Women's Business Association

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An organization devoted to promoting the success of women through networking, education and leadership opportunities.

The Women’s Business Association (WBA) is a student organization devoted to promoting the success of women through networking, education, and leadership opportunities. WBA is open to all people, regardless of major or gender. We want to inform, connect, and prepare individuals for the corporate world by providing them with advancement opportunities through leading organization initiatives. WBA provides students with an opportunity to network with peers, professionals, local entrepreneurs, and corporate recruiters in order to get insight into different careers and industries.


Varies by semester.

Please contact the organization’s president for meeting times.

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact Cali Cuevas at calista.cuevas@siu.edu with any questions.

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As a part of WBA, members have the opportunity to take the lead on planning events in order to build leadership and organization skills. Some events we typically organize are:

  • Business Attire Fashion Show
  • Resume Workshop
  • Internship Panel
  • Trivia Night
  • Social Media Workshop
  • Member Socials

We are also open to collaboration with other student organizations. Please contact the WBA president if you are interested in collaborating with us.



President – Taylor Hogue (taylor.hogue@siu.edu)
Secretary – Abby Durand
Treasurer – Loralei Glueck

WBA typically elects new officers near the end of each academic year. As an organization valuing growth and opportunity, we are always open to suggestions for new officer positions.