NBMBAA Kentucky Chapter – Jun 2019 Newsletter

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KY Black MBA Third Thursday
career prep pillar

by National Black MBA Association – Kentucky Chapter

Networking Happy Hour

Thursday June 20th, 2019
 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

7900 Shelbyville Road
Louisville,  KY 40222

Join the Kentucky Chapter for a networking and fundraiser happy hour. A portion of all food purchases will be donated to the Kentucky Leaders of Tomorro® program and scholarship fund.

Third Thursdays are designed for you to get to know us in a relaxed environment and to provide quality networking and social outlets for both the young and the experienced professional.

The National Black MBA is open to all professionals from various backgrounds.

RSVP https://thirdthursdayjune19.eventbrite.com

LOT BBQ Fundraiser 2019KY Leaders of Tomorrow® BBQ Fundraiser 2019
by National Black MBA Association- Kentucky Chapter

 Food. Entertainment. Fun.

Saturday August 24th
11am- 5:00pm

George Rogers Clark Park Lodge

1024 Thurston Avenue

Louisville, KY 40217 

 Join the annual KY Leaders of Tomorrow® BBQ Fundraiser.  Established in 1970, the National Black MBA Association is dedicated to the core mission of increasing the intellectual and economic wealth of African Americans. The National Black MBA Association – Louisville Chapter (dba National Black MBA Association – Kentucky Chapter) is an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization that brings the national mission to the Commonwealth of Kentucky. 

 The Kentucky Leaders of Tomorrow® is a yearlong, after school program that serves as the primary means by which the Kentucky Chapter manifests the association’s mission for high school students by teaching them leadership, financial literacy, and college and career preparation. Additionally, two scholarships are awarded to participating students each year.

On the Menu

  • Meat: fried fish, BBQ ribs, chicken wings
  • Sides: baked beans, potato salad, green beans and mac and cheese
  • Options: soft drinks and desserts

Purchase Ticketshttp://lotbbq2019.eventbrite.com/

U of L Scholarship Opportunity

National Black MBA Association – Kentucky Chapter (KYNBMBAA) has a new scholarship for active members pursuing an MBA degree at University of Louisville (UofL).

KYNBMBAA and UofL’s School of Business have partnered to offer this unique opportunity for our valued members. This is a merit-based scholarship for enrolled MBA students who are actively involved in the chapter. The required criteria is below:

  • Recipients must be enrolled in the UofL MBA program
  • Recipients must be active members of KYNBMBAA for at least one year
  • Recipients must serve on the E-Board OR Committee for at least one year
  • Recipients must volunteer at at least one of KYNBMBAA events
  • Recipients must attend at least one of the following within the calendar year: Professional Development event, Third Thursday Happy Hour, and/or LOT session(s)
  • Scholarship dollars may only be applied against tuition for an MBA program at the University of Louisville.

Do not miss your chance to further your education, with the help of this scholarship! If you meet the criteria and are interested in learning more, please contact kynbmbaa@gmail.com.

NBMBAA  Conference Expo 2019NBMBAA’s 41st Annual Conference & Exposition is the premier conference for today’s black professionals.

The 41st Annual NBMBAA® Conference & Exposition convenes our members, corporate and university partners, and some of the world’s most sought after thought leaders at the George R. Brown Convention Center for a week of exploration in the areas of education, leadership, career opportunities, and networking connections that enable professional development. More than 10,000 professionals will travel to Houston this September to gain access to opportunities that only our national conference can offer. Will you be one of them?



At the National Black MBA Association®, our mission is to help promote educational and economic enrichment to students and professionals. The 41st Annual NBMBAA® Conference and Exposition hosted in Houston, Texas will focus on the power that each member possesses to control their professional destiny through focused planning and preparation. The conference tracks will be aligned to address leadership competencies needed to accomplish career goals and objectives. In addition, workshops and breakout sessions will provide key insights and learnings aligned with challenges that members are experiencing in corporate America. Each member will leave the 41st Annual NBMBAA® Conference and Exposition empowered to lead the planning and execution of a powerful future and equipped to succeed by garnering powerful tips, tools and resources. Don’t miss the opportunity to attend one of the most powerful NBMBAA®conferences yet!

Level up LOT® recruiting 2019What is the Leaders of Tomorrow® Program? 
Since its inception in 1991, the NBMBAA® Leaders of Tomorrow® Program has mentored more than 8,000 talented youth aspiring to leadership roles in professional fields. The LOT® Program is a comprehensive programmatic approach for providing leadership development  to high school students. The program is driven by mentoring across four developmental areas:

Leadership, Financial Literacy, College Preparations and Career Preparation.
The program offers participants resources, knowledge and opportunities in the way of mentoring relationships, scholarships, and internships.