Diversity & Inclusion

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The following listing is a curated selection of resources on the subject of diversity and inclusion. The viewpoints contained within each resource are those of the authors and may not reflect the position of AACSB.

Business School Activity Priorities and Faculty Gender Balance
By Colin Nelson
May 2017

McTiernan Wins Distinguished Woman in Business Education Award
By Christine Apple
May 2017

Building a Pipeline of Female Business Leaders (Video)
Produced by AACSB Explores, With María de Lourdes Dieck-Assad
April 2017

How MBA Programs Can Empower Women in the Workforce (Video)
Produced by AACSB Explores, With Julie McReynolds
April 2017

From Minority Doctoral Students to Faculty: A Model for Success
By Bernie J. Milano
April 2017

Are Business Schools Helping To Reduce Gender Inequality In The WorkplaceOr Not? (PDF)
By Patricia M. Flynn
March 2017

Teaching Inclusive Practices at Business Schools (Video)
Produced by AACSB Explores, With Lori Mackenzie
March 2017

Gender Differences in MBA Enrollment
By Hanna McLeod
March 2017

Accelerators for Female Entrepreneurs
By Elliot Davis
March 2017

Minority Faculty Retention in Business Schools (Video)
Produced by AACSB Explores, With Bernie Milano
February 2017

Attracting Minority PhD Business Students (Video)
Produced by AACSB Explores, With Bernie Milano
February 2017

The PhD Program and the Importance of Mentoring (Video)
Produced by AACSB Explores, With Miles Davis
February 2017

AACSB Minorities Affinity Group Takes Shape
By Christine Apple
February 2017

Blocking Unconscious Bias Through Diversity and Inclusion (Video)
Produced by AACSB Explores, With Lori Mackenzie
February 2017

Leaving No Talent Undeveloped: Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Needed More Than Ever in Business Education
By Sri Zaheer
February 2017

AACSB Statement to Higher Education Community: Stand United for More Inclusive, Accepting Global Society
By Tom Robinson
February 2017

A New Definition of Leadership (Video)
Produced by AACSB Explores, With Lori Mackenzie
January 2017

4 Myths Dispelled: My Experience as a Minority PhD Accounting Student
By Porschia Nkansa, Guest Contributor, Best Business Schools Blog
January 2017

Toward an Equitable Distribution of Gender in Academia (Video)
Produced by AACSB Explores, With Tanuja Singh
December 2016

Comparing Corporate and Academic Diversity Challenges (Video)
Produced by AACSB Explores, With Camilia Ilie
August 2016

PhD Project Alumni Aim to Lead Institutional Change 
By Lee Davidson
August 2016

To Get More Women in Leadership, We Need to Grow the Pipeline
By Joyce E.A. Russell, The Washington Post
August 2016

Where Are We Going, Where Have We Been? One Year After the White House Gender Initiative 
By Christine Clements
August 2016

When Quotas Aren’t an Option
By Patricia M. Flynn, Bentley PreparedU
June 2016

Attracting and Retaining Diverse Faculty (Video)
Produced by AACSB Explores, with Chip Wiggins
June 8, 2016

Efforts to Improve Faculty Diversity Are Increasing, But Much Work Remains
By Alexandra Vollman, INSIGHT Into Diversity
June 2016

Business Schools Supporting Indigenous Students: Examples From Canada, New Zealand, and Australia
By Giselle Weybrecht
June 8, 2016

How Do You Create a Diversity Agenda?
By Beth McMurtrie, The Chronicle of Higher Education
May 15, 2016

Increasing Female Role Models in Business Education
By Giselle Weybrecht
March 25, 2016

Women as Full-Time Business School Faculty—Does World Region Make a Difference?
By Jessica Brown
March 22, 2016

It's Time to Balance the Scales (Video)
Produced by W. P. Carey School of Business
March 3, 2016

Supporting Women in Business School
By Hanna McLeod
March 17, 2016

The Economic Impact of Greater Gender Representation (Video)
Produced by AACSB Explores, With Camelia Ilie
March 2016

The Impact of Being a Female Dean at a Business School (Video)
Produced by AACSB Explores, With Sarah Gardial
March 2016

The Percentage of Women as Full-Time Faculty at U.S. Business Schools: Surging Ahead, Lagging Behind, or Stalling Out?
By Jessica Brown
February 24, 2016

Trends at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the U.S.
By Colin Nelson
February 12, 2016

Minority Faculty in Business Education: The Challenge and Opportunity
By Miles K. Davis
February 2, 2016

'Does Not Discriminate' Not the Same as Inclusion
By Christine Clements
December 14, 2015

Bernard Milano: Underrepresented Minorities on the Faculty (Video)
By Audrey Williams June, The Chronicle Of Higher Education
December 31, 2015

Refueling the Pipeline of Women Leaders: A Call to Action
By Deborah Merrill-Sands
October 13, 2015

Business School Faculty: Focusing on Gender Reported for Full-Time Faculty
By Jessica Brown
March 6, 2015

Closing the Gender Gap
By Patricia Flynn, Kevin Cavanagh, and Diana Bilimoria
February 26, 2015 

Are We to Blame for Having Too Few Female Business Professors?
By Amy Hillman
January 22, 2015

The Numbers Game
By Joseph Mondello
April 30, 2014

Do Female-Led B-Schools Render Higher Female Enrollment?
By Hanna Mcleod
March 08, 2013