Diversity Organizations and Events
Below is a list of diversity advocacy organizations intended for MBA students and professionals. These organizations are inclusionary and welcome all MBA students to join regardless of background, ethnicity, race or orientation.
Taking Leadership to New Heights, the National Association of Asian MBAs (NAAMBA) is a 501 © (3) non-profit, professional organization, established in 2010 with the mission to empower and advance Pan-Asian professionals globally!
MBA Women International is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering female business professionals to propel more women into leadership positions in corporate America and to enhance the diversity of the nation‘s workforce. Our focus is on the development of early to mid-career stage professionals. We serve three related client groups: female MBA students, female business professionals, and employers.
Established in 1970, the National Black MBA Association is dedicated to develop partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the black community. In partnership with over 400 of the country’s top business organizations, the association has inroads into a wide range of industries as well as the public and private sector. Yet all of NBMBAA’s partners have one thing in common: they are all committed to the organization’s goals and values.
The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) is the premier Hispanic business organization dedicated to building and advancing Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development. Recognized as the nation’s most prestigious Hispanic organization, NSHMBA has 37 chapters in the U.S. and Puerto Rico serving nearly 15,000 members since 1988.
Reaching Out MBA has a singular purpose to empower LGBT MBA students to become professionals who will lead the way to equality in business education, in the workplace, and throughout society.
SAMBAA is the premier association that connects South Asian MBAs and business professionals worldwide; the organization was founded to help develop and mentor a future leadership that understands South Asian business. SAMBAA membership is open to all MBAs and business professionals with interest in South Asia.
- National Association of Asian MBAs 5th Annual Leadership Conference & Expo – September 19-21, 2013, New York, NY
- National Black MBA Association 35th Annual Conference & Exposition – September 10-14, 2013, Houston, TX
- NSHMBA 23rd Annual Conference & Career Expo – October 10-12, 2013, San Antonio, TX
- MBA Women International Leadership Conference & Career Fair – Fall 2013, Boston, MA
- Reaching Out LGBT MBA Conference – October 17-19, 2013, New Orleans, LA