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2019 Sponsor Spotlights


Host Sponsors

J.P. Morgan

At J.P. Morgan, our mission is simple: first-class business…in a first-class way. In everything we do, excellence and integrity are the guiding principles. Excellence means more than 160 years of experience and knowledge that comes from solving the complexities of significant wealth, day in and day out. We augment this knowledge with some of the boldest, most innovative thinking today. Integrity means keeping your interests front and center always and carrying out our work with utter discretion.

In each key area of wealth management—investments, liquidity and credit management, and, along with your independent advisors, tax and estate planning—our extensive experience is exemplary. Equally important, we have the experience, the organizational structure and the commitment to knit these separate strands into a unified and comprehensive plan designed around your particular situation.

We understand that our collective diversity is our strength and are committed to creating an inclusive organization where everyone can succeed based on merit. We hire and develop people with unique experiences and diverse backgrounds because we believe that is a fundamental part of strengthening our global business capabilities. We understand that different perspectives bring strength and creativity to our work and lead to the best solutions for our clients. J.P. Morgan offers internship opportunities and scholarships to students of diverse backgrounds and participates in a wide variety of career events to attract diverse candidates.


Liberty Mutual

Liberty Mutual's purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. Keeping this promise means we are there when our policyholders throughout the world need us most.

In business since 1912, and headquartered in Boston, Mass., today we are a leading global insurer with operations in 30 countries and economies around the world. We are the third largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on 2017 direct written premium data as reported by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. We also rank 75th on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2016 revenue. As of December 31, 2017, we had $39.4 billion in annual consolidated revenue.

We employ more than 50,000 people in over 800 offices throughout the world. We offer a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, commercial multi-peril, property, general liability, commercial automobile, surety, workers compensation, specialty lines, and reinsurance.

At Liberty Mutual, diversity is about all of us. By recognizing, appreciating and applying the unique insights, perspectives and backgrounds each person at Liberty Mutual brings to the table, we cultivate an atmosphere of trust and respect, built to deliver more innovative products and services for our customers.

Diversity & Inclusion is the way we do business and we will continue to invest in it to create a stronger global organization.

”Liberty Mutual Insurance is committed to continuous improvement, innovation and excellence. By encouraging a broad array of ideas, attracting people of all backgrounds, and fully engaging all employees, we further the kind of company we are committed to being - one where people treat each other with dignity and deliver a consistently exceptional customer experience.“

David Long
President & CEO


Corporate Sponsors

Bloomberg

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to approximately 325,000 subscribers globally. Diversity & Inclusion at Bloomberg is our commitment to fostering an inclusive culture where employees feel respected for their diversity and empowered to impact the business globally.

Women at Bloomberg

Bloomberg Women's Community connects and supports women at Bloomberg through awareness, relationship-building and career development. The Bloomberg Women in Technology group encourages women to be leaders in technology and focuses on supporting leadership development, recruitment and retention efforts within the company, as well as mentoring young women pursuing STEM educational and career paths.

Bloomberg's Financial Services Gender-Equality Index

Last year, Bloomberg launched the inaugural Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index, recognizing 26 firms for their commitment to gender equality. The index provides investors with valuable reference data across internal company statistics, employee policies, gender-conscious product offerings and external community engagement.


DaVita

DaVita Inc. is a Fortune 200® company that provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease.

As of December 31, 2017, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,510 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 198,000 patients. The company also operated 237 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. DaVita Kidney Care supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company's leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

DaVita—which is Italian for "giving life"—has more than 70,800 teammates (employees) working to provide superior patient care and exemplify the company's Core Values:

Since DaVita began in 1999, we have developed programs to enrich lives—and in creating programs for our patients and teammates, we realized that the goodwill they've generated has also spread to our families, into more than 2,000 local communities and around the world. Community Care—the annual report outlining the DaVita vision for social responsibility—defines our organization's "declaration of interdependence" and philosophy on the role corporations should play in America. DaVita is a community first, and a company second. We are a community that just happens to be organized in the form of a company.


Hines

Hines is a privately owned, international real estate firm that has provided the highest level of quality, service and value to its clients and investors for nearly 60 years.

With a presence in 201 cities around the globe and investor relationships with many of the world's largest financial institutions, Hines has the breadth of experience, the network of expertise and the financial strength to assume complex and challenging investment, development and management projects.

Company Highlights

Diversity Commitment

Hines is driven by a commitment to excellence, integrity and innovation. Employees are essential to our success, and we are dedicated to attracting, developing and promoting a talented, diverse and multicultural workforce. We strive to provide an inclusive environment where differences are valued, embraced and celebrated, and where everyone can reach their full potential. Diverse perspectives advance new ideas and foster our entrepreneurial culture, creating successful outcomes for our firm as well as our partners, clients, investors and employees.


PNC

At PNC, we have a great appreciation for the power of diversity and inclusion. In fact, diversity is one of the core values that have been developed by our employees. More than that, it's an integral part of our daily business practices and recruitment strategy. When people with different ideas, experiences and backgrounds work together to achieve common goals, it's inspiring and motivating. It's also what you’ll experience as a PNC employee.

Whether serving an individual or institution, PNC can help clients bank intelligently and easily through several major businesses:

Learn more about our culture and our careers at www.pnc.jobs.

PNC provides equal opportunity to qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other categories protected by law.


School Sponsors

Duke University Fuqua School of Business

In its relatively short history, Duke University's Fuqua School of Business in Durham, North Carolina, has established itself as one of the leading business schools in the world. With talented faculty and renowned research centers, the school sits among top-ranked U.S. business schools. Fuqua attracts and nurtures those who will lead the business world with strength, humility, and purpose. Our students thrive on difference, have the power to bring out the best in others, and can move teams forward toward common goals.

At Fuqua, our entire community is committed to creating an environment where women leaders thrive, and to elevating awareness about the positive impact women make when they engage, contribute, and have their voice heard in the workplace. Here, women hold over 190 leadership positions across virtually every full-time MBA student organization, directing the course of their MBA education and gaining valuable leadership experience in the process.

With 21 female faculty members and more than 6,400 alumnae, Duke's Fuqua School of Business offers women tremendous opportunities for both learning and networking. Named Fuqua's 2018 Club of the Year, The Association of Women in Business (AWIB) hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including career panels, a speaker series, and their annual Women's Leadership Conference as well as social activities such as brunches, and mixers.

Each fall, we invite prospective female students to attend the Weekend for Women, an exciting three-day event that offers a unique opportunity to sample Duke in the company of other women. Through AWIB and partnerships with leading organizations such as the Forté Foundation, we offer numerous scholarships, recruitment fairs, and networking sessions designed especially for women working toward careers in business.


IESE Business School

IESE Business School has a proven track record of innovation. It was the first school in Europe to establish a two-year MBA and the first in the world to offer a bilingual MBA. Today, IESE Business School has secured its position as a top business school globally, with campuses in Barcelona and Madrid, and pioneering activities in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States.

IESE's mission is to transform business and society through management education and leadership development, creating a better world by growing better leaders: people with big aspirations and a spirit of service, equipped with the skills and capabilities to make a positive difference.

IESE Business School and its general management MBA provide a cross-cultural learning environment: one that transforms, inspires and impacts your future.


MIT Sloan School of Management

The MIT Sloan School of Management, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the world's leading business schools- conducting cutting-edge research and providing management education to top students from more than 60 countries. MIT Sloan partners with the Forté and MIT Sloan Women in Management Club to increase opportunities for women. MIT Sloan is where smart, independent leaders come together, where ideas are made to matter.

Mission Driven

MIT Sloan is a mission-driven organization. We develop principled, innovative leaders who improve the world and generate ideas that advance management practice.

Mens et Manus

Our diversified, specialized, and action-oriented curriculum exemplifies our commitment to balancing innovative ideas and theories with hands-on application. The coursework at MIT Sloan is rigorous and distinguished by emphasis on real-world engagement that turns innovative ideas into practical solutions to the world's challenges.

Learn, Act, Reflect

Through project-based learning and ongoing reflection, students translate classroom knowledge and theory into practical business solutions for companies and organizations from all over the world. Our experience in developing, managing, and supporting groundbreaking project-based learning plays a part of every Action Learning Lab course.

A World of Opportunities

As a result of their personalized preparation, MIT Sloan MBA students field a high percentage of job offers. This is clear evidence of the value that employers around the world place on MIT Sloan's hands-on, high-touch course of studies, as well as an ongoing testament to the caliber of MIT Sloan MBA graduates.

Collaboration Across MIT

What makes the MIT Sloan community so dynamic is the absence of boundaries. Invention here is cross-cultural, multi-disciplinary, and a result of one key common denominator: excellence. Members of this community believe strongly that there is no point in striving for anything less.

Culture of Contribution

Students at MIT Sloan immediately tap into the synergy they find on campus. We often hear students marvel at how everyone pitches in to help you attain your goals. Ask anyone what makes MIT such a special place, and you will inevitably hear about the people here—intelligent, respectful, and imaginative people, who eagerly collaborate toward common goals.

Customizable Curriculum

After the powerful, shared experience of the first-semester Core, students construct a personalized course of study. In addition to the analytic rigor you would expect from MIT Sloan, we focus sharply on the broad concepts and subtle nuances of real-world business challenges — and offer a host of opportunities exclusive to MIT Sloan to engage in decision-making and big-picture analysis, while enhancing leadership skills. Every experience is tailored to each student's unique interests and goals.

Tracks and Certificate Programs: To further expand our customized curriculum, we offer our MBA students specialized Tracks in Finance, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, and in Enterprise Management. We also offer certificate programs in Sustainability and Healthcare. Each of these specialized options can take you down a more defined career path. Within these offerings, like-minded students take relevant courses and participate in extracurricular activities with key industry leaders and faculty.

Combined Degrees: The joint degree program, Leaders for Global Operations (LGO), is offered in conjunction with the MIT School of Engineering and combines coursework in management and engineering with a six-month internship at an MIT partner company. The three-year MIT Sloan and Harvard Kennedy School of Government dual degree enables students to receive both an MBA and an MPA or MPP in preparation for management roles in local, state/provincial, or federal/national governments, as well as in NGOs and not-for-profit organizations.


Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is one of the world's leading business schools, offering MBA, MS in Business Analytics, PhD and Executive Education programs. The unique Darden experience combines the best educational experience, featuring the case method of teaching; the highest-ranked faculty, whose research advances global managerial practice and business education; and a dynamic, global network of students, faculty, staff and alumni. These three key elements come together to develop entrepreneurial, global and responsible leaders who step forward to improve the world.

Darden women make a significant impact every day — at Darden, in Charlottesville and around the world. They are student club presidents, community leaders, entrepreneurs and more. Darden is committed to recruiting women who want to positively impact the world, and empowering them for long-term success in whatever role they choose.

Furthermore, Darden's chapter of Graduate Women in Business (GWIB) connects, empowers, and celebrates the next generation of women leaders and helps build awareness of women in leadership positions. Throughout the year, they engage students, alumnae, faculty and prospective students in activities ranging from senior speaker series to golf lessons to mentoring programs. Moreover, GWIB's goal is to use education, coaching, networking, and mentoring to foster a lifelong community that enables and empowers Darden women to achieve their professional and personal aspirations, both during and after their time at Darden. In addition, Darden is one of the few MBA programs that provide dedicated lifelong career services resources for its alumni. The Alumni Career Services staff understands the career path of a woman may not always look like that of her male counterparts. Our professional staff provides Darden alumnae with resources and support as they move through different phases of their careers.


Yale School of Management

The founding mission of the Yale School of Management is to educate leaders for business and society. And Yale SOM is a place where the mission matters, where students, alumni, faculty, and staff embrace its meaning and implications. It provides both long-term strategic guidance about what the school is and should be and informs decisions and actions on a daily basis. An essential part of our mission is to recruit, support, and train women who want to make a positive difference in the world.

Yale SOM actively encourages more women to become business leaders. In our collaborative and tight-knit community, your voice will be heard and your perspective and experience will be valued.

Women at Yale SOM have many opportunities for personal and professional growth, through events hosted by the student-run Women in Management Club and by connecting with women faculty, alumnae, and visiting speakers. Discussions of gender diversity in the workplace are a part of the integrated core curriculum.

We invite you to learn more about the Yale School of Management and our community. Join us at an upcoming event, schedule a campus visit, contact a student Admissions Ambassador, or reach out to our admissions team at mba.admissions@yale.edu.