Johnson Means Business Schedule 2015 and Diversity Symposium


Thursday 11/05/15 – JMB Schedule
7:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Check-in
Admissions and ODI Team
144 Sage Hall
7:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Breakfast Sage Atrium
8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Class Visits (Optional): Critical and Strategic Thinking/Finance/Strategy Various Rooms
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Optional Sage Hall/Cornell Tour Meet in Sage Hall 144
11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. LGBTQ Preview Lunch Meet in Sage Hall 144
11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch Sage Atrium
1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. JMB Welcome, Applying to B-School/Forte/Consortium Info Session
Welcome Address by Associate Dean Vishal Guar            

141 Sage Hall
1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. MBA Programs & Leadership Overview
Amanda Shaw '00, MBA '05, Assistant Dean, Student Services
Ingrid Jensen, Associate Director, Leadership Program
141 Sage Hall
2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Break 
2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Office of Diversity & Inclusion and Career Management Center Overview
Tyi McCray, Director, Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Cynthia Saunders-Cheatham, Executive Director of Career Management Center
141 Sage Hall
3:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Applying to B-School & Financing Your MBA
Judi Byers, Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
Eddie Asbie, Associate Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
Lisa Pastrick, Assistant Director, Financial Aid

 141 Sage Hall
4:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. JMB Sage Social
Welcome by Amanda Shaw ’00, MBA ’05, Assistant Dean, Student Services
Sage Atrium
5:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Break
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Travel to Coltivare Restaurant Sage Bus Kiosk
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Reception at Coltivare
Welcome address by Ann Richards, Assistant Director, Admissions and Financial Aid
Coltivare
8:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Travel to Collegetown Terrace Apartments and Johnson 144 Sage Hall


Friday, 11/06/15 - JMB Schedule
7:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. JMB Breakfast Workshop: The Innerview            

Intro: Jamie Joshua, Esq., Associate Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Johnson School
Presenter: Jullien Gordon, Coach and Educator
Sage Atrium (Breakfast)
B08 Sage Hall (Workshop)
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. JMB Photo Outside of Sage Hall
10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. JMB Student Panel
Zach Raynor, MBA '16
Nikhil Nair, MBA '16
Diana Narvaez, MBA '16
Ashley Williams, MBA '16

Moderator: Marques Zak, MBA ‘10
B08 Sage Hall
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. JMB Closing Remarks
Eddie Asbie, Assistant Director, Admissions and Financial Aid
B08 Sage Hall


Friday, 11/06/15 - Diversity Symposium Schedule
12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Diversity Symposium Welcome Luncheon
Sponsor: Liberty Mutual

Brief Welcome: Tyi McCray, Ph.D., Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Johnson School

Speaker Intro: Priscilla Akomaning, MBA '16

Keynote Address: Casey Gerald, Co-founder and CEO MBAs Across America
Sage Atrium
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Johnson Talk: The Intersection of Government and Business
Kenyattah Robinson, MBA '06, Senior Vice President, National Director at Jones Lang laSalle
Morgan Jones, MBA '15, Senior Emergency Management Specialist, NYU Langone Medical Center
Tyeise Huntley, MBA '10, Manager, Strategic Projects at Chicago Public Schools

Moderator: Victor Omoniyi, MBA '16
196 Statler Hall
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Johnson Talk: Case Study on Diversity
Angela Noble-Grange, MBA '94, Senior Lecturer of Management Communication
Janeen Uzzell, GE Global Research Executive
Nina Thanjan, Consulting Inclusion Lead, Deloitte

Moderator: Laura Simion, MBA '16
198 Statler Hall
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Johnson Talk: Serving on the Board
J. DeLano Ford, MBA '08, Executive Director at Teach for America
Risa Mish, Senior Lecturer of Management, Johnson School
Christian Duncan, MBA '10, Manager, Accenture Strategy

Moderator: NIkhil Nair, MBA '16, Johnson School
196 Statler Hall
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Johnson Talk: Diversity in Finance
John Bonhomme, MBA '07, Executive Director in Global Strategic Markets at J.P. Morgan
Katherine Feld, MBA '82, JD '83, Special Counsel, National Exam Program, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Moderator: Zach Raynor, MBA '16
198 Statler Hall
5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Diversity Symposium Reception  Ballroom Foyer, Statler Hotel 
5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Diversity Symposium Alumni Awards and Wilbur Parker Tribute Dinner

Welcome by Tyi McCray, Director of Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Wilbur Parker Tribute: Angela Noble-Grange, MBA '94, Senior Lecturer of Management Communication, Johnson School

Award Winners:
John Bonhomme, MBA '07, Wilbur Parker Distinguished Alumni Recipient
Felipe Garza, MBA '80, Carlos R. Quintanilla Distinguished Latino Alumni Awardee   
Ballroom, Statler Hotel