National Black MBA Association relocates to Atlanta

Atlanta is the new home for the National Black MBA Association. This organization was formed by a group of MBA students from University of Chicago 46 years ago. President/CEO Jesse Tyson stated, “This is a journey for us.  We are happy to have made this transition. People often ask why we decided to come to […]

National Black MBA Association addresses Atlanta’s biggest issues

The National Black MBA Association held a stellar meeting at the Georgia-Pacific Auditorium on Jan 25. Four of Atlanta’s most important leaders in transportation, county government, education and city government addressed the crowd about the city’s biggest issues. Those key speakers included Keith Parker, general manager and CEO of MARTA; John Eaves, chairman of Fulton […]

Model and graduate student Erin Leigh talks role models, acting and what success looks like

Erin Leigh Occupation: Model Education: “I received my bachelor’s degree from Hampton University, my major was sports management with a focus in marketing. I am now studying for my master’s degree in public relations and corporate communications at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.” What inspired you to model? What inspires me to model is the […]

Judge Sylia Elias went to law school to fight for those who have no voice

Chief Judge Sylia Elias was always the bully’s number one enemy. She was the one who had the vocabulary, the moxie and the intestinal fortitude to figuratively (and sometimes literally) stand in front of the defenseless, voiceless or the fearful and plead their case on their behalf. Elias entered into the field of jurisprudence for […]

Dr. Steve Perry on why he started his extraordinarily successful magnet school

Baffling. Mystifying. Those are the words that come to mind when one thinks about brilliant innovative educator Dr. Steve Perry and his Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut. World-renowned magazine U.S. News and World Report has cited Capital Prep as one of the top schools in the country — a school that has sent […]

Black MBA scholarships in top 5 cities

The following schools are members of The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management and award MBA fellowships and assistance for students. New York – New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business Los Angeles – University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA Anderson School of Management Atlanta – Emory University, Goizueta Business School Austin, Texas […]

Top MBA programs that offer scholarships to black students

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management is perhaps one of the best kept secrets in the MBA world. This organization has been assisting black, Latino and native American students attain their MBA and secure jobs at Fortune 500 companies since 1966. The Consortium states on its website that in its 47-year history it has […]

Top 10 black professional associations and their 2013 conventions

Black Data Processing Associates National Association of Black Accountants National Black MBA Association   National Sales Network American Association of Blacks in Energy Association of Black PsychologistsBlack Psychiatrists of America National Association of Black Journalists Black Caucus of the American Library Association   National Association for Black Law Enforcement Executives

Applicants Guide for the 2012 NBMBAA Scholarship Program

Over the years, the Houston chapter of the NBMBAA has awarded over $250,000 in scholarships to African-American students. To apply for the NBMBAA Houston Chapter Undergraduate and MBA scholarship program you must meet the following requirements

Jené Guess-Cash Says NBMBAA Open for Business With Non-Practitioners

Entrepreneur and CEO of the Guess Group, Jené Guess-Cash, has one more achievement to her credit — she is also an executive board member and Program Committee co-chair for the Houston National Black MBA Association. Guess-Cash is charged with identifying and developing ideas for general body meetings and topics for Houston’s own special brand of NBMBAA meetings, […]

‘The Network Journal’s’ 15th Annual ’40 Under 40’ Awards Dinner 2012

Dozens of New York’s top African American executives were honored recently at The Network Journal’s 15th Annual 40 Under 40 Awards Dinner at the Crowne Plaza in Times Square for their outstanding work in their respective fields. The dinner honored professionals from companies including L’Oreal (Aida Moudachirou- Rebois), Bloomingdale’s (Nicole Cokley) General Motors (Brooke Ellis), NBC Universal (Sharita Brantley) and the 135th Street Agency (Shante Bacon), and was hosted […]

How a Young Professional Can Be the Next Great Cultural Leader

You have to have a purpose and stick to it, and Jemar Ward’s is simple — pay it forward. The president of the New York Urban League Young Professionals, is ambitious and confident. “[I] lead the strategy and the vision  on interesting and engaging programming for members in the community, make sure we are financially […]

Black Alumni Reunion at Penn State Kicks Off With Pioneers and Legends Dinner

Hundreds of black alumni converged at Penn State University for the 2012 Black Alumni Reunion. The weekend of festivities, which culminated around the annual spring “Blue-White” football game, began with the Pioneers and Legends Dinner at the Nittany Lion Inn in State College, Pennsylvania. Rolling out was on hand as several alumni received awards for […]

Princeton’s Eddie Glaude Jr. Says Black Studies Crucial for Ivy League Institutions

Eddie Glaude Jr. is one of the nation’s leading black intellectuals. Glaude is often called upon by prominent media outlets such as C-Span and CNN to provide insight on race and black culture. He’s also an award-winning author who has penned several books, including Exodus! Religion, Race, and Nation in Early 19th Century Black America […]