Babita Gupta Appointed to AACSB Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee

July 28, 2021

Dr. Babita Gupta

Babita Gupta

On May 13, 2021, Babita Gupta received an email from Lawrence Rose confirming her appointment to the Steering Committee of the AACSB Diversity and Inclusion Affinity Group for a three-year term beginning July 2, 2021.

The Steering Committee of the AACSB Diversity and Inclusion Affinity Group responsibilities include:

  • Advocating for diversity and inclusion in academia and schools of business around the world,
  • Serving as a forum for management educators to discuss issues and concerns regarding diversity and inclusion at all levels in schools of business,
  • Working with the leadership of AACSB to develop effective and comprehensive strategies to support the development of inclusive practices that affirm different perspectives and life experiences,
  • Serving as a resource to school deans and faculty through meaningful dialogue and innovative strategic thinking as they seek to affect change in their organizations.

Upon receiving word of her selection to the committee, Gupta said, "I am looking forward to being part of this committee and representing the interests of CSUMB. This would also provide me an opportunity to forge deeper synergies between the diversity and inclusion initiatives and best practices at COB and at CSUMB and highlight these to a broader community."