Conference Details

Conference Details


October 30 - November 1, 2020

Tuck draws students from all walks of life. Our goal is to create a community in which diversity is accepted and celebrated. For us, diversity means encouraging and including each person's ideas, perspectives, and life experiences. Please join us for the 26th annual Tuck Diversity Conference on October 30-November 1, 2020.  This student run event joins students, alumni, faculty, staff, executives, and attendees from all over the world for discussions, networking, and mentoring. In addition, you'll learn more about our MBA program, the admissions process, and what makes our community unique.

This year, the Diversity Conference will be held virtually; participants will receive information on accessing the event platform upon being accepted to the conference.

Please note: The application for the 2020 Tuck Diversity Conference is now closed, if you have already applied, you will hear back on the status of your application before October 21st. To learn more about Tuck and our supportive network of students, faculty, and distinguished alumni, please fill out this form. For additional opportunities to connect with Tuck Admissions please check out our complete list of online events. Thank you for your interest!

Meet the Co-Chairs

Conference Speakers

Mariana Garavaglia T’08
Chief People Officer, Peloton

Mariana Garavaglia

Mariana Garavaglia T’08, has been Peloton’s chief people officer since 2019. Prior to that, Mariana was at Amazon for 11 years, holding various positions in general management, operations, and HR leadership throughout her tenure. She has scaled the organization from scratch—developing, implementing, and managing all aspects of a business—from business KPIs and performance strategy, to operations and system implementation, to people and culture strategy and development. She has had the opportunity to lead in companies experiencing tremendous growth, and her key strengths include building strong organizations, tools, and processes that scale. Before her time at Amazon, Mariana worked in public education, where she held various bilingual education roles for Title-I schools in Texas.


Ramsey Jay, Jr. T'05
Relationship Manager, North American Institutional Business Development at Ares Management

Ramsey Jay, Jr.

Ramsey Jay, Jr. is a Wall Street trained global investment management executive, and Founding Principal of Ramsey Jay, Jr. and Associates, a strategic consultancy specializing in institutional sales solutions, corporate communications, diversity and inclusion programming, enterprise leadership development, and executive talent management. Additionally, Mr. Jay is a self-improvement author of the best-selling book “Empowering Dreamers To Become Achievers”, an international subject matter keynote lecturer and empowerment motivational speaker. Notably, Mr. Jay made opening remarks at the White House where Former President Barack Obama hosted an event honoring the philanthropic legacy of Ray Charles. Mr. Jay earned a BS in Business Administration-Finance from California State University, Fresno, where he was a five-time all-conference Division 1 track and field athlete. Mr. Jay also earned an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College where he was voted ‘Commencement Speaker’ of the 105th graduating class.



Tuck Alumni

The Tuck Association of Diverse Alumni (TADA) celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. Tuck alumni are encouraged to join TADA for special DivCo programming beginning Friday, October 30. Learn more.