• The Society for Women in Business

    Welcome to the SWIB website!

  • 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 sophomore 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 sophomore 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 freshman from Great Neck, New York majoring in Applied Economics and Management. In addition to being the Vice President of Finance for SWIB, she serves on the CALS Student Advisory Council to the Dean and is a member of a social sorority. 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 sophomore from the San Francisco Bay Area majoring in Communication and double minoring in Business and Economics. In addition to being the Vice President of Marketing for SWIB, on campus, Katarina is a University Representative for the Cornell Annual Fund and a member of the Cornell Outings Club. 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 junior in the ILR school majoring in Industrial and Labor Relations and double minoring in Business and Inequality Studies. 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 freshman 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 freshman 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 freshman 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 junior 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, PowerPoint and presenting skills as an analyst, while also allowing upperclassmen to act as associates by having the opportunity practice leadership skills by managing a team of analysts. Students are divided into teams based on their specific career interests and chose a business trend of their choice. Past presentations include:

    • Newsletter: Elections and relationship with Russia, Rise of emotional analytics
    • Climate change and its effects on company valuation and stocks
    •  Interest rates
    • Changing preferences in the food industry,
    • Big Data
    • How businesses operate in the connection economy
    • The Finch Industry: Its rise and profitable companies within it
    • Fashion technology
    • Social media branding

  • Calendar

    Spring 2017 Opportunities

    First General Body Meeting

    Thursday, February 9th at 5:30 pm, Warren B75

    Come see what SWIB is all about at our first meeting of the semester! Pizza 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