Diversity & Inclusion

side by side portraits of Patrick George, Abbi Robinson-Hobson, and Cara Petonic
Johnson BusinessFeed

Alumni give back as members of the new Johnson Recent Alumni Council

Recent Johnson graduates formed a new council to collaborate and focus their energy and efforts on behalf of students and fellow alumni.

Empower initiative logo, two hands shaking
Dyson BusinessFeed

New student-led initiative makes connections, supports Black-owned businesses

Empower, founded by Dyson’s Arianna Kohilakis ’22, identifies project opportunities and pairs Black-owned businesses with Cornell undergraduate volunteers.

She Has a Deal finalists Nancy Guzman, Marlene Reyes, Joanne Angbazo, Kristen Collins, and Lera Covington
SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

SHA, Johnson teams both make finals of She Has a Deal pitch competition

The teams are among five nationally who will compete for $50,000 in deal equity in the women-only real estate competition in October.

Michelle Duguid, associate dean of diversity, inclusion, and belonging
SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Michelle Duguid to lead college push for diversity, inclusion, and belonging

Duguid, an associate professor of management and organizations, assumed the role of associate dean for diversity, inclusion, and belonging on July 1, 2020.

Johnson, in partnership with MBA programs across the country, raised funds for racial justice.
Johnson BusinessFeed

MBA Students Care fundraiser fights for racial justice

A group of dedicated Johnson MBA students came together with a community of graduate business programs in an effort to raise funds to help fight against racial injustice.

portrait of Taylor Davis, MBA ’21
Johnson BusinessFeed

Black Graduate Business Association helps launch the Black MBA Alliance

Johnson’s BGBA launches the Black MBA Alliance with Black MBA student associations at other schools to advance racial justice awareness and education

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Dyson BusinessFeed

Juneteenth gives corporate America a chance to act on pledges to fight racism following George Floyd’s killing

Dean Lynn Perry Wooten discusses Juneteenth as many companies begin to give their employees the day off or a day of reflection.

Sage Hall with decorative illustrations
Johnson BusinessFeed

Late-night teamwork, Battle of the Brands, a musical goodbye, and more

Johnson’s graduates in the Class of 2020 share their favorite Cornell memories. Congratulations to our newest business management leaders!

Four women pose for a photo at the 20th anniversary event
Enterprise

Looking back: ODI celebrates 20 years since its founding

Johnson’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, first founded as the Office for Women and Minorities in Business in 1999, celebrates 20 years of programming.