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We welcome you to get involved with the NY Metro Chapter of the National Black MBA. Look through our committees and find one that interests you. Join one, or contact to get more information, using the form to the right!

Gala/Fundraising

Executes an annual high-visibility, premier fundraising event for the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association. The Gala honors outstanding undergraduate and graduate students with scholarships and recognizes community and civic leaders in New York.

Community Relations

Encourages Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association’s members and corporate partners to “face the challenge” of strengthening Harlem, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Bronx communities via public service involvement. Improve the Chapter’s image as a community-partner committed to providing career development assistance.

Corporate Relations

Identifies corporate partners and works toward meeting their needs in the area of recruitment, community involvement, mentoring and corporate imaging. The committee also leads the efforts to provide funding for scholarships, local programs, the annual national conference, and local underwriting opportunities.

Creative

Provides overall creative direction for Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association. Develops concepts and creates detailed designs for all online assets and print materials. Maintains and extends the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association look and feel, brand identity and style guidelines. Collaborates with Marketing to present information in clean, clear, consistent and visually compelling ways.

Cultural Affairs

Provides opportunities for members to socialize and network within the organization and Metro New York community. The committee is charged with developing and maintaining relationships with other local organizations and enhancing membership’s awareness of local cultural activities.

Economic Development

Develops programs to assist the Metro NY African American community with local business education and training, and provides technical assistance to businesses to build capacity. The committee seeks to develop innovative ways to link local entrepreneurs with the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association’s corporate partners. The committee supports established local organizations in promoting economic reinvestment initiatives.

Employment

Connects the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association’s constituents with job opportunities and provides career guidance and development, mentoring and networking channels through informative programs and services. Seeks to brand the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association as the “premier” business organization/channel for identifying qualified African American candidates for executive-level job opportunities, and to become the leader in providing career connections (mentoring) and networks to business professionals.

Finance

Maintains accurate records of the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association’s finances. Develops strategic financial management plan for the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association including investment strategy; growth targets and scenario plans.

MENTORING (LEADERS OF TOMORROW / C.A.S.H. MENTORING PROGRAM)

The goal of the College Awareness Symbolizes Hope Program is to provide African American high school students with awareness of the economic and social advantages of graduating from high school and continuing their education.

Marketing

Promotes the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association to prospective members, members and corporate partners; establishes and maintains “brand recognition” and ensures consistent positive image to the public.

Membership

Develops strategies to increase and maintain the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association’s membership. Engages our members to participate in Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association activities and communicates our vision to become the premiere organization for economic, social and political empowerment in New York.

Mentoring

Develops strategies to increase and maintain the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association’s mentor program in New York.

Programs

Assists all Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association committees with event implementation to improve the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association’s level of service and quality in delivering programs. Centralize the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association’s event/program logistics. Ensures that a positive and professional image is presented at all events.

Public Relations

Enhances the image and visibility of the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association. Promotes all events and programs through email, social media, local radio stations, television, and newspapers. Maintains strategic relationship with the local and national media. Creates and updates the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association press kit, as needed.

Scholarship/Awards & Student Relations

Educates high school, undergraduate and graduate students about scholarship opportunities offered at both the national and local Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association levels. In addition, the committee pairs students with members and corporate sponsors who offer career guidance.

Website

Updates and maintains the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association’s website. Services members, students and the community at large by posting the Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association’s activities, and services corporate partners by providing additional avenues of exposure to the membership. Promotes revenue generation via web-based advertising and employment job posting campaigns.

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