Clubs & Activities

Stanford GSB’s social scene is as diverse, inclusive, and interesting as its student body.

Hone your leadership skills by participating in MBA student government. Find your inner thespian with the Improvisational Theater Troupe. Looking to play pick-up or perfect your game? Join the Basketball Club. There are over 60 student clubs and organizations for you to join. With club membership, meetings, and events open to all students, these groups sponsor a vibrant array of activities on campus and within the broader Bay Area. We have traditions that have endured for decades as well as new events tailored to, and by, each class.

Health Care Club

The Health Care Club at Stanford GSB strives to provide co-curricular opportunities for Stanford GSB students looking to build their future career in health care. Through a host of networking events, speaker series, and social events, we help foster a vibrant community of health care-minded peers.


The Veterans Club is the school’s association of military veterans. The club is open to all Stanford GSB students and attempts to relate the unique experiences of military service to current events and business problems that managers are likely to encounter, including strategic, human resources, and operational issues. The club serves as a resource for members to foster professional and personal development while encouraging leadership, both within Stanford GSB and in the greater business community.

Featured Clubs

Asian Business Student Association (ABSA)

The Asian Business Student Association (ABSA) aims to unite all GSB students who are from Asia, of Asian descent, and/or interested in Asia from a cultural or business perspective under a common organization. ABSA will promote social integration, rewire Asian stereotypes and bridge the communication gap between Asians and the broader class, and help students explore Asia-related career opportunities.

Basketball Club

The Basketball Club aims to enrich the student community at the GSB by creating a positive basketball community — composed of a diverse group of students within the GSB. In pursuit of these goals, the Basketball Club actively seeks to appeal to a broad range of GSB students to promote and coordinate basketball activities within the GSB, including intramurals, tournaments, and ongoing basketball activities within the GSB.

Black Business Student Association (BBSA)

The Black Business Student Association (BBSA) serves as a support network for Black MBA, MSx, and PhD students at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB). It also strives to enhance the GSB experience for all students; membership is open to all GSB students interested in cultural and professional issues that affect African-Americans.


The BBSA provides the opportunity for students to serve as mentors to local high school and undergraduate students, and interact with African-American GSB alumni. The annual gala presents a forum for the community to come together and discuss relevant issues and plan strategies for success, and features terrific keynote speakers.


The BBSA also plays a key role in connecting with the African-American communities at other top business schools. In addition, a growing number of companies are reaching out to the BBSA, in order to tap our high-quality talent pool.


Epicureans at the GSB (E@T)

Are you a (would-be) cook amateur? Or do you just love sharing a good moment with good food? Join E@T: “Epicureans @ the GSB”! Membership gives you access to small group theme dinners with 6-8 students, faculty, or other interesting Silicon Valley residents. You (and your SO) can help cook, host, and of course …eat. It is also your opportunity to don a chef’s cap. We offer formal and informal cooking classes taught by a variety of students and professional chefs. E@T also visits area restaurants with “behind the scenes” tours, and is putting together a list of great food places for all tastes and favorite E@Ter recipes.

Europe Club

The Europe Club is a community gathering of all students sharing an interest in European culture and business. Our goal is to provide a space for European students to share their culture and non-European students to discover it through the organization of social and cultural events (e.g., European movie nights, small group dinners, wine and cheese nights, parties). We also want to help GSB students explore European career opportunities via the organization of BBLs with European employers and networking events with European alumni.

FinTech Club

The FinTech Club is designed for students interested in learning about or pursuing a career in the financial technology industry. The club seeks to bring together students, faculty, entrepreneurs, company builders, and investors around a shared interest in the business and societal impact of financial technology. Events throughout the year promote community across all FinTech sub-verticals: banking, credit, insurtech, payments, asset/wealth management, and software.

Business & Environment Club

The Business & Environment Club’s goal is to cultivate a GSB community that incorporates environmental sustainability into its philosophy, curriculum, and operations. It also empowers its students and alumni to lead on environmental challenges in their industries. We focus on the following three themes through our activities:

  1. Foster collaborations and robust discussions about sustainability at the GSB by leveraging the passion and connections of all members of the Stanford community
  2. Serve as a guidepost and all-encompassing resource at the intersection of business and the environment for the GSB community
  3. Illuminate ways for students to incorporate environmental responsibility in their professional careers

First Generation & Low Income Club (FGLI)

FGLI aims to create a community among students who share the invisible FLI (First generation Low Income) identity, helping them find each other and facilitating more meaningful connections through shared experiences. GSB FLI also aims to develop allyship programming with a far-reaching impact on business and education access for socioeconomically disadvantaged students and young professionals. We aim to bring together FLI and non-FLI business school students to engage in discussions around class privilege and socioeconomic inequality to create more potent and effective FLI advocates among the future highly influential business leaders at the GSB.


Pride Club is a social and socially active organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning students and allies at Stanford GSB. The goals are to provide a community for LGBTQ students and allies, to serve as a resource for our membership and the Stanford GSB Community as a whole, and to increase awareness of LGBTQ issues in business. Activities include social gatherings on campus and throughout the Bay Area, educational and awareness-building events, participation in the LGBTQ MBA Conference, and networking events with gay and lesbian alumni and with complementary groups from Stanford’s other schools. Membership is open and confidential. For those who are out, Pride aims to grow the community’s visible presence on campus.

Hispanic Business Student Association (HBSA)

The Hispanic Business Student Association (HBSA) is a community of students of Latino heritage. Our goal is to create a sense of community among the Latino students at the GSB, increase our interaction with alumni, undergraduates, and students in other graduate programs at Stanford, foster the professional and personal development of our members, and encourage leadership, both within the GSB and in the greater Latino community.

Management Consulting Club

The Consulting Club serves members of the GSB community who have an interest or background in the management consulting industry. We focus on helping current GSB students explore careers in consulting and prepare for the rigorous case interview process.

Women in Management (WIM)

Women in Management (WIM) is a club that supports women at the GSB by developing a supportive community of individuals who inspire each other to thrive. WIM is open to all MBA students of all genders in supporting the experience of women at the GSB and in the professional community. We invite all members of the GSB community to get involved with WIM in one way or another and participate in building an inclusive community. We host a range of events throughout the year, including a retreat, big-name speakers, our annual banquet, a career trek, and regular panels covering a range of personal and professional topics. We also facilitate WIM Groups, considered by many to be a highlight of their GSB experience.