National Society of Hispanic MBAS Awards over $1 Million to Hispanic Students Pursuing MBA
DALLAS, TX – The National Society of Hispanic MBAs, the nation’s most prestigious Hispanic organization promoting higher education, announced today it will award more than $1 million in scholarships to 256 Hispanic students in 26 states, including District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, pursuing a master of business administration.
“For 15 years, the National Society of Hispanic MBAs with the support of our valued corporate partners have paved the way for Hispanics to pursue a master of business administration,” said Lourdes M. Hassler, CEO, NSHMBA. “We are proud of the over one-million dollar landmark; however, we are more proud of the effect these students will have on the landscape of business schools and corporations around the country.”
Students receiving scholarships from NSHMBA will be recognized at the Procter & Gamble Scholarship Luncheon held during the 17th Annual Conference and Career Expo, October 26-28 at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, OH.
NSHMBA’s 17th Annual Conference and Career Expo “Embracing Our Heritage and Bridging Our Future,” anticipate an attendance of over 7000. Top Hispanic talent interacts with the country’s leading companies, searching for the best to fill their company’s most important positions. Visit www.nshmba.org or to contact NSHMBA, call 877-467-4622.
The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) was created in 1988 as a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization. Widely known as the “Premier Hispanic Organization,” NSHMBA serves 29 chapters and 6,000 members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. It exists to foster Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development. NSHMBA works to prepare Hispanics for leadership positions throughout the U.S., so that they can provide the cultural awareness and sensitivity vital in the management of the nation’s diverse workforce.
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