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MBBA's (Co-Sponsor) A Meeting of the Minds: Affirmative Action & Corporate Diversity (Panel Discussion and Networking Reception)
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EST)
New York, NY
REGISTRATION LINK CLOSES TODAY, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2013 AT 3:00PM EST
The Metropolitan Black Bar Association, the National Association of Black Accountants, the National Society of Black Engineers, the Puerto Rican Bar Association, the Black MBA Association and the Dominican Bar Association along with Catalyst Network Foundation Inc. & Columbia University Black Alumni Council
"A Meeting of the Minds: Affirmative Action & Corporate Diversity" (Panel Discussion and Networking Reception)
Enjoy an engaging discussion on the importance of affirmative action, how affirmative action influences diversity in one's profession and corporate world and ask questions surrounding the topic of diversity in education and the workplace. Learn more about this important case as it relates to you; better understand affirmative action, corporate diversity in the professional world, become aware of the various professional organizations in college and post-college, interact with college and law students and develop potential mentorship relationships.
If you should have any questions regarding this program, please email R. Nadine Fontaine, President of the MBBA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Networking Reception to Follow Program. Music by DJ Financier. Complimentary Hors d'oeuvres.
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Metropolitan Black Bar Association
The purpose of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA), a unified citywide association of African-American and other minority lawyers, is to advance equality and excellence in the pursuit of justice, aid the progress of Blacks and other minorities in the profession, address legal issues affecting the citywide community, and foster the study of law by encouraging the personal and professional development of young lawyers and law students.
Founded on July 5, 1984, the Metropolitan Black Bar Association was created from the merger of the Harlem Lawyers Association, founded in 1921 and the Bedford Stuyvesant Lawyers Association, founded in 1933. As one of the largest organizations of Black attorneys in New York State, the MBBA continues the rich legacy of its two predecessor organizations by providing a voice for Black legal professionals in the communities it serves.
Today, the MBBA is comprised of mostly minority attorneys in large and small law firms, solo practitioners, all levels of government, academia, corporations, financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations and the judiciary.