Stanford MBA students in a class. Credit: Elena Zukhova

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We are committed to making positive change in the diversity, equity, and inclusion of our community, teaching, and research, now and into the future.

Updates From Leadership

Our Commitment

We believe we will best enact our mission when all members of our community are able to leverage the experiences and ideas of others, embrace different viewpoints, feel that they belong, and know that their contributions are valued.

Sharing Our Vision

Senior Associate Dean Sarah A. Soule oversees diversity, equity, and inclusion. In this video, she shares the importance of these efforts in developing principled and purposeful leaders who will create lasting change in the world.

Building a Diverse and Inclusive School
Building a Diverse and Inclusive School
Sarah shares why these efforts are so important and what the school is doing to create meaningful and sustainable progress.

To further strengthen our long-term commitment, Lori Nishiura Mackenzie serves as the lead strategist for DEI, and will support efforts across our school and Stanford University overall.

Upcoming Event

Executive Education

Inclusion stimulates productivity and growth. Learn to recognize and remove barriers in order to design a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace.
Act with power, strengthen negotiating skills, learn to manage teams, and lead with impact in this unique leadership program for women on the rise.
Act with power, navigate the workplace, and take the lead with new strategies and tactics in this unique women’s leadership program.
Catapult your career with the only program from a leading business school for LGBTQ executives.
Develop global leadership skills to advance your career as we focus on effective training for high-achieving Asian American executives.
Transform your leadership, build community, and explore the complexities of showing up authentically in this unique program for Black leaders.
Stanford Ignite – Post-9/11 Veterans is tailored to recent U.S. veterans who want to bolster their know-how about innovation and entrepreneurship.

In the Media

School Story & News Search

Latin American Business Stories News

December 20, 2021

Putting an MBA within Reach of Rising Latin American Business Leaders

This article highlights Stanford GSB’s Si Se Puede Latin America fee waiver that waives application fees for MBA applicants from Latin America.


December 04, 2021

Interviews of Eminent Female Leaders to Research the Impact of COVID-19 on Women and How Policies and AI Can Help

In this article, faculty member Rebecca Lester shares insights from her research on the impact of COVID-19 on women in the workforce.


November 30, 2021

Helping Latinx Entrepreneurs Overcome Barriers to Success

This article cites the 2020 State of Latino Entrepreneurship report on how the number of Latinx entrepreneurs is growing three times faster than any other group.

The New York Times

November 13, 2021

Business Schools Respond to a Flood of Interest in E.S.G.

Neha Dalal, MBA ’21, discusses the importance of incorporating sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion topics in MBA programs.