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Alumni Affinity Groups

Stern Alumni Affinity Groups are committed to connecting alumni with one another, students, and the School through events, programs, and philanthropy.

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Black and Hispanic Alumni Group

Brings together alumni with a broad range of perspectives. The group hosts various events throughout the year including the signature Spring Soiree.

Alumni gather at a soiree at Tavern on the Green

Alumni Committee Leader: Jennifer Meacham (MBA '15)

Staff Contact: Erika Marin

LGBTQ Alumni Group

Creates opportunities to engage on topics of diversity with fellow Stern alumni and hosts the student-alumni reception in partnership with Outclass at the annual ROMBA Conference, which brings together lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) graduate business school students.

Alumni gather at an Outclass rooftop soiree

Alumni Committee Leader: Luzerne Mcallister (MBA '14)

Staff Contact: Erika Marin

Entertainment, Media, & Technology Alumni Group

Facilitates connections among Stern alumni and students in the EMT space and hosts the EMT Summit, an annual conference that gives Stern alumni and professionals the chance to learn from and connect with industry experts.

Panelists speak during the EMT Summit 2018

Alumni Committee Leader: John Vermeer (MBA '12)

Staff Contact: Andrew Good

Private Equity/Venture Capital Alumni Group

Brings together students and alumni interested in private equity and venture capital, and hosts events throughout the year, including a wealth management breakfast series with Stern faculty and a Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference in partnership with the Stern Private Equity Club.  

Prof Damodaran in class

Alumni Committee Leader: Dan Rubin (MBA '04)

Staff Contact: Laura Gigliotti

Food & Wine Alumni Group

Connects Stern alumni through diverse culinary gatherings, including Taste of Stern, annual market-style event where Stern alumni businesses share tastings of their sweet and savory treats.

Alumni owned companies distribute food and wine at the annual Taste of Stern event

Alumni Committee Leader: Joan Bloom (MBA '66)

Staff Contact: Sarah Beth Watson, Administrative Aide, Alumni Relations, swatson@stern.nyu.edu

Military Veterans Alumni Group

Alumni Committee Leader: 
Michael Taylor (MBA '14)

Connects current and prospective students and alumni in the military veterans community at Stern to facilitate professional and personal growth, and hosts events including an annual Alumni-Student Veterans Networking Reception.

Military veterans alumnus addresses the room

Staff Contact: Laura Gigliotti

Stern Ten Alumni Group

Fosters community among Stern graduates of the last 10 years through social events, professional development, and philanthropy. Events include intimate dinner discussions around a specific topic and the Summer BBQ at the Boat Basin for recent alumni.

Recent Grads at the Boat Basin annual BBQ

Alumni Committee Leaders: Shahryar Bachani (BS '16) and Serge Permyakoff (MBA '15)

Staff Contact: Andrew Good, Associate Director, Recent Grad & Student Programs, agood@stern.nyu.edu

Stern Women in Business Alumnae Group

Building off the Stern mission to promote the global economic value of all genders, the SWIB alumnae group sustains and advances a strong, active network of Stern women. Annual events include the Stern Women in Business Conference, hosted in partnership with the SWIB student club each spring.

Stern alumnae panelists at Alumni Day

Alumni Committee Leader: Adrienne Garland (MBA '99)

Staff Contact: Laura Gigliotti

Taste of Stern exhibit

Alumni Affinity Event Spotlight

Taste of Stern

Alumni gathered, tasted, and toasted at the inaugural Taste of Stern event, which showcased the many alumni entrepreneurs in the food and wine industry.

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