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- February 21, 2022
Each February, the United States marks Black History Month with a celebration of the achievements and contributions of Black Americans both past and present. In honor of the occasion, we’re highlighting some inspiring Black members of our own community. In these stories, students, alumni, and faculty talk about confronting systemic racism, the lasting impact of a Booth MBA, what it means to be Black at Booth, and a lot more.
The insights and connections gained during Chicago Booth’s two-year MBA program reverberate throughout the career of an alumnus.Catching Up With Janelle Jenkins, '08
While he was a student in the Weekend MBA Program, Ernest Kabuye talked to us about his journey from Uganda to Booth, his desire to be part of Africa’s economic recovery, and how he is creating more opportunities for representation at Booth.How Representation Can Create a New Narrative
Activist and author Nova Reid spoke with Booth professor Jane Risen on how to create a more diverse, inclusive, anti-racist workplace and world.Confronting Systemic Racism and Leading Change in Organizations
Alfa Bumhira, ’16, leveraged the Booth network to help grow his online learning management startup in Southeast Asia.Lighting a Spark
Current students reflect on their experiences as part of the Booth community.Black Girl Magic: What It Means to Be a Black Woman at Booth
Jasmine Ferguson is rethinking existing systems holistically to increase economic opportunities and work toward equity in education.Rethinking the Education System
Chicago Booth has a steadfast commitment to building a more diverse and inclusive world and leading change within our own community. Learn more about our resources and opportunities for underrepresented students of color.
Santi Acosta Lievano discusses his experience at Booth and how the Hispanic American Business Student Association continues to elevate his MBA experience.Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with Santi Acosta Lievano
In honor of International Women’s Day this year, we’ve asked Chicago Booth women from each of our four MBA Programs to reflect on their careers so far and to share the wisdom they’ve gained along the way.Chicago Booth Women Look Back
Current students in the Full-Time MBA Program share the many benefits of Booth’s flexible MBA curriculum.Ask a Boothie: What Does the Flexible Curriculum Mean to You?