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Join us live on February 27th at the Future Black Business Leaders Conference

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On Saturday, February 27, 2021, we invite you to join us live online for a full day of engaging events to help you learn more about Rotman and the Full-Time MBA:

• Experience a sample class led by Rotman faculty

• Hear from some of our top alumni and current students

• Ask questions about our admissions process

• Learn about D&I Scholarships and awards for Future Black Leaders

We are thrilled to announce that we will be welcoming two outstanding keynote speakers to this year's conference:

Gave Lindo, JD/MBA '07, Director of Content Programming, Canada, TikTok

Dahabo Ahmed Omer, Executive Director, Black North Initiative


9:00 AM: Opening Remarks

A welcome from Interim Dean Kenneth Corts

9:15 AM: Keynote Address

Gave Lindo, JD/MBA '07, Director, Content Programming, TikTok

10:00 AM: Panel Discussion - The Rotman Impact: MBA Alumni Perspectives

Hear from Rotman Alumni who are leading in the Black business community.

10:45 AM - 1:00 PM: Professional Development/Industry Chats

  • Scotiabank
  • CIBC
  • RBC
  • Amazon
  • Bain
  • Deloitte
  • KPMG
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • IBM
  • Ask us Anything with the Rotman African and Caribbean Business Club

1:00 PM: Leadership Workshop

Join Prof. Nouman Ashraf, Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for an interactive session on leadership.

2:00 PM: Information Sessions

Full-Time MBA: Ask me Anything about Admissions and Financial Aid

Learn about Admissions, Student Life, Careers and Financial Aid

Not sure the Full-Time program is for you? Chat with Admissions reps from the Morning/Evening MBA and Professional and Specialized Programs

2:45 PM: ICON Talent Partners: Building the next generation of Black Corporate Leadership

Marilyn and Derrick Raphael, Co-Founders of ICON Talent Partners

3:30 PM: Closing Keynote - The Role of Education in Tackling Anti-Black Racism

Dahabo Ahmed Omer, Executive Director, BlackNorth Initiative

This event is hosted by the Rotman Full-Time MBA Recruitment and Admissions Team, in partnership with the Rotman African and Caribbean Business Club (RACBC)

Registration is free, but space is limited, so please register early to secure your spot.

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