Reaching Out hosts a variety of national and regional events for students and alumni year-round.

Reaching Out is more than ROMBA! For more than 20 years, Reaching Out has grown to include a range of events that educate, inspire, and connect an increasingly diverse LGBT+ MBA community. We are proud to offer an extensive portfolio of programming and invite you to join us – and engage with students and alumni throughout the year.


National Events

Out Women In Business

Date May 15, 2020 Location Virtual

OWIB is a business conference for LBT+ women organized by LBT+ women. The 7th annual conference will take place in the Spring of 2021. In the meantime, check out our agenda and speakers from this year's event.

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Student Leadership Summit

Date April 2021 Location Chicago

More than 100 student leaders of business school LGBT+ clubs gather to exchange ideas on fundraising, working with other affinity groups and alumni, and more!

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Fellowship Retreat

Date July 30-August 1, 2020 Location Virtual

We welcome the Reaching Out Fellowship cohort of 2022 to come together to kick off their MBA education by getting to know their cohort. This event is a unique opportunity for all scholarship winners to meet and build a strong LGBT+ network of peers across the country.

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Summer Treks

Treks are an amazing opportunity for admitted MBA students to connect with a range of top-tier companies who are looking for MBA talent. Each city has a different industry focus and allows students to get a feel for a "day in the life".

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