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REACHING OUT IS DEDICATED TO EDUCATING, INSPIRING, AND CONNECTING LGBT MBAS. OUR MISSIONS BEGINS WHEN YOU START EXPLORING THE IDEA OF BUSINESS SCHOOL.
Join us on Oct 10, 2015 in Chicago for an afternoon of content targeted at LGBT individuals considering applying to business school.
This Prospective LGBT MBA content will include three panels, an intimate coffee chats with admissions officers and students, and the LGBT MBA Admissions Fair with over 30 MBA Programs, many of which are part of the Reaching Out LGBT MBA Fellowship, a global LGBT scholarship and leadership development collaboration between Reaching Out and top international business schools.
11:00-12:30pm Coffee Chats
1:00-2:00pm Panel: Getting In (Admissions Officer's Perspective)
2:00pm-6:00pm School Admissions Expo
2:15-3:15pm Panel: Looking Back (Alumni Perspective)
3:30-4:30pm Workshop: What's Your Story
Admission to just the LGBT MBA Admissions Summit & Expo is free. If you would like to attend the full Reaching Out LGBT MBA & Business Graduate (ROMBA) Conference, a $120 registration will be available.*
*While much of this event is geared towards those prospective LGBT MBAs who are either currently applying to schools or will in the near future, LGBT undergrads considering an MBA are welcome to attend.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) MBA Admissions Summit & Expo will be held from 1pm-6pm PST on Saturday, Oct 10th as part of the greater ROMBA Conference.
If you plan to register for the full ROMBA Conference, it will take place Thursday, October 8 - Saturday, October 10 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Programming begins around 2:00pm on Thursday and continues through the evening on Saturday. Please see the program for details.
Attending just the LGBT MBA Admissions Summit & Expo is free!
If you would like to attend the full Reaching Out LGBT MBA & Business Graduate (ROMBA) Conference, registration for LGBT Pre-MBAs is $120.
Please note that refunds will not be issued for any reason. Please plan your registration accordingly.
No, you are free to arrange your own accommodations in Chicago.
The majority of conference events, however, will take place at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, so you may find it desirable to stay there. The Hyatt is offering a group rate for ROMBA attendees.
For any LGBT or active ally MBA and business graduates planning to attend, we strongly suggest you make sure you receive a registration code (either via application or through your on-campus LGBT Club) before booking travel; if you book travel and are denied a code, that will not change your application status.
No - but we do ask that you be an active ally if you are attending the Summit.
The mission and purpose of the Reaching Out is to educate, connect and inspire lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) MBA and related graduate business students. With that mission in mind our content is designed to primarily serve LGBT students.