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Aston Women in Business Society

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  • Aston Women in Business Society Standard Membership£2.00




AWB is a society where girl bosses come together to build networks with industry-leading businesses and most importantly lasting friendships with like-minded females of the future! 

Whether you are going to be taking up a Year in Industry or a Graduate role, you will be wondering what lies ahead of you in the world of work. What do you expect? What will the job be like? How do you overcome the challenges women face in business today? 

  We provide a platform to bring together and empower Aston students, equipping you with the tools, networks and insights to get ahead. Our events will give you the opportunity to: 

  • Connect with experienced professionals in today’s leading businesses. 

  • Share career journeys, industry knowledge and top tips. 

  • Aspire to a successful future. 

Committee Member 2023/24

President - Montserrat Lopez Phillips

Final year BSc (Hons) Logistics and Supply Chain Management 

Vice President - Faryal Shaheen

Final year BSc Business and Management

Head of Marketing - Asiya Khanum

Final year BSc Business Management and English Language

Events Manager - Thasleema Nkrumah

Final year BSc International Business Management and French

External Relationships - Danita Grace Lartey

Final year BSc Finance

Internal Relationships - Yalda Mazaheri

Final year BSc Business and Management


Aston Women in Business was founded in 2014 by Aston Student Sharena Sivlal with the aim of raising awareness about the challenges we as women face in the professional world, and also to allow women at Aston to socialise and build networks - not only with other students but also with potential businesses and future employers.  

Sharena at the 2020 International Women's Day Ball



  Upon joining the club, each member will have access to our upcoming events, Whatsapp group chat, and many opportunities to network.

Events and socials

  We hope that through our events you will pick up some useful tips and tricks to apply for schemes whether it’s for your placement year, graduate roles or summer internships; and that by attending our socials you will meet like-minded girls and make friends for life!

Previous events and socials...

Self Defence workshop with Tae Kwon Do Club


Cocktail making social


Womens Conference held by LSE Women In Business Society

Grad Recruitment Fair at NEC




Society Collaborations: Aston Bright Futures

We have also previously held CV workshops, Movie Night socials, Club Nights and much more…

Make sure you follow our Instagram @awb_society and LinkedIn @astonwomeninbusiness to keep up to date with our latest events. 

We also have the event of the year...Our International Women’s Day ball! 

 This is a very exciting event and something we have planned from the very start of term - so definitely something not to be missed. It’s the perfect excuse to dress up to the nines, have a sit-down 3-course meal, snap some insta-worthy pics with your besties, network with businesses, listen to inspirational women's speeches and so much more! 


2019/20 Committee at the 2020 International Women's Day Ball

We hope our page has been helpful for you to get to know us and what we're about.

Any further questions don't hesitate to contact us through Instagram.

We can't wait to meet you all and expand the AWB family even further!!!

Lots of Love,

All of the girls at AWB xxx

FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM!!! @awb_society


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