Diversity and Inclusion

Emotional Intelligence and Design Thinking: How SIEML at UC Davis Sparked My Drive for an MBA
Nye Smarr and Austin Claiborne
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Emotional Intelligence and Design Thinking: How SIEML at UC Davis Sparked My Drive for an MBA

Empowering others through financial literacy and personal development

Delaware State University undergrad Nyjah Smarr traveled to UC Davis for the 10-day Summer Institute for Emerging Managers and Leaders, where she discovered the value of earning an MBA to develop financial literacy and personal development initiatives for her community.

How My MBA Beat My Imposter Syndrome
Verenice Andrade standing in the streets of Tokyo
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How My MBA Beat My Imposter Syndrome

"I learned how to truly advocate for myself, ask bold questions, and take control of my career.”

Verenice Andrade MBA 24 conquered adversity in her hometown to seize opportunity as a senior paralegal at PG&E. Her journey as she pursued an MBA at UC Davis, elevating her skills and unlocking limitless opportunities.

 

Empowering Futures: Insights from the Fastbreak Mentoring Program
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Empowering Futures: Insights from the Fastbreak Mentoring Program

Partnership with the Sacramento Kings, Mentor California and Improve Your Tomorrow

The Graduate School of Management has teamed up with the Sacramento Kings, MENTOR California and Improve Your Tomorrow on the Kings Fastbreak Mentoring Program to pair MBAs as mentors for rising college students. View video.

Becoming a Data Hero: How My MSBA is Shaping My Journey and Beyond
Mrimon "Nemo" Guha  in front of the Golden Gate bridge
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Becoming a Data Hero: How My MSBA is Shaping My Journey and Beyond

Practicum projects, data analytics, and networking led me to UC Davis

Mrimon "Nemo" Guha highlights that the diverse student body, supportive faculty, and his aspiration to enhance his data analytics expertise were ultimately why he decided on UC Davis.

Pursuing My UC Davis MBA: Embracing Heritage and Entrepreneurship
Marisol Ibarra in front of Gallagher Hall
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Pursuing My UC Davis MBA: Embracing Heritage and Entrepreneurship

Growing my family legacy of innovation with education and leadership

Sacramento MBA Marisol Ibarra reflects on how her upbringing and legislative background have fueled her desire to create positive change by fostering innovation and entrepreneurship.

Following My California Dream in the MSBA in San Francisco
Rishika Chaudhary MSBA 23
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Following My California Dream in the MSBA in San Francisco

Thriving in a rigorous graduate business program

“The City is a perfect blend of networking opportunities, spectacular sunset views, nightlife and much more. I’m finally living my California dream!” says student Rishika Chaudhary.

Building My Pride Network at 25th ROMBA Conference
Angelina Cayabyab
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Building My Pride Network at 25th ROMBA Conference

Connecting with LGBTQ+ professionals nationwide—and meeting Monet X Change

In Washington, D.C., Full-Time MBA Angelina Cayabyab shares how she stepped out of her comfort zone to connect with LGBTQ+ professionals nationwide.

Setting Sail in the MSBA with a Practicum Booster and Davis Day
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Setting Sail in the MSBA with a Practicum Booster and Davis Day

Starting our journey at UC Davis, meeting the dean, touring campus

Onboarding for our MSBA cohort featured a tour of the UC Davis campus, essential preparation for our client projects, and meeting the community.

AACSB "Innovations That Inspire": Business Schools Transforming Higher Education
Elizabeth Moon, Chief Diversity Officer, Associate Director of Career Development
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AACSB "Innovations That Inspire": Business Schools Transforming Higher Education

Chief Diversity Officer Elizabeth Moon featured in video series on diversity, equity and inclusion

Recognizing this year's "Innovations That Inspires" awardees, AACSB's video series spotlights business school leaders' perspectives on inspiring diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.

Oakland Bottle Shop Co-founded by MBA Alum Featured in Bon Appetit
Akili Rye beverages
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Oakland Bottle Shop Co-founded by MBA Alum Featured in Bon Appetit

Alkali Rye, co-founded by Kori Saika Chen MBA 19 and Jessica Moncada Konte, introduces spirits made by underrepresented BIPOC distillers, brewers, and winemakers, and is featured in Bon Appetit's "Oakland Is America’s New Queer Food Capital."

How MSBA Students Are Driving Value for Client Firms
Shubham Mehra MSBA 22 takes a photo at UC Davis' main campus
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How MSBA Students Are Driving Value for Client Firms

How my practicum project set me up for success

“Our work as students results in big changes for our partners and the opportunity to expand our technical knowledge and gain real-world experience.”

AACSB’s “Innovations That Inspire” Initiative Recognizes UC Davis
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AACSB’s “Innovations That Inspire” Initiative Recognizes UC Davis

Worldwide business school organization recognizes commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion

The Graduate School of Management's 21-Week Anti-Racism Challenge was awarded for its efforts to elevate diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in its community.