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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.

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3 Things Standing Between You and Perfect Health

July 23, 2013 | 14,403

( A baby is given its health by nature, as a birthright. This perfect state will remain until we interfere with it. That “interference” is just another word for “living your life.” How you live today either causes your health … Read More


July 17, 2013 | 14,360

(Elle) In Leslie Bennetts’ long career interviewing famous women, only one—one—has ever admitted to being ambitious. Why are women so afraid to say they want power and so unwilling to plot a course to get it?

Here’s an experiment: Ask … Read More

VCs don’t have a bias against women entrepreneurs; we’re just bad at pitching

July 16, 2013 | 14,096

(Venture Beat) Do Silicon Valley VCs have a negative bias against women entrepreneurs, making it more difficult for them to raise venture capital than men?

If you look at the statistics, it would seem so. Women entrepreneurs raise just 4.2 percent of overall venture … Read More

Hayley Barna & Katia Beauchamp, Birchbox Founders, On Starting A Business With Your Best Friend

July 15, 2013 | 13,960

(HuffPost) Sometimes your best friend can also be your best business partner.

Hayley Barna and Katia Beauchamp met at Harvard Business School, and become close friends before launching monthly beauty-product subscription service Birchbox together in 2010. In an interview with Fox Business, the … Read More

URSULA BURNS: Seeking Perfect Work-Life Balance Is A ‘Fool’s Journey’

July 15, 2013 | 13,937

(Business Insider) Work-life balance and women in the workplace have become a hot topic after Sheryl Sandberg published Lean In, a book on the subject, and Marissa Mayer controversially recalled Yahoo’s remote workers, sparking the ire of some women.

Another of the world’s most prominent women … Read More

Billionaire Tory Burch’s Seven Lessons For Entrepreneurs

July 12, 2013 | 14,254

(ForbesWoman) Walk down any sidewalk from New York to Shanghai and you’ll see women wearing ballet flats with Tory Burch’s distinctive double-T logo. They’re also wearing her patterned tunics, handbags, clutches, and bold country club–chic pants, skirts, dresses, and tops. … Read More

A case for the “Alpha Female”

July 12, 2013 | 14,238

(Project Eve) Suzannah works in investment banking. She is on track for a senior role and intends to have a high 6 figure salary (at least) by the time she is 40. Her goal is to break through the glass … Read More

The World’s Most Powerful Black Women 2013

June 4, 2013 | 13,370

(Forbes Woman) A couple of weeks ago, FORBES published its 2013 annual list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women. Of the 100 women featured, 11 are black, of whom 3 are Africans. They include political leaders, corporate executives, heads of … Read More

3 Tips for Succeeding in Digital Media “Like a Girl”

June 4, 2013 | 14,205

(ForbesWoman) Media has become “a new currency” in today’s interconnected world, according to Antonio Ruiz-Gimenez Jr, co-founder of PVBLIC Foundation. As a result, the global community transcends physical, cultural and national boundaries. We already know that women are the primary … Read More

Event Announcement

May 31, 2013 | 13,918

Many high-potential women of color fail to obtain executive positions, despite highly valuable skills sets, leadership experience, ambition and professional energy. Even the most talented of candidates are often unable to connect the dots of navigating corporate culture, missing the … Read More