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NBMBAA® Board Chairman Bruce Thompson Gives His Take On The 10 Things Recent Grads Must Do To Thrive in Their New Job

NBMBAA<sup>®</sup> Board Chairman Bruce Thompson Gives His Take On The 10 Things Recent Grads Must Do To Thrive in Their New Job

NBMBAA® Bruce Thompson, a senior executive at Arconic, #228 in this year’s Fortune 500 list, with $12.4 billion in revenue and over 40,000 employees, provides his take on this question. In this conversation, Bruce identifies 10 key tactics that professionals of color who are new hires can implement to ensure their success when starting a new […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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