ATLANTA, GA - Recognizing high school and college students for their outstanding achievements,The National Black MBA Association Atlanta Chapter, just named 2010 chapter of the year at the national convention, will celebrate its 26th Anniversary Scholarship Luncheon on Friday, October 15 from 11:30 AM until 1:30 PM. The Hyatt Regency Atlanta is the location where $20,000 in scholarships will be awarded and internationally known best selling author Lisa Nichols is the keynote speaker.
"Building Bridges To Brilliance" is the theme of this afternoon's program where scholarships will be awarded to high school, undergraduate, MBA and PhD students. The event will also recognize an Education Partner of the Year while showcasing the talents of Leaders of Tomorrow and saluting corporate partners.
Hosts of the luncheon are Frank Ski, V103 FM morning radio personality and Karyn Greer, anchor/reporter WXIA TV 11.
Adding to the excitement of the program will be keynote speaker, Lisa Nichols, best-selling author, public speaker, coach and charismatic teacher. Lisa has reached millions, both nationally and internationally with her powerful message of empowerment, service, excellence and gratitude. An accomplished author, Lisa penned two of the best-selling “Chicken Soup for the Soul” books as well as her newest book “No Matter What”; but it was her participation in the self-development phenomenon, "The Secret", that catapulted her popularity across the globe. Garnering its success, Lisa has appeared on the “Oprah Winfrey Show", “Extra", “Larry King Live” and on NBC’s Emmy Award-Winning Show, “Starting Over.”
Celebrating its thirtieth anniversary as a chapter and having awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships over the years, the NBMBAA Atlanta Chapter is proud to continue its tradition of supporting deserving students to reach their goal for higher education.
About National Black MBA Association, Atlanta Chapter:
Established in 1970, the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) is a non-profit organization of minority MBAs, business professionals, entrepreneurs and MBA students. The National Black MBA Association is dedicated to developing partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the black community. The Atlanta Chapter’s mission is aligned with that of the national organization and focuses on Higher Education, Career/Professional Development and Entrepreneurship. Charmaine Ward is president of the Atlanta Chapter, boasting more than 800 members. The Atlanta Chapter meets on the fourth Monday of the month at the Fulton County Government Building.