GBC Committees


Academics, Career & Alumni


To ensure that Booth maintains its reputation for academic excellence, push the hiring rates for students even higher, and strengthen alumni bonds to Booth.

Committee Lead: Neha Saxena, Jessica Brenninkmeijer & Gabe Lipton Galbraith

Committee Members: Logan Geldenhuys

Executive Liaison: Elise Clark



To build and strengthen connections within the Booth community by facilitating social events.

Committee Lead: Bianca DiSanto

Committee Members: Tim Tam, Frieda Adu-Brempong & Drew Kelly

Executive Liaison: Laura Rosales



To connect the Booth Community to the broader Chicago Community and to ensure Booth is an engaged and active member of the Chicago community.

Committee Lead: Drew Kelly & Brian Dhingra

Committee Members: Pratique Kain & Jessica Brenninkmeijer

Executive Liaison: Menbi Kebede

diversity, equity, INCLUSION & Belonging


To create sustainable and impactful Diversity & Inclusion initiatives within the Booth community.

Committee Lead: Frieda Adu-Brempong

Committee Members: Holli Dobay, Bridget Bassi, Neha Sexena & Kennedy Sapp

Executive Liaisons: Menbi Kebede



To return to normal facility life, and an improvement in facility social/networking integration.

Committee Lead: Jennie Olson

Committee Members: Gabe Lipton Galbraith, Josh Donoho & Joe Lauberth

Executive Liaison: Katie O'Brien



To make the international student community at Booth feel heard, engaged and included.

Committee Lead: Pratique Kain

Committee Members: Logan Geldenhuys

Executive Liaison: Menbi Kebede



To bring students together with faculty, PhD students, partners and families through periodic events.

Committee Lead: Teddy Terezis

Committee Members: Kennedy Sapp & Joe Lauberth

Executive Liaison: Laura Rosales

Marketing Pilot


To promote the awareness of the GBC mission, initiatives, and events.

Committee Lead: Katie O'Brien

Committee Members: Ying Lin & Holli Dobay

Executive Liaison: Elise Clark

Random walk


To facilitate the creation of long-lasting relationships between incoming and current Booth students through activity-based international trips.

Committee Leads: Ying Lin & Miranda Pollard

Committee Members: Joe Lauberth & Tim Tam

Executive Liaison: Katie O'Brien

Signature Events


To throw the biggest, most memorable all-school events that everyone feels welcome at!

Committee Lead: Lawrence Hipolito

Committee Members: Bianca DiSanto, Bridget Bassi, Neha Saxena & Teddy Terezis

Executive Liaison: Katie O'Brien

technology, Communications & IGBC


To keep all Full-Time MBA students informed, connected, and included by enhancing the student technology experience and optimizing Booth communications

Committee Lead: Josh Donoho & Brian Dhingra

Committee Members: Miranda Pollard

Executive Liaison: Elise Clark & Mike Boezio