PARTNERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS
The following organizations focus on supporting VSB students on business-oriented subjects.
Forté Foundation is a nonprofit consortium of leading companies and top business schools working together to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, opportunities and a community of successful women.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK ACCOUNTANTS (NABA)
NABA, Inc. is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for Black Business Leaders in accounting, finance business, and entrepreneurship. Representing more than 200,000 Black Business Leaders in these fields, NABA advances people, careers, and the mission by providing education, resources, and meaningful career connections to professional and student members
THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DIVERSITY OFFICERS IN HIGHER EDUCATION (NADOHE)
The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) is the preeminent voice for chief diversity officers. It leads the national and international conversation on diversity, equity, and inclusion in postsecondary education. Ultimately, it investigates, influences, and innovates to transform higher education so inclusive excellence thrives at the core of each institution worldwide.
NATIONAL BLACK MBA® ASSOCIATION
The National Black MBA Association is the premier business association serving Black professionals. The organization seeks to lead the creation of education, wealth building and growth opportunities for those historically underrepresented throughout their careers as students, entrepreneurs and professionals.
THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR FACULTY DEVELOPMENT & DIVERSITY (NCFDD)
The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of faculty, postdocs, & graduate students from over 450 colleges and universities.
The PhD Project was founded in 1994 with the goal of diversifying corporate America by diversifying the role models in the front of classrooms.
Prospanica has advocated for Hispanic business professionals. Since their founding as the National Society of Hispanic MBAs in 1988, they have hosted annual career and professional development conferences, connecting thousands of Hispanics to graduate programs, subject matter experts, corporations, and one another.
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness; demonstrate courage; experience joy; and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
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“Each of us had something to learn from others and something to teach in return.”
- St. Augustine
“Embracing all with mutual respect leads to rich discussions, broader perspectives that in turn bring all together in any environment to achieve together.”
Michele Etzel ’87 VSB
Chair, Dean’s Advisory Council;
CEO, National Enterprise Solutions;
CFO, National Graphics Inc.