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Chicago Booth Advancement is dedicated to creating an environment where all alumni, students, and friends feel valued and respected.

In supporting a global community of diverse backgrounds and perspectives, we ensure that official alumni clubs, special-interest groups, and other affiliated organizations operate in a manner that is inclusive to all interested alumni.

We host a variety of D&I events for Chicago Booth alumni around the world.

Chicago Booth Dean Madhav Rajan speaking from a podium

“I and my senior leadership team have been in conversation with many in our community of students, alumni, faculty, and staff to evaluate and strengthen our work to address racism and create positive change across Chicago Booth. I am thankful to those of you who lifted your voices and demonstrated your deep concern for your school and community.”

—Madhav Rajan, Dean and George Pratt Shultz Professor of Accounting

D&I Dialogues

D&I Dialogues is a series of D&I events that bring Booth alumni together for conversations about diversity in work and in life. Featuring speakers from a variety of backgrounds, the series explores issues such as social justice and equity, unconscious bias, organizational strategies for overcoming bias, and the business case for diversity.

Upcoming Events

Date Event Name Description Link
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Past Events

Date Event Name Description Link
03/23/2023 D&I Dialogues with Melissa Abad and Alex Garza Chicago View Event
02/24/2023 D&I Dialogues with Mel Hightower & Rhonda Haynes Chicago View Event
11/18/2022 UChicago BIPOC & Women Entrepreneur & Investor Event Chicago View Event
11/03/2022 Center for Applied AI Chicago View Event
08/03/2022 D&I Mixer NYC New York View Event
07/27/2022 D&I Mixer San Francisco San Francisco View Event

Diversity in Organizations: Common Mistakes and How to Do Better

Jane L. Risen, the H. G. B. Alexander Professor of Behavioral Science and a John E. Jeuck Faculty Fellow, considers five big questions to ask when trying to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. This presentation was part of Booth’s D&I Dialogues series.

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