• The Society for Women in Business

  • About US

    The Society for Women in Business (SWIB), affiliated with Cornell's Dyson School, is the largest undergraduate business organization for women at Cornell, connecting students of all majors with each other and with professional leaders in the business world. We aim to empower talented and intelligent women through education and experience. Through research projects, panels, speaker events, skill-building workshops, and networking events, our goal is to provide our members with the tools to help them advance both personally and professionally.

  • Executive Board

    2017 Leadership Team

    Kelly Jahnsen


    Industrial Labor Relations '19

    Kelly Jahnsen is a junior from South Florida pursuing a major in Industrial and Labor Relations and a Business minor. On campus, she is the President of the Society for Women in Business, a Research Assistant in ILR, and an Associate in the Alpha Fund. This summer, Kelly will be interning at Morgan Stanley in Fixed Income Sales and Trading. In her free time, Kelly enjoys spinning, watching reality TV with friends, and seeing Broadway shows.

    Grace Shi

    Senior Vice President

    Applied Economics and Management '19

    Grace Shi is a junior from Rockville, Maryland majoring in Applied Economics and Management and minoring in Health Policy. In addition to being the Senior Vice President for SWIB, she is also an Associate in the Social Impact Fund of the Cornell Hedge Fund, an Economy Sector Analyst for Cornell Current, an Editorial Analyst for the Cornell Business Review, and a member of Alpha Phi Omega Gamma Chapter. This summer, Grace will be interning as an Investment Banking Analyst at Barclays. In her free time, Grace enjoys reading Agatha Christie mysteries, watching movies, and having fun with friends.

    Lee Hofman

    VP of Finance

    Applied Economics and Management '20

    Lee Hofman is a sophomore from Great Neck, New York majoring in Applied Economics and Management. This past summer, she worked as an Accounting and Business Development Intern at Lamb Financial Group in New York City. In addition to being the Vice President of Finance for SWIB, she serves on the Dyson Undergraduate Council and is a grader for AEM 2100. In her free time, Lee likes to spend time with family and friends, explore Ithaca, and listen to music.

    Katarina Fineman

    VP of Marketing

    Communication '19

    Katarina Fineman is a junior from the San Francisco Bay Area majoring in Communication and double minoring in Business and Applied Economics. In addition to being the Vice President of Marketing for SWIB, on campus, Katarina is a Manager at the Cornell Annual Fund, CALS Admissions Ambassador and a member of the Cornell Outings Club. This past summer Katarina interned with Northwestern Mutual. In her free time she enjoys hiking, spending time with her friends and family, and playing guitar.

    Christine Cho

    VP of Internal Development

    Industrial Labor Relations '18

    Christine Cho is a senior in the ILR school majoring in Industrial and Labor Relations and double minoring in Business and Inequality Studies. This past summer, she interned at IBM as a Performance and Programmatic Marketing Intern on the North America Integrated Operating Team. In addition to being the Vice President of Internal Development for SWIB, on campus, she is the Treasurer and Head of Marketing and Logistics for TEDxCornell, as well as the Treasurer for Paint it Ourselves. In her free time, Christine enjoys drawing and painting, listening to music, and dancing alongside her friends.

    Emily King

    Internal Development Assistant

    Industrial Labor Relations '20

    Emily King is a sophomore from Cleveland, Ohio majoring in Industrial and Labor Relations and pursuing minors in Business and Inequality Studies. On campus, she is the Internal Development Assistant of SWIB and a part of the ILR Student Government Association and the Environmental Committee for Student Assembly. She is interested in human resources and corporate social responsibility. For fun, Emily enjoys going to the movies, exploring Ithaca, and spending time with friends.

    Puneet Arneja

    VP of Alumni Relations

    Applied Economics and Management '20

    Puneet Arneja is a sophomore from Plainview, Long Island majoring in Applied Economics and Management, concentrating in marketing and strategy. In addition to being the VP of alumni relations for SWIB, Puneet is a member of the Dyson Inclusion and Diversity Program and the social sorority, Sigma Delta Tau. In her free time, Puneet enjoys playing sports – specifically soccer and volleyball – reading, traveling, and running.

    Diana Lozina

    VP of Membership and Social Events

    Communication '20

    Diana Lozina is a sophomore from Westchester, New York majoring in Communication and

    pursuing a minor in Business. In addition to being the Vice President of Membership and Social

    Events for SWIB, Diana is a member of the Make-A- Wish club, Habitats for Humanity and the

    social sorority, Alpha Phi. In her free time, Diana enjoys traveling with her family, exercising,

    and exploring Ithaca with her friends.

    Angela Son

    VP of Operations

    Operations Research and Information Engineering '18

    Angela Son is a senior in the College of Engineering studying Operations Research and Information Engineering (ORIE). On campus, she is the VP of Operations for SWIB and the president of Korean Student Association (KSA). In her free time, Angela enjoys traveling, listening to music, eating, and spending time with friends and family.

  • Emerging Leaders Program

    The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is designed to introduce underclassmen to teamwork, public speaking, and presenting skills as an analyst, while also allowing upperclassmen to act as associates and have the opportunity to practice leadership skills by managing a team. Students are divided into teams based on their career interests and chose a business trend. Past presentations include:

    • Newsletter: Elections and relationship with Russia, Rise of emotional analytics
    • The effect of Climate Change on valuation and stocks
    •  Interest rates
    • Changing preferences in the food industry
    • Big Data
    • The Finch Industry: Its rise and profitable companies within it
    • Fashion technology

  • Calendar

    Fall 2017 Opportunities


    Sunday, September 10th at 1:00 pm, Barton Hall

    Visit our table at ClubFest and meet members of our Executive Board.

    First General Body Meeting

    Tuesday, September 19th at 5:30 pm

    Come see what SWIB is all about at our first meeting of the semester! Food will be provided.

    Emerging Leaders Program & Mentor Application Due

    Tuesday, September 26th at 11:59 pm

    Don't forget to submit your applications!

    Mentee Application Opens

    Tuesday, September 27th at 11:59 pm

    Mentor list released for mentees to rank

    Mentee Application Due

    Sunday, October 1st at 11:59 pm

    Mentee's list of mentor rankings due

    ELP Decisions Announced

    Sunday, October 1st at 11:59 pm

    Fall 2017 Associates and Analysts selected

    ELP Donuts and Coffee Social

    Tuesday, October 3rd at TBD

    All ELP members are kindly required to join us for this fun social event!

    Shaz Khan Presentation

    Thursday, October 12th at TBD

    Come hear the former Nike Women’s Director present! (Mandatory for ELP members)

    ELP Final Presentations

    Tuesday and Wednesday, November 7th and 8th

    All ELP members are encouraged to join us to listen to their peers' presentations. Food will be provided

  • Contact SWIB

    Are you an employer interested in working with SWIB?

    Please fill out the form below or E-mail us at cornellswib@gmail.com.


    Kelly Jahnsen | kcj38@cornell.edu

    Christine Cho | cc966@cornell.edu

    Katarina Fineman | kzf2@cornell.edu

    Puneet Arneja | pa259@cornell.edu