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Black MBA Women

Black MBA Women

Black MBA Women is a diversified media platform offering community, career development and content for black women from top business schools. Our network consists of established and emerging women business leaders, top-tier MBA candidates and alumnae, organizational and corporate partners.

Posts By Black MBA Women

Public Colleges Pull Need-Based Funding for Poor Students

September 14, 2013 | 13,781

(DiversityInc) Public colleges and universities were established largely as a way to provide an affordable education. But analysis of new data shows that many public schools are pricing themselves out of the picture for students who need it the most: … Read More

Women of Color Strive for Firmer Political Foothold

September 14, 2013 | 13,875

(The Boston Globe) One recent evening, dozens of women gathered in the basement of a Back Bay restaurant. They were there to celebrate: More women of color are running for office this year in Massachusetts — 35 — than ever … Read More

Event Announcement

September 11, 2013 | 13,839


Black MBA Women invites you to join Stacy Brown-Philpot, Chief Operating Officer of TaskRabbit for the first San Francisco Beyond the Boardroom Dinner. Reap the professional and personal benefits of intimate and inspiring career conversations with influential … Read More

Why You Need A Sponsor — Not A Mentor — To Fast-Track Your Career

September 10, 2013 | 13,641

(BusinessWeek) If you thought finding and cultivating a mentor with clout would be your key to career success, you were dead wrong.

Mentors may offer an open door and helpful guidance, but little more. To win, you need a sponsor, … Read More

Women: Let’s Stop Allowing Race and Age to Divide Us

August 26, 2013 | 13,775

(Harvard Business Review Blog) When we talk about the barriers that prevent female leaders from getting to the top, we often ignore one uncomfortable truth: women often let their racial and generational biases prevent them from helping each other.

“I’m … Read More

7 Habits of Highly Successful Women in the Future of Work

August 12, 2013 | 13,768

(Huffington Post) How often in our careers do we get to say “I love my job”? Well, I can honestly say that I love my job, largely because what I do is try and help other people love their jobs. … Read More

Are Women and Minority Leaders Set Up to Fail?

August 8, 2013 | 13,895

(Associations Now) Diversity at the top is rare, and so is strong support for those leaders once they become CEOs. A close look at your board makeup can help.

We know that associations struggle to promote women and minorities to … Read More

Where Are All The Women Tech Entrepreneurs?

August 2, 2013 | 13,874

(Forbes Women) At my one-year business school reunion back in May, I pitched at the startup showcase. Of the 20 pitches, 3 were women founders. This is not a new situation. At entrepreneur events, I’m frequently one of a handful … Read More

Women at Business School: Jennifer Wynn

July 29, 2013 | 13,859

(Financial Times) Jennifer Wynn is an MBA student at New York University Stern School of Business and a founding teacher of the Achievement First East New York Middle School, a charter school in Brooklyn where she served as dean of … Read More

An Entrepreneur Tells All: How To Make A Career Pivot

July 26, 2013 | 13,764

(Forbes) As a founder of the online hiring resource HireArt, where we vet hundreds of candidates each month for companies as varied as Cisco to JDate , I’ve spoken to dozens of people who are unhappy in their careers and want to change course. Lawyers … Read More