Upcoming Events

  • IBM Diversity & Inclusion Panel - Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM in Uris Hall 142

    • The goal of this panel will be to showcase IBM's diverse and inclusive culture, open up the conversation to how IBMers have experienced the culture at IBM, and share what diversity and inclusion means to them both inside and outside of life at IBM

    • Register here and on COIN

  • Bain & Company: BGLAD 1Y Reception - Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at Aunt Jake's (47 W 8th St, New York, NY 10011)

    • Join Bain’s BGLAD organization to learn more about what it’s like to work at Bain & Company (1st Years Only)

    • Register here

  • Deloitte Consulting: Diversity Welcome Social - Friday, October 25, 2019 from 5 PM to 8 PM at Ascent Lounge (10 Columbus Circle, 4th Floor)

    • As part of the Columbia Business School (CBS) Diversity Recruiting initiative, we have organized this informal gathering to enable first-year, full-time CBS students who are interested in the management consulting field to meet Deloitte practitioners from across the firm’s consulting practice and learn about life as a Deloitte consultant.

    • To RSVP for this event, please e-mail mchesla@deloitte.com and include your full name, class year, and club affiliation. Attendance is limited; priority will be given to students who RSVP by Monday, October 21st.

  • Spotlight On: Cluster Q - Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    • Spotlight On: Cluster Q is an event for prospective MBA students who identify as LGBTQ to learn about Columbia Business School. Please note: Attire is smart casual.

    • Register here

  • MBA Miami Trek - February 7-9

    • Cross MBA LGBTQ+ Retreat with HBS, Stanford, Wharton, Booth, Kellogg, Sloan, and other MBAs!

  • Pink Party 2020 - TBD

...and much more!

Past Events

  • Sexual Respect Matters - Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (Uris 142)

  • Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) Conference - October 10-12 in Atlanta, Georgia

    • The ROMBA Conference is the annual conference of LGBTQ+ graduate business school students. The ROMBA Conference provides future LGBTQ+ leaders from around the world the opportunity to network, learn, and improve their skills so they will emerge stronger and more confident in the business world. Leading businesses partner with the conference to show support for the LGBTQ+ community and recruit top level talent.

    • Register here

  • CBS Cluster Q ROMBA Happy Hour: join current CBS students and alumni/recruiters during ROMBA for a networking happy hour!

    • Time: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019 / 6-7 p.m. 

    • Place: Sway Restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta

    • RSVP here

  • Check Us Out: MBA LGBT Open House in NYC: Monday, October 14, 2019 from 6:15 PM to 8:45 PM (1125 Amsterdam Ave - Warren Hall Feldberg Lounge)

    • Hosted by Columbia Business School jointly with Harvard, Northwestern (Kellogg), Stanford, Dartmouth (Tuck), MIT Sloan, Virginia (Darden), Wharton, Chicago Booth, and UCLA Anderson. The event will include a panel with admissions officers, a panel with MBA alumni, and a networking fair. The session will address the specific interests of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, however, the event is open to all candidates - regardless of background.

    • Register here

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Keynote Speaker - Marty Chavez (Senior Executive at Goldman Sachs) - Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM in Warren 310

    • CBS’s Cluster Q and Hispanic Business Association hosted Marty Chavez, an openly gay senior executive at Goldman Sachs, for the keynote address during Hispanic Heritage Month

  • Cluster Q Fall Kick-Off - Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 5:45 PM to 7:15 PM in Uris 303

  • NYC Area Cross MBA Mixer - Friday, September 20, 2019 at Boxers NYC Chelsea (37 W 20th St, New York, NY 10011)

    • CBS Cluster Q and NYU OutClass are hosted Yale’s “Out of Office” and Fordham University for a mixer and queer night out in NYC!

  • Diversity Matters, Saturday, September 14, 2019

  • Pink Party 2019 - Cluster Q’s Biggest Party of the Year! - Thursday, April 18, 2019 at SlateNY- In support of the Ali Forney Center

  • All-Grad National Coming Out Day Celebration, Thursday, October 11, 2018 - In partnership with SIPA, qSTEM, Queer Caucus, Outlaws, and the Society of Professional Studies.

  • Admitted Students: Connect I, February 2-3, 2018

  • Admitted Students: Connect II, early-April 2018

  • Ally Week, Fall 2016: During the week of November 14-18, Columbia Business School proudly celebrated its strong allies community by hosting a variety of events during this annual event. Details and press coverage are highlighted below:

  • National Coming Out Day, Fall 2016: The Cluster Q Community shared their stories on National Coming Out Day