National Black MBA Kentucky Chapter

Monthly News 
Issue: 15      
November 2013 
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The National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), Inc. Kentucky Chapter is a not-for-profit entity that has been organized to build the intellectual and economic development of the Black Community. The following newsletter provides monthly updates on upcoming chapter events, news, community involvement and member highlights.
"Redeem the Dream" Black Leaders in Louisville Metro Networking Mixer.


As a friend of the Kentucky Black MBA Association, you know the importance of having trustees who are invested in our community's shared future. You also understand the need to have new and diverse voices in the conversation.

You are invited to attend "Redeem the Dream" Black Leaders in Louisville Metro Networking Event, to connect with up-and-coming leaders at a restaurant in Fourth Street Live, Tengo Sed Cantina on November 7 from 6 - 8 p.m. Join us to meet and share your career path with young professionals now pursuing their dreams!

Come out and share your wisdom, knowledge and business acumen with Louisville's future. With your help we can all ensure our community's emerging leaders have connections essential to thriving in their careers and in the community.

Please RSVP at https://redeemthedream.eventbrite.com/



Thursday, November 7, 2013  



6:00pm - 8:00pm  



Tengo Sed Cantina

The Marquee Bar, part of Tengo Sed Cantina
(at Fourth Street Live)
432 S 4th St  
Louisville, KY 40202



Our partner organizations for the event include:  
The Louisville Urban League, University of Louisville, Who's Who Louisville: African American Profiles, Leadership Louisville, LG&E, UofL African-American Alumni Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council and PNC Bank.



Scholarship Opportunity


2013 LOT Scholarship: Applications are being accepted NOW!  

Deadline: November 29, 2013


The Kentucky Chapter of the National Black MBA Association, Inc. (NBMBAA) is proud to announce its 2013 Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship Program. This year the NBMBAA will award $2,000 in undergraduate and graduate scholarships to qualified minority students. The recipient of the scholarship will receive it for the spring 2014 semester.



The Scholarship Requirements:


  1. Applicants must be minority students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in the U.S., during the fall of 2013 or winter 2013 pursuing a degree. This includes current high school seniors who have applied for admission to an undergraduate institution.
  2. Applicants must submit a NO MORE THAN a 500 word essay using a courier 12-point font or the equivalent on the following topic: In past years, Congressional representatives have failed to work together and resolve important issues such as passing a working budget and raising the debt ceiling of the US government. Identify one of your Congressional representatives and in the form of a letter to him or her, explain how failing to work as a cohesive unit and raise the debt ceiling would affect your household and community. Suggest ways they can work together and prevent last minute disagreements in the future.
  3. Applicants must submit (with their completed application and essay) official stamped transcripts from their school.
  4. Applicants must submit a photograph (preferably 5x7 black-and-white) which will be used for public relations purposes.
  5. Applicants must submit a current resume.
  6. Applicants must submit ALL completed application materials to president@kyblackmba.org or mail to the Kentucky Chapter of NBMBAA P.O. Box 2953 Louisville, Kentucky 40201.
    All material must be received no later than November 29, 2013
  7. Recipients must agree to participate in limited public relations activities of the NBMBAA Louisville Chapter.
We invite you to take advantage of this great opportunity.  To receive a copy of the application or if you have any questions, please contact  president@kyblackmba.org.

Conference Update:


Mark Your Calendars: The NBMBAA 36th Annual Conference and Exposition  

will be September 16-20, 2014, in Atlanta, GA! 


We had a great time at the 35th Annual Conference in Houston this past September! Plans are already in the works for the 36th Annual Conference.   


Save the Date: The next conference will be held  September 16 - 20, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia! Mark you calendars! 



Upcoming Events

Thursday, Nov 7
Redeem The Dream Black Leaders Networking Mixer 
Location: Tengo Sed Cantina
6:00- 8:00pm

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