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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.

  • Focus on Diversity

    November 5, 2016 | Washington, D.C.

    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 MBA 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.

    Can't make it on November 5? Plan to attend one of our other events below. 

    Focus on LGBT: Graduate School Panel 
    Nov 1 | 5:30-7 p.m.

    Exclusively for LGBT prospective students and allies, this event features a current student and alumni panel, MBA program round tables, campus tour, and networking reception. Register today

    Focus on Military: Prospective Student Day
    Nov 10 | 12-8 p.m.

    Connect with the McDonough Military Association (MMA) and MBA Admissions during an information session, campus tour, MBA class visit, lunch with current student veterans, and the MMA's annual War Stories event. Register today

    Focus on Women: Breakfast with GWiB
    Nov 11 | 8-9 a.m.

    Join MBA Admissions and the Graduate Women in Business (GWiB) organization for breakfast before their annual conference to discover how Georgetown McDonough can empower you as a woman leader. Register today

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  • Forté Forums

    Fall 2016 | Multiple Locations

    The 2016 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 twelve 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.


  • Consortium MBA Application Preparation Seminar (MAPS)

    Fall 2016 | 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


  • Reaching Out MBA

    October 6-8, 2016 | Dallas, TX

    The 2016 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 thirty 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.


  • National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) Conference

    September 28 - October 1, 2016 | Houston, TX

    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.


  • Forté MBA Launch

    Spring 2017 | 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. 2017 Registration coming soon.