Diversity Events

Diversity and inclusion are pivotal to the Georgetown McDonough MBA experience. We encourage prospective MBA students to engage with current students, faculty, alumni, and staff at upcoming diversity events to learn more about the opportunities and resources available for women, underrepresented minorities, LGBT students, and military service members.

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Focus on Diversity

October 5, 2019 | Registration Closed

Join us on campus for Georgetown McDonough’s annual Focus on Diversity event: a special program designed to engage top-performing women, underrepresented minorities, LGBT students, and military service members with our inclusive MBA community. Throughout the day, prospective MBA students will attend a variety of sessions to gain insight into career and professional development resources available to McDonough students. Highlights of this day-long event include attending a mock MBA class and diversity-specific breakout sessions, as well as participating in panel discussions and networking events with our current students, faculty, alumni, and staff.

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Focus on Diversity: Women’s Brunch

November 2, 2019 | Registration Closed

Join us for a brunch hosted by Georgetown’s Graduate Women in Business (GWIB). Attendees will participate in a workshop by one of our distinguished faculty members, interact with current students and learn about how women can better position themselves as future business leaders.

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Focus on Military: Prospective Student Day

November 7, 2019 | Registration Closed

Join members of the MBA Admissions team and the McDonough Military Association (MMA) for our Focus on Military: Prospective Student Day. Prospective students will have the opportunity to attend an application workshop, building tour, MBA class, connect with MMA students and alumni and attend the MMA’s annual War Stories event.

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Georgetown University LGBT Event

Coming Soon

This event, exclusively for LGBT prospective students and allies, will give attendees the opportunity to hear from a panel of current students and alumni, participate in round tables and network with representatives from the McDonough School of Business.


Forté Forums (new window)

Fall 2019 | Multiple Locations

The 2017 Forté Forums are designed for women considering an MBA, whether you’re a mid-career professional, or a college student planning ahead for the future. Forté Forums are held in 12 cities across the United States to empower you with information about the value of an MBA. Here you will meet with current students, alumnae, and MBA Admissions staff and learn how to leverage your MBA experience.

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Consortium MBA Application Preparation Seminar (MAPS)

Fall 2019 | Multiple Locations

MAPS is intended to provide prospective students with insider knowledge in navigating the admissions process to be a competitive applicant for The Consortium and its member schools. Each seminar is designed to provide a platform for potential MBA applicants to learn about member schools, the application process, The Consortium Fellowship opportunities, and the benefits of The Consortium membership. If you are a prospective Consortium student and have questions, please email our Consortium fellows at MSB-CGSM@georgetown.edu.



Reaching Out MBA (new window)

October 10-12, 2019 | Atlanta, GA

The 2017 Reaching Out MBA and Business Graduate Conference provides lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer young professional leaders from around the world the opportunity to network, learn, and improve their skills so they will emerge stronger and more confident in the business world. Pre-MBAs are invited to join over 30 top MBA programs for the LGBT MBA Admissions Summit and Expo, which includes two panels, coffee chats with admissions officers and students, and the LGBT MBA Admissions Fair.

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Prospanica Conference

Prospanica (Association of Hispanic Professionals) Conference (new window)

October 30 – November 1, 2019 | Orlando, FL

Prospanica is dedicated to increasing the number of Hispanics graduating with MBAs, opening doors for Hispanic talent, and enhancing professional development. Each year the Prospanica Conference & Career Expo convenes to provide students, professionals, executives, and entrepreneurs an exciting venue for an unparalleled tribute to career opportunities and professional development among the Hispanic community. Over three days, the Prospanica Conference offers premier learning encounters through live recruitment as well as networking and developmental opportunities.

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Forté MBALaunch

Spring 2020 | Multiple Locations

Get a jump start and build a winning MBA application. Forté MBALaunch for Women is a hands-on, 10-month program for women intending to pursue an MBA degree. Forté MBALaunch for Women provides guidance, resources, and ongoing feedback on the business school application process including a one-day launch event, monthly webinars, peer group meetings, and feedback from experienced advisors. 2018 registration coming soon.