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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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LOT® Alum, Jamira Burley, Named One of Forbes 30 Under 30

LOT<sup>®</sup> Alum, Jamira Burley, Named One of Forbes 30 Under 30

We are proud of Jamira Burley, an NBMBAA® member and former Leaders of Tomorrow® participant, who was just named a Forbes 30 under 30. The dynamos and politicos on this list hold JDs from top law schools, have founded companies that want to automate due process, and play right hand to the most powerful people at every level of American society. Theirs are the young…

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Member Spotlight: Joseph V. Hill

LOT® Chapter: Philadelphia, 2005-2007 Occupation: Social Studies teacher [Teach for America], Wilmington, Del. Education: Bachelor’s degree in government and philosophy, Georgetown University, 2011 Best Memories: “Competing in the Case Competition in auditorium of Rice University, attending the 2008 Presidential Debate at Howard University with Leonard James and going to Dallas and Houston.” LOT® Accomplishments: Coming in second place in the LOT® Case Competition. Dream Job:…

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Member Spotlight: Nicole Dickelson

LOT® Chapter: Washington, D.C., 2001-2004 Occupation: Special Advisor to the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health, Department of Health & Human Services Education: Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, 2010, bachelor’s degree in sociology, Spelman College, 2008 magna cum laude, Spelman College, 2008 Best Memories: “Served as the student president and CEO of the Washington, D.C. chapter…

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Member Spotlight: Jamira Burley

LOT® Chapter: Philadelphia, 2005-2007 Occupation: Executive Director, City of Philadelphia Youth Commission Education: Bachelor’s degree in International Business and Legal Studies, Temple University Best Memories: “I delivered the Keynote Address at the LOT® National Business Case Competition in Florida. I was asked to serve as a mentor for the NBMBAA® Conference in Atlanta to assist with the LOT® portion of the conference.” LOT® Accomplishments: “Using…

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Member Spotlight: Kristen Brown

Dallas Chapter LOT, 2008-2012 Occupation: “Possibly as a marketing manager or owning my own consulting business.” Education: Currently at Syracuse University, with a double major in marketing and advertising Best Memory: “My best moment was when I was elected LOT® national president and CEO in Atlanta.” LOT® Accomplishments: “When my team won first-place with the Case Competition for the first time, because we had lost…

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Member Spotlight: Ian Bridges

Ian Bridges, LOT® Luminary Detroit LOT® Chapter, 2006-2008 Occupation: Teach for America educator, Detroit Education: Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude, Morehouse College, 2012 Best Memories: Case Competition participant during summer 2007, meeting mentor Dimitrius Hutcherson at the 2007 national conference, being acknowledged by local LOT® chapter for receiving Morehouse College academic scholarship LOT® Accomplishments: Case Competition participant in 2007, NBMBAA® Lot scholarship recipient,…

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