Since 1985, Chicago Booth has had dedicated staff to support underrepresented student populations including African American, Latino, Native American, woman, and LGBTQ students. Diversity Affairs leads our efforts, serving as a liaison between students, Chicago Booth offices, and corporate partners to provide unique programming that complements both the educational and recruiting experiences for underrepresented students.
DIVERSITY AFFAIRS GOALS
- Increase recruitment, enrollment, and retention of underrepresented students at Chicago Booth.
- Educate the Chicago Booth community about the importance and value of diversity through educational, personal, and cross-cultural activities for all students.
- Serve as a resource for individual students, student groups, and administrative departments in their efforts to accomplish a diverse set of opportunities and experiences for all members of the Booth community.
- Cultivate relationships with corporations to attract and secure additional funding and career opportunities for underrepresented students.
- Build a network of alumni, corporate partners, and other friends of the school to assist in the support, employment, financial assistance, and overall success of underrepresented students at Chicago Booth.
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