March 3, 2005
Vol. 24 No. 11

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    Diversified connections

    Students and alumni came together at the Chicago Graduate School of Business Hyde Park Center for panels, dinner and discussion at the University’s first multicultural career conference, “Diversity in the Workplace: Sharing Knowledge and Promoting Leadership.” The event focused on the value of diversity in the professional world and community building among students and alumni of color. Participants in the panel discussions included Ava Youngblood (M.B.A.,’85), president of her own executive search company.

    Paul Garcia (J.D.,‘92), a lawyer with Kirkland & Ellis, talks with third-year Roxanna Bernal.

    Udai Kumar, student in the Graduate School of Business and a panel moderator, speaks with fourth-year Malika Anand.

    Fred Tsao (A.B.,’85), immigration policy director for the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, speaks at the event.