2022 Influential Leaders

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AACSB Influential Leaders Initiative

AACSB's annual Influential Leaders member spotlight program recognizes notable graduates from AACSB-accredited business schools. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Class of Influential Leaders. This year, AACSB is seeking nominations of alumni who are serving as champions of diversity and inclusion. 

Each AACSB-accredited school may nominate one alumni for consideration. The nomination form is brief and asks for details about how the nominee is:

  • serving as a champion for diversity and inclusion.
  • using their business education to lead or innovate.
  • inspiring future business leaders.

AACSB's member spotlight programs are a great opportunity to showcase the achievements of business education to a global media audience. Don't delay—the nomination period ends October 15, 2021. 

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Nomination Deadline:

October 15

Open to all AACSB-accredited schools.



Nominate Now


Questions and Contacts

Each year, the Influential Leaders and Innovations That Inspire member spotlight programs engage AACSB members in efforts to amplify the powerful impact of business education. Collaborative PR and social media efforts for each initiative typically result in more than:

  • 600,000 unique viewers
  • 7,500 engagements
  • 700 press release placements

Influential Leader honorees and Innovations That Inspire highlights are also featured in AACSB Insights articles, AACSB Explores videos, learning and development programming, and additional online content. Don't miss this opportunity to bring exposure to your school!

For questions regarding the Influential Leaders initiative, email spotlight@aacsb.edu or view our Frequently Asked Questions page.

To discuss opportunities to align your brand with AACSB's Influential Leaders, including sponsorship opportunities, email engage@aacsb.edu