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A Tribute to Kenneth Chenault

A Tribute to Kenneth Chenault

Kenneth Chenault, visionary leader of American Express since 2001, announced his intention to retire in early 2018.  One of the few African American CEOs of a major corporation, Chenault has served as a role model to the members of the National Black MBA Association and to many other professionals of color during his tenure.  He […]

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Diversity: In Red, White And Black With Jesse Tyson, President And CEO Of NBMBAA®

Diversity: In Red, White And Black With Jesse Tyson, President And CEO Of NBMBAA<sup>®</sup>

The “Diversity: In Red, White And Black” series will consist of conversations with business leaders and social influencers representing various industries, segments and sectors who are inspired by and committed to sharing information and thoughts on the subject of diversity and inclusion. Each article is designed to engage and encourage respectful conversation around the topic of […]

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NBMBAA’s Hurricane Relief Efforts

NBMBAA’s Hurricane Relief Efforts

The National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA®) and Hargrove, Inc. partnered together to help orchestrate the “Convoy of Care” which left the Atlanta area last week filled with disaster relief supplies for Florida and Puerto Rico donated by multiple organizations and citizens. This is the second relief effort to be implemented by the NBMBAA®.
In September, the NBMBAA® […]

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NBMBAA® Leadership & Partnership Development Teams Visit Detroit for 2018 Corporate Partner Orientation

NBMBAA<sup>®</sup> Leadership & Partnership Development Teams Visit Detroit for 2018 Corporate Partner Orientation

The NBMBAA® Leadership & Partnership Development teams visited Detroit to lay the groundwork for the 40th Annual Conference & Exposition. During the two-day visit, the teams met with corporate partners which include many Fortune 500 companies to get a first look at NBMBAA® 2018 partnership opportunities, customize annual partnerships with NBMBAA®, tour the Annual Conference […]

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Okoe Vanderpuije woos US investors to Ghana

Okoe Vanderpuije woos US investors to Ghana

Former Mayor of Accra and Member of Parliament for Ablekuma South Constituency, Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, has persuaded investors from the United States of America to scout and identify investment opportunities in Ghana.
According to Okoe Vanderpuije, he managed to convince the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) when he was invited in September 2016 to make a […]

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Fortune 100 Executive and NBMBAA® Board Member, Valerie Love on Leadership, Wellness and Inclusion

Fortune 100 Executive and NBMBAA<sup>®</sup> Board Member, Valerie Love on Leadership, Wellness and Inclusion

NBMBAA® Board Member, Valerie Love, discusses her role as Head of Human Resources for Johnson & Johnson with Thrive Global. Love talks about encouraging diversity and inclusion at the most basic level, by encouraging employees to embrace who they are, even in the workplace. NBMBAA® is proud to have such a vocal proponent of inclusion […]

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National Black MBA Association® and Prospanica® promote Career Development and Executive Leadership at the 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition

National Black MBA Association<sup>®</sup> and Prospanica<sup>®</sup> promote Career Development and Executive Leadership at the 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA®) and Prospanica® today announced the opening of registration for the co-presented 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition. The Conference will convene in Philadelphia, PA, September 26 – 30, 2017, and will include the Career Expo, as well as general programming and workshops specifically designed to address topics important to […]

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FedEx Named One of the 2016 10 Best Workplaces for African Americans by Great Place to Work and Fortune

FedEx Named One of the 2016 10 Best Workplaces for African Americans by Great Place to Work and Fortune

FedEx has a long history of supporting the African-American community. The company
purposefully supports the advancement of minorities and women throughout the world by
working with organizations such as Historically Black Colleges & Universities, the National
Urban League, National Black MBA Association®, United Negro College Fund, and INROADS,
according to FedEx. Read the full article.

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