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Black Think

WHAT IS BLACK THINK?

The National Black MBA Association® launched the “Black Think” Symposium at the 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition as an executive roundtable. The Black Think symposium addresses issues that are pertinent to professionals and entrepreneurs.  The symposium assembles key influencers and stakeholders from across sectors to inspire collaboration, inform the development of public-private partnerships. The primary goal of each conversation is to utilize insights gathered to develop a set of national recommendations in five impact areas: Education, Corporate, Policy/Legislation, Community Organizations and Mentorship.

WHY IS BLACK THINK IMPORTANT?

The Black community continues to face a host of challenges even with the progress that has been made throughout the years. There are many economic, social and political obstacles that must be addressed through gathering the most relevant leaders to not only provide key insight but also to identify viable, actionable solutions. The Black Think symposium brings the right people together to create dynamic and inspiring thought leadership around key topics that continue to afflict the Black community.

WHO ATTENDS THE BLACK THINK?

For each symposium, a group of diverse thought leaders who represent organizations in the academic, government, nonprofit, corporate and private sectors are assembled who have expertise on the topic(s) of discussion. The National Black MBA Association® engages this impressive group of leaders as we embark on determining what models, systems, and practices are important to amplify our collective impact across sectors to maximize effort.

BLACK THINK OUTCOMES

The Black Think is a series of ongoing discussions designed to bridge the gap between the issues that plague the Black community and the solutions needed to solve them. Recommendations presented by Black Think participants are put into practice through the development of an executive summary developed by the National Black MBA Association®.  The NBMBAA® will also deliver other actionable documents as outlined below:

   Black Think White Paper

   State of Black Professionals Report

2019 Black Think Calendar

For additional information about upcoming events, please contact LePra George at LePra.George@nbmbaa.org.