2012 Diversity Forum Hosts
Jazmin Acuña, MBA 2014
Jazmin Acuña is a first-year student in the full-time Texas MBA program focusing in supply chain & operations management. She is a Consortium Fellow, a member of the Latin American & Hispanic MBAs, Graduate Women in Business, Graduate Operations Group, McCombs Admissions Committee, and Graduate Finance Association. After receiving her undergraduate degree in Government at the University of Texas at Austin, Jazmin spent five years in the non-profit sector working in the areas of criminal justice and education. Jazmin enjoys traveling, playing volleyball, and watching Texas football.
Sam Khatib, MBA 2014
Sam Khatib is a first-year student in the full-time Texas MBA program, concentrating in consulting and entrepreneurship. He attended the University of Texas at Austin as an undergraduate student, where he graduated with a BBA in Finance. Prior to McCombs, Sam spent three years working in management consulting with Deloitte and Credera. As a Texas MBA, Sam is involved with the McCombs Admissions Committee, Texas Venture Labs, Graduate Consulting Group, Entrepreneurship Society and Graduate Business Wine Club. He enjoys traveling, playing squash, go-karting and watching soccer; you’ll often find him at sports bars watching FC Barcelona games.
Travel and Logistics
If you need hotel accommodations, we will make a reservation for you at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center Hotel while you're in Austin.
Hotel expenses are covered for only two nights: Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26 (check in 10/25, check out morning of 10/27). Any incidental expenses (room service, parking, phone/internet/TV) will be at your own expense. If you need additional hotel nights outside of that covered range, you will need to make your own accommodations.
The hotel is located directly on campus and is about a five-minute walk from the McCombs School of Business where the Forum events will be held. More information about the hotel can be found at www.meetattexas.com.
The University of Texas campus is located approximately 12 miles (20 - 30 minutes) from the Austin Bergstrom International Airport
. Taxis are readily available at the airport and will cost about $25 to get from the airport to the UT campus. Taxis are also available at the AT&T Center for transportation back to the airport. Travel and transportation expenses are not covered. In case you’d like your own vehicle, there are several rental car companies at the Austin airport
If you drive to campus and are staying at the AT&T Hotel, we recommend parking in the AT&T Conference Center Garage, which is located directly underneath the hotel. Overnight guests of the hotel may obtain a parking card at the front desk for garage parking at $14 per night. Valet parking is $14 per visit or $21 overnight, plus tax.
If you're driving to campus but not staying at the AT&T Center, you can also park in the Brazos Garage, which is located at the corner of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Brazos. Day parking (3 - 16 hours) at Brazos Garage costs $12. Overnight parking is $18.
Map and Directions from Brazos Garage to McCombs
Parking expenses are not covered.
If you apply to the Texas MBA Program through the Consortium Graduate Studies in Management, you are able to interview during the Diversity Forum. Information regarding interview times will be sent to applicants who indicate they will apply through the Consortium. If eligible, we encourage all applicants to consider applying to McCombs through the Consortium.
If you can no longer attend the Diversity Forum, please let us know as soon as possible so we can offer your spot to another applicant.