Welcome to RABA

At Rotman Asian Business Association (RABA), through organizing a series of cultural and professional events, we aim to:

  • Educate members about cultural and business norms in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Support and facilitate members in establishing connections with Canadian business professionals and organizations, using our own resources and network within the local Asian-Pacific business communities.
  • Promote the Rotman MBA brand to businesses and educational institutions in both the Asia-Pacific region and Canada.
  • Build and maintain a network among current students and alumni where information is exchanged most efficiently and opportunities are explored fully

Upcoming Events

RABA Welcome Party 2021

5:30 – 7:00pm Tuesday September 7th, 2021

RABA formally invites you to join the RABA Welcome Party 2021 for the incoming class of 2023.

Dear First-years, start building connections early on! We assure you that the people you will meet there will be valuable to you throughout this roller-coaster journey that you signed up for!

Meet your RABA execs, learn about RABA’s upcoming exciting events, and gain valuable advice on how you can set yourself up for success in your Rotman journey!

Location: via Zoom

How to join:
Register on Rotman Hub

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or join our WhatsApp group as class of 2023

Let's Talk, RABA Networking Event

6:00 – 7:15pm Friday September 17th, 2021

We will invite alumni and execs to highlight important differences in business norms between Asia and North America – how that impacts the networking & job search process.

Learn more about networking best practices, advice/tips, and examples. Event will end with 20-30 minutes of pre-determined breakout rooms where attendees can practice networking in safe/no-judgment environment.

Location: via Zoom
Attendees: RABA members

How to join:
Register on Rotman Hub

You do What? Industry Panel

6:00 – 7:30pm Monday October 25th, 2021

Want to know more about career opportunities at different industries? We’ve got you!

We will invite senior professionals from consulting, finance, and technology. You will get a chance to learn what type of roles might be available to you after graduation.

Location: via Zoom
Attendees: RABA members

How to join:
Register on Rotman Hub

Lunar New Year Gala

Sunday February 20th, 2022

Let us celebrate the most important celebration in most of Asian countries, with cultural and historic significance. The festival signals the beginning of spring, and the start of a new year.

Location: on Campus
Attendees: all Rotman community

How to join:
Registration link to be posted soon, stay tuned!

More to come…