The 30% Club, an organisation that campaigns for gender balance on boards and in senior management, has announced a new scholarship for women for Cranfield School of Management’s flagship MBA programme.

Cranfield School of Management has a long history of promoting diverse boardrooms including its renowned Female FTSE Board Report, led by Professor Sue Vinnicombe CBE, which has measured since 1999 the number of women on FTSE boards.

Sarah Hatcher, Director of Strategic Marketing and Partnerships at Cranfield School of Management, said: “We are grateful for the support of the 30% Club in providing this opportunity for women leaders. Cranfield has a proud history of championing diverse boardrooms and senior management teams through initiatives such as the Female FTSE Board Report and the 100 Women to Watch list.

“I’m delighted that together with the 30% Club we are able to offer this opportunity for women leaders to be able to further develop their leadership and management skills and expertise.”

Cranfield School of Management’s is one of an elite group of business schools worldwide to hold the triple accreditation of AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AMBA (the Association of MBAs) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System). Its MBA programme was recently ranked 2nd in Europe for its learning experience by Bloomberg Businessweek.

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