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REACHING OUT IS DEDICATED TO EDUCATING, INSPIRING, AND CONNECTING LGBTQ MBAS. OUR MISSIONS BEGINS WHEN YOU START EXPLORING THE IDEA OF BUSINESS SCHOOL.
Join us on Oct 14, 2017 in Boston for an afternoon of content targeted at LGBTQ individuals considering applying to business school for an MBA or similar graduate degree.
This Prospective LGBTQ MBA content will include panels, intimate coffee chats with admissions officers and students, a cocktail mixer for Pre-MBA attendees and school admissions officers, and the LGBT MBA Admissions Fair with over 30-plus MBA Programs, many of which are part of the Reaching Out LGBT MBA Fellowship . a global LGBT scholarship and leadership development collaboration between Reaching Out and top international business schools.
10:00-12:00pm School Admissions Expo
11:00-12:00pm: Joint Degree Programs: When More is Better
1:00-1:45pm Panel: Crash Course in MBA Industries
2:00-2:45pm Facilitiated Networking: Networking for Your Life!
3:00-4:00pm Workshop: What’s Your Story?
10:00-4:00pm – Invited Informational Conversations with Attending Schools
Admission as a Pre-MBA to just the LGBTQ MBA Admissions Summit Expo is free. If you would like to attend the full Reaching Out LGBTQ MBA Business Graduate (ROMBA) Conference, a $125 registration will be available .*
*While much of this event is geared towards those prospective LGBTQ MBAs who are either currently applying to schools or will in the near future, LGBTQ undergrads considering an MBA are welcome to attend.
PRICING FOR PROSPECTIVE LGBT MBA STUDENTS
± When and where is the conference?
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBT) MBA Admissions Summit Expo will be held on Saturday, Oct 14th as part of the greater 20th Annual ROMBA Conference in Boston (October 12-14).
If you plan to register for the full ROMBA Conference, it will take place Thursday, October 12 – Saturday, October 14 at the Boston World Trade Center. Programming begins around 2:00pm on Thursday and continues through the evening on Saturday. Please see the program for details.
± How much does it cost?
Attending just the LGBTQ MBA Admissions Summit Expo is free!
If you would like to attend the full Reaching Out LGBTQ MBA Business Graduate (ROMBA) Conference, registration for LGBTQ Pre-MBAs is $125.
± Can I get a refund if I do not attend?
Please note that refunds will not be issued for any reason. Please plan your registration accordingly.
± Where should I stay if coming from out of town?
All official 2017 ROMBA Conference events will take place at the Boston World Trade Center (1 Seaport Lane, Boston, MA).
We have four nearby host hotels for the 20th Annual ROMBA Conference (Boston, Oct 12-14) offering special conference rates. These rates are only available for those who book by September 20th or when the block is sold out – whichever comes first.
STUDENT PRE-MBA RATES
Primary Hotel (Connected to the Boston World Trade Center)
Boston Seaport Hotel
Additional Hotel with Public Transportation to Conference Site
Embassy Suites Boston Logan Airport
± Do I need to be LGBTQ to attend?
No – but we do ask that you be an active ally if you are attending the Summit.
The mission and purpose of the Reaching Out is to educate, connect and inspire lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) MBA and related graduate business students. With that mission in mind our content is designed to primarily serve LGBT students.
REGISTER FOR ROMBA 2017!
Join the largest gathering of LGBT MBA (and graduate) students and LGBTQ MBA alumni in the world for the 20th Annual Reaching Out LGBTQ & Business Graduate Conference (Oct 12-14 in Boston)
LGBTQ and active ally students can only register via access code, which are available through on-campus clubs or by application.
Since this year’s conference is our 20th we will have a special content on Saturday, October 14th culminating in our 20th ROMBA Gala Dinner & Celebration!
REGISTER FOR THE 2017 LGBT MBA ADMISSIONS SUMMIT EXPO
Pre-MBAs and those considering graduate programs are invited to Join us and over 30 top MBA Programs for the LGBT MBA Admissions Summit & Expo on Saturday, October 14th in Boston. Admission is free for the Admissions Summit or you can join the full ROMBA at the $125 student rate