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The Atlanta Chapter of the National Black MBA Association® convened influential government leaders to explore key challenges and opportunities in education, economic development, and transportation to provide new perspectives on time-sensitive issues that residents in the Atlanta-area are faced with. Featured participants included: Stacey Y. Abrams, House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly and State Representative for the 89th House District;…

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During the closing of the 38th Annual National Black MBA Association Conference and Exposition’s Entrepreneurial Institute, attendees learned about the NBMBAA’s strategic alliance with the Small Business Administration and had the opportunity to hear firsthand about the signing of the historic Memorandum of Alliance between the two organizations, and what initiatives and collaborative partnerships are being developed specifically…

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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…

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Erika James, dean of the Goizueta Business School at Emory University photographed above with rolling out magazine publisher Munson Steed. How excited are you about the partnership between Emory University and the National Black MBA Association? “I am very thrilled to be the academic sponsor for the National Black MBA Association. Emory and the Goizueta Business School have…

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Along with owning North America’s largest interstate natural gas pipeline system, the El Paso Corporation provides natural gas and related energy products in a safe, efficient, and dependable manner. The energy supply company noted for taking ideas from the possible to the actual, can also boast about the fact, that NBMBAA member, Paul Guillory, is…

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“Hey, where the party at?” “Target,” would be my answer to that question, once posed by R&B group, Jagged Edge.  It sounds somewhat odd to say, but I  reached that conclusion after attending the retail company’s lively NBMBAA gathering, recently.  Target just knows how to “do it,” whether it’s relative to the shopping experience (first…

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An invitation from a friend to attend a leadership and networking conference of  black professionals in Nashville was intriguing for Charmaine Ward. Very comfortable in her then-career, she was a tiny bit curious about the possibilities, thinking, “All I have to do is show up with a résumé and talk to recruiters.” This marked Ward’s…

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Since diversity is the hot topic in business circles of every type of industry, from advertising to venture capital, more and more African Americans are creating diversity opportunities by starting their own companies to provide contract services and products to minority as well as non-minority companies. Detroit National Black MBA Association member Anthony Miles says…

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A master of business administration (MBA) is an invaluable degree that allows graduates to pursue career advancement and change. It’s a major educational accomplishment that stands out in a competitive market. Choosing the right MBA program that complements your capacity and talent requires a huge investment of time, focus and energy — but it’s a wise decision…

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NEW YORK – It was a fascinating scene to observe the black MBA graduates-to-be from NYU, Fordham and Columbia University in each other’s company. Even with the LeBron James-Miami Heat game blaring in the background, that contest seemed to pale in comparison to the excitement and nervous energy wafting off scores of soon-to-be African American…

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The ultra-successful businessmen at the National Black MBA Association’s Atlanta chapter’s “Millionaire Mindset” held the packed room spellbound as they armed aspiring proprietors with invaluable entrepreneurial advice. The National Black MBA Association Atlanta chapter, host of this year’s National Black MBAA National Conference, facilitated the panel discussion featuring Cornell McBride, owner of McBride Research Laboratories…

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