Promoting diversity in business education is not without its challenges, particularly in the current sociopolitical climate. The ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have intensified imbalances among candidates, with one of the hardest-hit groups being Black professionals.
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It was almost exactly four years ago in January when GMAC announced the acquisition of The MBA Tour, a well-recognized brand within the graduate management education industry. The Tour, aiming to support business schools and their global recruiting efforts, organizes business education-focused events year-round across the world. GMAC was looking to grow The MBA Tour’s core offering, expand into additional markets, and explore ways to deepen the interaction between business schools and prospective students in a personalized, data-rich manner.
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On August 8, 2022, GMAC announced the appointment of Joy Jones as the organization’s next CEO. Joy, who joined GMAC in July 2017 as chief product officer and general manager of assessments, was unanimously elected by the GMAC board of directors and officially took over as GMAC’s fourth CEO on October 1, 2022.