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MBA Ally Challenge Update: Michigan, Harvard, Duke and UVA move up in rankings

  It's a busy spring here at Friendfactor! Our 2nd annual MBA Ally Challenge is in full swing, and the participants are in a mad race to the end of the academic year. Here's a quick update:   As of the end of February 2014, the 12 participating schools in the Challenge have: Activated 3,668   ...Continue Reading

“Friends CHOOSE to care”: One student’s experience of community at a Texas business school

  The following is a guest post from Fernando Gonzalez, a 2012 graduate of The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. Two years ago I had the most loving experience of my life. It was just before National Coming Out Day, and even though I was an officer for MBA OUTsource (the   ...Continue Reading

NEW PROGRAM: The Friendfactor Workplace Ally Challenge has kicked off!

  Happy 2014, friends! If you haven't heard yet, Friendfactor's newest initiative, the Workplace Ally Challenge, kicked off in January. The Workplace Ally Challenge is a first-ever program challenging companies to engage as many  employees as possible in building LGBT-inclusive culture in their workplaces over the next 6 months. We're giving them the tools to   ...Continue Reading
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