Pride at Darden

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    Formerly "Gays, Lesbians and Allies at Darden (GLAD) and before that "The Darden Gay Network," Pride at Darden (PAD) is a student club that is dedicated to promoting an inclusive, open, and welcoming environment for LGBTQ student, educating and improving awareness of LGBTQ issues within Darden and the surrounding Charlottesville area, and facilitate networking with other LGBTQ communities, other business schools, and with diversity-friendly employers.


    PAD organizes social and educational events throughout the year, organizes diversity recruiting panels, partnering with the Darden community, other clubs (such as GWIB/DMA/DJSA/DCF and marketing clubs) and LGBTQ groups of the Law School, Medical School, and other UVA graduate programs. Annual events include:

    • Love is Love Month
    • Reaching Out MBA Conference (ROMBA)
    • ROMBA Leadership Summit
    • PAD Cold Call/Game Night

    Leadership Team

    We welcome prospective students to reach out to members of our leadership team to learn more about Pride at Darden.

    Contact Us

    Current Sponsors

    Thank you to all of our company sponsors who support our mission and make all of our events possible.

    • Target
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Deutsche Bank
    • Delta Airlines