Inspire: Black and Hispanic & LatinX in Business

June 11–12, 2021 – Virtual event

McKinsey is committed to promoting diversity and providing an inclusive community as we help our colleagues be at their best.

We invite you to apply to Inspire, a two-day virtual event intended to support the professional development of individuals whose backgrounds may be currently underrepresented in leadership roles.

Inspire will introduce incoming MBA students in the United States who identify as Black, African–American, Hispanic, Latino or Latina, or Native American to our people and consulting. Attendees will hear examples of how we strive to make our firm—and our clients and society at large—more inclusive and equitable. They will learn about our assessment process and sharpen their interviewing skills through small interactive case workshops and activities. They will also get to know like-minded peers and McKinsey colleagues in an intimate format.

How to apply


We invite applications from individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • self-identify as a member of one of the following historically underrepresented groups: Black, African–American, Hispanic, Latino or Latina, or Indigenous groups in North America
  • have been admitted to a full-time MBA program in the US with an anticipated graduation date of 2023*. Please note: participation is limited to students entering full-time programs only.

*Dual-degree program students (such as MD/MBA and JD/MBA) are eligible to apply. Business experience is not required.


To be considered for Inspire, please submit your current résumé (in PDF format) by May 13, 2021. No cover letter is needed.

We are no longer accepting applications for Inspire: Black and Hispanic & LatinX in Business.

McKinsey is committed to supporting talented individuals from underrepresented groups and sponsors many programs throughout the year, with the Inspire program being only one of them.

Incoming MBA students in the United States who want to learn more before the fall should consider also applying to our McKinsey Early Access program.

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