Who We Are
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Over the past 45 years, the NBMBAA® has grown from a two-day conference at the University of Chicago to one of the country’s largest professional, minority organizations with:

9,000+ members
45 professional chapters
35 Leaders of Tomorrow® (LOT®) programs
Over 300 corporate partners

The organization is dedicated to developing partnerships that create intellectual and economic wealth in the Black community through its five channels of engagement: career, education, entrepreneurship, leadership and lifestyle.

We’ve awarded over $5 million dollars in scholarships to deserving youth and minority students. We strive to increase awareness and facilitate access to graduate and business education programs within management fields.

Our Members

We provide innovative programs that stimulate intellectual and economic growth for our members–a pool of highly educated and professional Black professionals. Our membership demographics include:

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Our Programming

Alliance Partnerships

Annual NBMBAA Conference
The National Black MBA Association® Annual Conference and Exposition is one of the largest professional development and job recruitment events in the nation. Each year, this successful affair attracts more than 9,000 business-minded attendees who are fascinated to know about topics including career, education, entrepreneurship, lifestyle and leadership.

BoardNet USA
This service is free to all NBMBAA members. The search process is enabled by powerful technology that helps BoardNet candidates and organizations screen for particular attributes, skills, locations and other data that meets their needs

Career Success Network
Jobseekers can find robust tools for creating a personal presentation for any potential employer. Employers get access to potential employees!

CertifiNOW Project Management Certification
If you need to pass the PMP® or CAPM® exam and you want to get the best project management learning experience , then CertifiNOW™ is the right choice for you.

Collegiate College Program
Program encourages and supports young African-Americans who are interested in pursuing careers in management

GMAT Test Prep
The Princeton Review Foundation helps you put your best foot forward as you prepare to take the GMAT®. Through our partnership with the Princeton Review Foundation, NBMBAA Members receive a discount on all Princeton Review's GMAT test prep courses and tutoring.

Leaders of Tomorrow
The National Black MBA Association® provides mentors who coach students in college preparation, academic success, leadership, public speaking, social engagement, networking, and goal setting to develop discipline, set and achieve high academic standards, and implement ways to serve their communities.

NBMBAA Case Competition
The NBMBAA welcomes graduate business students from the nation’s leading business schools as they compete for top ranking scholarship dollars. Students have the opportunity to analyze actual business cases and present their findings to judges ranging from senior level executives to representatives from top business schools from across the nation.

NBMBAA Scholarships
The National Black MBA Association® provides financial support to students pursuing careers in business, academia, and related professions.


The National Black MBA Association will be the premier business organization serving Black professionals


The National Black MBA Association leads in the creation of educational opportunities and economic growth for African-Americans. We serve to:

  • Provide innovative programs to stimulate their intellectual and economic growth
  • Build partnerships with key stakeholders who help facilitate this growth
  • Increase awareness and facilitate access to graduate management education programs and career opportunities in management fields

Core Values

With our core values at heart, empowering minority business professionals is an ongoing journey for NBMBAA – one that we value. We are committed to making a sustainable and impactful difference in the communities in which we empower, work, and serve.

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