Owen students and alumni work for 42 of the 50 companies on the 2012 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity List. Read their stories to discover how Vanderbilt shaped their lives and their careers.
Meet Olumuyiwa Adegbesan, Vanderbilt MBA Class of 2015
Pathway Operations Manager at Amazon
“Making the trains run on time” is a metaphor that has come to encompass all facets of operations management. For Olumuyiwa Adegbesan, it was his job... More of Olumuyiwa's story
Asian American Student Association
Black Student Alliance
Vanderbilt Association of Hispanic Students
Muslim Student Association
Owen Christian Business Association
Owen Latin Business Association
Owen Jewish Business Association
Organization of Black Graduate and Professional Students
Owen Black Student's Association
Rhythm and Roots Performance Company
Admissions and Scholarships
Business school is probably the single most significant investment you will make in your personal and professional development. We are committed to helping students afford the Vanderbilt MBA program. Click here to learn about our scholarships, including the Diversity Scholarship—Underrepresented Minorities and the Diversity Scholarship—Latin American Citizenship.
Owen Diversity Symposium
November 6, 2015
This annual event is especially targeted for individuals interested in the advancement of U.S. minorities in business. Topics include student life, challenges facing minorities in business and Vanderbilt's commitment to diversity. You will be able to register within your application when this event is open for registration.
Music City Jazz, Blues & Heritage Festival
The two-day festival is a fitting way for Music City to honor the way that song can bridge the cultural gaps that exist in our society.
Nashville Celebration of Cultures
Each year thousands turn out to learn about and celebrate Nashville’s diverse population.
National Black MBA Conference
Owen students and alumni attend this annual conference which includes job and networking opportunities, workshops, a case competition, and career coaching.
Native American Pow Wow
All are encouraged to celebrate and learn during this three-day event honoring the culture and heritage of Tennessee’s 10,000 Native American Indians.
National Society of Hispanic MBA's Conference
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Conference
The NSHMBA Annual Conference and Career Expo is an unparalleled tribute to higher education in the Hispanic community with record breaking attendance every year.
March 23-27, 2016
Association of Latino Professionals in Finance & Accounting (ALPFA) Conference
Graduate Horizons – Native American Students and Graduate School
August 5-9, 2016
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
University of Michigan
Ann Harbor, MI
Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) Conference
October 8, 2015
Asian MBA Leadership Conference
October 16-17, 2015
New York City, New York
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Conference
November 11-15, 2015
American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES)
November 13, 2015
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