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.

Executive Education

Inclusion stimulates productivity and growth. Learn to recognize and remove barriers in order to design a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace.
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.
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.

In the Media

School Story & News Search

Clear Admit

May 26, 2021

Building Momentum: Diversity and Entrepreneurship at Stanford Graduate School of Business

This article highlights how Stanford GSB’s Building Momentum event, sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, focused on inclusivity.


May 26, 2021

Want to Promote Allyship in Your Company? Crowdsource It

This op-ed offers advice on how to honor the contributions of the AAPI community during this heritage month to break through myths and engage in allyship.

Standard Examiner

May 21, 2021

Ogden Latino-Owned Businesses Weather COVID-19 Storm, Fortunes Improving

This article cites the 2020 State of Latino Entrepreneurship report and shares the difficulties Latino-owned businesses face when requesting funding.


May 20, 2021

Inspiring the Next Generation of Women at Business School

This article highlights how business schools are empowering women, with Stanford GSB as one of the most gender-balanced MBA programs in the world.