helped prepare them for success and give advice on how to prepare for a great career. You will have a chance to ask questions and interact with our alumni at the end of the panel as well. Food will be provided.

  • Hannah Hendricks – Investment Banking Associate at Goldman Sachs
  • Kyle Coghlan – Bank Examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Olivia Warren – Business and Economic Growth Services Manager at the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce
  • Zachary Parle – Attorney at Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman, PLC

Graduation Checklist- Follow Steps Using Links!

Graduation Checklist– follow these steps to ensure that you’re ready for graduation this spring!

Degree application deadline – Friday, Feb. 24
If students plan to complete degree requirements this semester, they must submit a degree application for their degree to be awarded. Students who apply after the deadline will be charge a late fee.

Commencement RSVP for Spring 2023
Students who have completed their degree application and who plan to participate in commencement must RSVP to have their names read at commencement and displayed during the ceremony broadcast. The RSVP deadline is Sunday, April 9.

Direct Admit Peer Mentor applications due this week!

Want to help welcome the Class of 2027 next fall? This is the job for you.

Peer mentors are responsible for helping co-teach the Direct Admit Seminar and helping new first-year students adjust to college.

The link to the application and job description can be found here: https://students.tippie.uiowa.edu/undergraduates/get-involved/peer-mentoring-undergraduate

Applications are due Wednesday, February 15.

Questions? Feel free to reach out to melissa-baker@uiowa.edu

Carver Scholarship Available Valued at $6,000

The Carver Scholarship is available to full-time, Iowa resident, students who will be starting their junior year next fall. Eligible students must have faced obstacles in their lives. If you know of a student who may qualify, please encourage them to file the 2023-2024 FAFSA by March 1 (if they haven’t already) and apply for the scholarship by April 1. More information about the scholarship is available at https://www.carvertrust.org/

Women of Tippie: Empower, Connect, and Learn: Participate in the 2023 National Women’s Case Competition, Hosted by The University of Texas Austin.

Women of Tippie: Empower, connect, and learn: Participate in the 2023 National Women’s Case Competition, hosted by The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business. Did you know that nationwide while 50% of business students are women, they make up only 29% of case competition contestants? This event is an opportunity for women to display their creativity, strategic thinking, and confidence while solving a business challenge.

How to get selected for the competition team:

Apply to be on the first Tippie team to compete in this case competition! Tippie will be sending a team of 4 undergraduate BBA women (trans and non-binary students are welcome). Prior completion or current enrollment in BUS 3000 (BCaP) preferred. Professor Beth A. Livingston, Faculty Director, Kathleen Dore – Henry B. Tippie Women’s Leadership Program will serve as the team advisor.  Professor Livingston, Frank Business Communication Center directors, and Undergraduate Program Office staff will select the team.

2023 dates

  • Feb. 13 (M): Apply via email, include a short paragraph stating why you’d like to participate, and attach your resume. Send email to beth-livingston@uiowa.edu and gabriela-rivera@uiowa.edu
  • Feb. 20 (M): Team selection made
  • Apr. 6 (Th): case released via email
  • Apr. 6 – 12: intensive case preparation [please note that Easter is April 9]
  • Apr 13 (Th) – Apr 15 (Sat): competition held in Austin, Texas

Students who compete in the competition will:

  • Have meals, lodging, and travel expenses paid for by Tippie
  • Prepare competition material and practice presenting with Professor Beth A. Livingston and Frank Center staff
  • Find opportunities to engage with corporate partners and recruiters to make career connections and network with other talented students from across the country
  • Compete in a case competition with over 40 universities to win $3,000 – $1,000 as a team in cash prizes

Tippie teams do well in national case competitions (2nd place in Eller Ethics competition last fall), and we’re excited to put together a team to compete in this one!

For more information about the application process, contact: beth-livingston@uiowa.edu; gabriela-rivera@uiowa.edu


Sign up now to compete in the IIPHRP 6th Annual Global Health Case Competition. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place!

Sign up now to compete in the IIPHRP 6th Annual Global Health Case Competition. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place!

Application Deadline: Monday, February 20, 2023

2023 Case Topic: Food Insecurity in a High-Income Country. Full details announced February 29th.

For more information and to apply, visit https://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/iiphrp-global-health-case-competition/

This competition is open to all University of Iowa graduate and undergraduate students. Please note that eligibility rules require that all teams include at least 1 undergraduate and 1 graduate student and include students from at least 3 disciplines from across campus. This year will feature a return to the in-person format. Students may sign up as teams or individuals. Individuals will be placed on a team by the competition planning committee. If you need assistance assembling your team, please contact the planning committee at cph-global@uiowa.edu

For a full list of team eligibility requirements, visit:  https://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/iiphrp-case-competition-goals-and-rules/