National Black MBA Association
The Vanderbilt Chapter of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) was chartered during the fall of 2009. NBMBAA’s mission is to identify and increase the amount of African-American talent for business, public, private, and non-profit sectors. Established in 1970, NBMBAA is a non-profit, professional membership organization with minority undergraduates pursuing careers in the business sector, graduates with MBAs, advance degrees, business professionals, entrepreneurs and graduate students.
The purpose of the Vanderbilt University Collegiate Chapter of the National Black MBA Association shall be:
- To align those Vanderbilt undergraduates interested in careers within the various aspects of business and it’s applications with one another for support and guidance;
- To provide programming that will educate the membership as well as the Vanderbilt community on the adversities and opportunities of the Black business student/professional and will prepare its members for graduate business programs and career paths;
- To provide its members with a source of networking and mentorship inside and outside of the National Black MBA Association;
- To evolve membership into professional men and women by developing and/or sharpening business etiquette, communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills, as well as personal accountability.
For more information, contact chapter President, Cierra Lockett at Cierra.L.Lockett@vanderbilt.edu