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We Make Room for Everyone

People are at the heart of what we do at Texas McCombs, and we can only succeed if we support students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds and life experiences.

  • MCCOMBS IS ON A MISSION

    Diversity and equity are critical to the advancement of the school's academic mission. Through strategic projects, working groups and initiatives, our goal is to ensure everyone on campus is represented and has a path to success. We've made great strides toward diversity and inclusion in recent years and continue to look for ways to progress.
Our Pledge to You
Our doors are wide open at McCombs, where our message of ‘You Belong Here’ and the power of alumni connection create seats at every table!
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A Steadfast Commitment

At McCombs, we are steadfast in our commitment to be business changemakers that are human-centered in all that we do. Consistent with this core philosophy, at McCombs, we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable learning and working environments for all students, faculty, and staff by building processes that ensure a culture that embraces a wide range of backgrounds, ideas, and viewpoints.

Meet Our Staff

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    Raji Srinivasan; Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    Raji Srinivasan is the first-ever associate dean of diversity and inclusion at the McCombs School of Business. In this position, she spearheads new diversity and inclusion programs and pushes existing ones forward. Her goal is to create a community whose diversity profile reflects the community at large that we serve both in the state of Texas and nationally. In addition, she strives to create a culture of inclusion so that all our community members can bring their full selves to work, to be more effective, fulfilled, and happy.
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    Leticia G. Acosta; Director, BBA Outreach & Inclusion

    Leticia G. Acosta is Director of Outreach and Inclusion in the BBA Program Office. Her portfolio includes direction of Subiendo: The Academy for Rising Leaders; oversight of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives; and management of the outreach and recruitment team, whose work includes engagement with prospective students and their families, strategy development to recruit a talented and diverse pool of applicants to McCombs, and management of two summer high school programs, McCombs Future Executive Academy (MFEA) and Discover Yourself iN Accounting Majors & Careers (DYNAMC), both designed to recruit a diverse student population for Texas McCombs.
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    Zerina Hamulić; Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for McCombs Graduate Programs

    In this newly created role, Zerina is working collaboratively to develop and drive strategic initiatives related to DEI within all MBA, MS and MPA programs. Her focus is on the entirety of the McCombs graduate student life cycle, from admissions to career. Ultimately, her goal is to support our students and staff in continuing to build an environment where every community member is able to be successful and feel supported.

Academic Initiatives and Resources

  • Programs & Initiatives
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    Programs & Initiatives

    We provide many resources through programs and initiatives to create a welcoming, inclusive campus.

    Find Resources
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    McCombs DEI Committee

    The Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee helps guide and plan DEI efforts at McCombs.

    Meet the Committee

Telling Our Story

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    Beauty Influencer Named TIME Magazine 2022 Next Generation Leaders

    Deepica Mutyala, BBA '11, began Live Tinted in 2018 as an online community, centering conversations around identity and culture.
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    A Sense of Belonging

    To meet hiring demands— and to meet the current moment — McCombs is working to cultivate a more representative student body and faculty.
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    Making Better Decisions

    A new course helps students think about marketing’s role in bias and stereotyping—and how empathy is “corporate America’s secret weapon.”
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    Celebrating Pride

    MBA student leaders in the social and career networking student organization eQual MBAs talk about pronouns, allyship, and living authentically.
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Amplifying Diversity

For the second year, McCombs faculty members have been recognized by students for fostering inclusive classrooms. The EY McCombs Amplifier Awards celebrate faculty who provide our students broad and inclusive perspectives that prepare them to lead.

Quick Links and Resources

Now Hiring

Dean Lillian Mills has committed hiring resources to implement President Hartzell’s approved Provost DEI Strategic Plan. If you know candidates who might be interested in a staff position at Texas McCombs, please encourage them to apply.

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