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 GSB Basketball Club. There are more than 50 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.
Asian Business Student Association
The ABSA aims to unite all Stanford 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, confront Asian stereotypes and bridge the communication gap between Asians and the broader class, while helping students explore Asia-related career opportunities.
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. It promotes and coordinates basketball activities within Stanford GSB including intramurals, tournaments, and ongoing basketball activities.
Black Business Student Association
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.
Epicureans @ the GSB
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 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.
Business & Environment Club
The Business & Environment Club’s goal is to cultivate a Stanford GSB community that incorporates environmental sustainability into its philosophy, curriculum, and operations, and 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 Stanford 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 Stanford GSB community; and 3) illuminate ways for students to incorporate environmental responsibility in their professional careers.
First-Generation Low-Income Club
The GSB First-Generation Low-Income Club aims to create a community among students who share the invisible first-generation low-income (FLI) identity, helping them find each other and facilitating more meaningful connections through shared experiences. The club also aims to develop allyship programming that has far-reaching impact in business and education access for socioeconomically disadvantaged students and young professionals, bringing together FLI and non-FLI business school students to engage in discussions around class privilege and socioeconomic inequality, in order to create stronger and more effective FLI advocates among the future highly influential business leaders at the school.
GSB Pride 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.
Hispanic Business Student Association
HBSA is a community of students of Latino heritage whose goal is to increase interaction with alumni, undergraduates, and students in other graduate programs at Stanford; foster professional and personal development; and encourage leadership, both within Stanford GSB and in the greater Latino community. Membership is open to all Stanford GSB students interested in cultural and professional issues that affect the Latino community.