Fifteen Ways to Celebrate Diversity This Week at Michigan Ross


Students come from all over the country and the world to attend Michigan Ross, which makes it a pretty amazing place.

This week, you’re invited take a moment to celebrate, learn, and connect with the Ross community during a special series of events. The Ross Student Government Association has organized Diversity Week, with plenty of activities, lectures, and discussions taking place on the Ross campus.


A Live Recording of Business Beyond Usual Podcast

Join Ramu Annamalai, host of the Ross podcast "Business Beyond Usual", for a talk show style dialogue with Ross staff, faculty, and students on the past year's events and controversial topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Robertson Auditorium

LISTEN to the recording:

Diversity in the Classroom: Design Thinking Pop-Up Workshop with Ross Faculty

Featured faculty: Ryan Ball, Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks, Carolyn Yoon
1:00-2:00pm | B3580

Register here

Screening & discussion of Wind River:
A film on that brings awareness to issues faced by Native Americans on the reservation
6:30-9:00pm | Blau Colloquium

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MBW Allies presents "Why Can't We Agree on Consent?"
9:00-10:30am | Blau Corner Commons (B1590)

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MBW presents "Your Identity at Work"
The Choices We Make in Appearance
1-2:00pm | B2560

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Story Lab presents "Ross Winter Diaries"
5:30-7:00pm | Robertson Auditorium

Featured storytellers:

  • Ignacio Calvo MBA ’18,  Rachel England MBA ’18
  • Nathalie Flores MBA ’19, Eric Krostich MBA/MS ’18
  • Rajiv Khattar MBA ’19, Bidnam Lee MBA ’19
  • Charisse Wilkins, MBA ’19

Register here


HBSA presents "Moving On Up":
Upward Mobility & Leadership after Ross
12:00-1:00pm | B3570

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MBA Council presents "Health Body, Healthy Mind"
12:45-2:00pm | Ross Colloquium

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Developing a ground-up DEI Strategy:
Design Thinking Pop-up Workshop with the Erb Student Advisory Board
3:00-4:00pm | Blau Corner Commons (B1590)

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Risky Business presents "Diversity Week Playlist Party"
5:30-6:30pm | Blau Corner Commons (B1590)

Food provided


Tech Club presents "Tech Cities"–– Can tech uplift a community without gentrifying it?
1:00-2:00pm | R0320

Lunch provided

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Out for Business presents MBgAy
7:00pm doors open | 8:00pm show starts

Buy tickets here


MBA Christian Fellowship presents "Faith in Business":
An Interfaith Discussion of How Beliefs Impact Business
1:00-2:00pm | B0570

Lunch provided

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BBSA + Detroit R&B present
Charles Wright Museum of African American History Tour

10:30am-6:00pm | Detroit

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Net Impact + the Partners' Club present "Brunch & Brainstorm"
Whether companies should establish programs that seek to recruit underrepresented minorities, what organizations can do to ensure equal gender representation in leadership, & more!

11:30am-1:00pm | R0320

Brunch provided

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