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Activities and Organizations

As a Stanford GSB student, you are part of the greater Stanford University student body. That means you can participate in all extra-curricular programs, organizations, performances, and forums available that make the Stanford student life a richer experience.

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Stanford GSB Activities and Organizations

Politics or cooking? Golf or social issues? Religion or travel? With over 70 student organizations, you’re sure to find others who share your interests and passions. Along with groups focused on specific interests, you’ll find dedicated MBA, MSx, and PhD Student Associations.

Africa Business Club (ABC)
ABC's purpose is to raise awareness of African business and cultures; promote discussion of economic, political and social issues in Africa; encourage the school to seek more students from Africa; provide a platform for students interested in careers in Africa to meet with employers; and encourage development of case studies.
Arts, Media and Entertainment (AME)
AME strives to increase awareness in the arts, media and entertainment arenas through education and professional opportunities, network-building with alumni and industry representatives, and showcasing the creative talent and artistic diversity within the Stanford GSB community.
Asian Society
The Asian Society seeks to promote social networking opportunities among students of Asian origin or descent, as well as those students who are interested in Asian culture.
Basketball Club
The Basketball Club aims to enrich the student community at Stanford GSB by creating a positive basketball community — composed of a diverse group of students within Stanford GSB. In pursuit of these goals, the Basketball Club actively seeks to appeal to a broad range of Stanford GSB students; promote and coordinate basketball activities within Stanford GSB including: intramurals, tournaments, and ongoing basketball activities within Stanford GSB.
Big Ideas Club
The Big Ideas Club is a community of enthusiasts who are passionate about TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) content and conferences. The club facilitates the spread of new ideas and encourages dialogue about those ideas. Events include periodic "TED Chats" featuring online TED videos and group discussions. The club is not formally affiliated with the TED organization.
BizKids
The purpose of BizKids is to provide Stanford GSB families with a friendly and supportive community. We strive to connect these families by offering fun and educational activities for kids and their parents to enjoy together.
BizPartners
BizPartners is a social organization formed to facilitate the transition to life at Stanford for the spouse, partner, or family member of a Stanford GSB student.
The BBSA serves as a support network for Black MBA, MSx, and PhD students. Membership is open to all Stanford GSB students interested in cultural and professional issues that affect African-Americans.
Brewers Guild
The Brewers Guild is open to a wide spectrum of students with interest in brewing and the beer industry. From novices to those with professional aspirations, the Guild aims to advance knowledge and experience in brewing science and the beer industry.
Catholic Student Association (CSA)
CSA is committed to fostering a spiritual element within Stanford GSB. We coordinate religious and social interaction amongst Stanford GSB Catholics, extending from weekly mass and prayer sessions, to BBQs, talks and other social events.
C4C is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1984 by a Stanford GSB student whose sister had Down's Syndrome. Its mission is to encourage philanthropic involvement and school unity through a competition of nine West Coast business schools, primarily to benefit Special Olympics as well as one other local charity for each school. The volunteering and fundraising efforts culminate at C4C Weekend, where the nine schools compete in a sports competition held each spring at Stanford.
Christians in Business (CIB)
CIB provides a forum for people interested in Christianity to discuss and debate religious issues and build community through social events and activities.
Communication Mentors
The Mastery in Communication Initiative promotes communication excellence by providing coursework, coaching, and a breadth of resources to help students speak and write more effectively. In conjunction with the staff leadership team, Communication Mentors help to shape and define the program and its offerings.
Education Club
The Education Club brings together students from Stanford GSB and the Stanford Graduate School of Education to engage with leaders in the field, discuss current education issues (ranging from school reform to higher education), and connect through networking opportunities.
The Energy Club seeks to become the center for energy-related interactions at Stanford GSB by bringing together students, faculty members, and guests to explore issues impacting the oil and gas, wind energy, solar energy, fuel cell and power sectors, as well as energy security and the environment.
E-Club provides exposure to mentorship and networking opportunities with outside business owners and builds relationships between Stanford GSB and the entrepreneurial community in Silicon Valley.
Epicureans @ the GSB (E@T)
E@T is a club for people who are passionate about cooking and food! E@T members regularly enjoy themed small group dinners, cooking lessons from classmates and professionals, "behind the scenes" tours at local restaurants, and gourmet food tastings.
The Europe Club is the link between the business community of Europe and Stanford GSB students. It also represents an important social platform for the diverse European student body and others interested in European culture.
The F&I Club provides its members with a forum to explore and learn about various aspects of the financial world. A primary club activity is the management of a $150,000 portfolio that is part of the business school's endowment.
Food & Agribusiness Club
The Food & Agribusiness Club serves to advance the career and educational interests of the Stanford GSB community in topics related to food and agriculture. It also facilitates cross-disciplinary engagement on topics of agriculture with relevant Stanford clubs and academic departments.