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

Fellowship Retreat

Date February 11-13, 2022 Location San Francisco

We welcome the Reaching Out Fellowship Cohorts of 2020 and 2021 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 globe.

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ROMBA Fellowship Welcome Reception

Date February 11, 2022 Location SF LGBT Center

Please join us on Friday, February 11, for a reception at the San Francisco LGBT Center in honor of the ROMBA Fellowship program surpassing $20 million in scholarships!

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Out Women In Business

Date March 25, 2022 Location New York City

OWIB is a business conference for LBT+ women organized by LBT+ women. The 7th annual conference took place on March 26, 2021. The 2021 agenda is on our site at

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Club Leaders Summit

Date April 22-23, 2022 Location Chicago, IL

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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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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