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HERE IS OUR PROMISE TO STUDENTS.

ALL STUDENTS.

Consuela Knox Vanderbilt MBA | 2004 Diversity Recruiting Manager

If you are looking for a school where everyone looks or thinks like you, this is not the place. At Owen, you will enjoy working with and learning from people who offer a variety of perspectives in a community that values all types of diversity. Our affiliations with organizations such as the Forté Foundation, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, National Black MBA Association, National Society of Hispanic MBAs and Graduate Horizons are just a few of the ways we reach out to ensure a diverse group of students.


Welcome to Owen

At Vanderbilt you will experience a community committed to all types of diversity and inclusion. Women Vanderbilt is creating opportunities for women to make an impact in their fields. Because of our dedication to women, we are a sponsoring member of the global Forté Foundation. LGBTQI Students of all identities are welcome and supported at Vanderbilt. Owen’s Gay-Straight Alliance club and Vanderbilt’s Office of LGBTQI provide resources and community for all students. We also partner with Reaching Out MBA.

NIDA BAJWA

Vanderbilt MBA | 2013

Under-Represented Minorities Whether you identify as African-American, Black, Latino, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander or another minority, you will find a diverse home at Owen. At Vanderbilt we recognize that having diverse representation is not enough. We foster an environment that leverages all unique perspectives and experiences.

AARON BOYNTON Vanderbilt MBA | 2016

SOLVIG GENTILE

Vanderbilt MBA | 2014

Because we are committed to helping under-represented minorities succeed in business and life, we have partnered with the following organizations: Association of Latino Professionals for America, Graduate Horizons for Native Americans, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, National Black MBA and National Society of Hispanic MBAs.

JUAN GOMEZ

Vanderbilt MBA | 2015

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The historical job placement rate for under-represented minorities in the MBA class. Hiring companies include Amazon, AT&T, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, E&J Gallo Winery, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft and SC Johnson.

CRYSTAL CHURCHWELL Vanderbilt MBA | 2013

Now I have friends from everywhere: India, China, Vietnam, El Salvador and Ghana. I took advantage of my time at Owen to really learn about different cultures, religions, personalities and leadership styles. Owen gave me a chance to grow and become a more well-rounded individual.

Sharde Miller Vanderbilt MBA | Class of 2014 — Concentration in Finance investment Banking Associate at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey


Scholarships We are committed to helping students afford our program by offering a significant number of scholarships. Visit our website to read about general scholarships and to see a full listing of diversity scholarships (e.g., Diversity Scholarship—Women, Diversity Scholarship—Underrepresented Minorities). Diversity scholarships are awarded based on the degree to which a person has impacted or is likely to impact the learning of others based on his or her unique background.

Local Resources:

CABLE- Connecting Women and Opportunity Native American Indian Association of Tennessee Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce Nashville GLBT Chamber of Commerce

Student Clubs & Campus Resources: Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center Hispanic Graduate Student Association Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center NATIVe Office of LGBTQI at Vanderbilt Office of Inclusion Initiatives and Cultural Competence Organization of Black Graduate and Professional Students Owen Black Students Association Owen Gay-Straight Alliance Owen Global Business Association Owen Latin Business Association Owen Women’s Business Association

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Nashville Diversity Events:

African Street Festival Blues & Heritage Festival Celebrate Nashville Cultures Festival First Saturday Art Crawl Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Jefferson St. Jazz & Blues Festival John Merritt Classic Native American Pow Wow Stellar Gospel Music Awards

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Our Promise to Students: ALL Students