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Friday, September 11, 2009

Hispanic Heritage Month: Moving Forward with NSHMBA NY

September is BUSY and busy is GOOD! We like to keep ourselves and you busy at the National Society of Hispanic MBAs and have therefore created a full agenda for the next few months.

September is not only considered to be "Back to School" month, but it also marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month. In keeping with our Heritage’s positive outlook on life, this year's National Conference's theme is THINK AHEAD, MOVE FORWARD, therefore, we have an array of FORWARD moving and thinking events scheduled for September and beyond.

We start with our Second Night of Entrepreneurship on September 17th at the Harvard Club of New York City. This event is proudly sponsored by State Farm. As of right now, it appears this event is at full capacity! Wonderful news for those who registered; those who didn't get to register - what were you waiting for?! Well, although there will not be a waiting list for this event, we have a few others you can attend and should register for right away, before they too fill to capacity.

On September 19th, Fordham University is the proud sponsor and host of this year’s NSHMBA NY Pre-Conference Event. Featuring recruiters from: L’Oreal, Unilever, Federal Reserve Bank of NY and many more, this program is designed to help you to impress recruiters by fine-tuning your interviewing skills, utilizing personal branding tools and by receiving advice & constructive criticism on your resume. Plus, learn tips to navigate the over 300 companies at the ‘09 National Conference & Career Expo. Meet and interact with the panelists, MBA recruiters, as well as experienced professionals prior to attending the ‘09 National Conference & Career Expo. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

The Keynote Speaker for this event is Charles P. Garcia, Managing Director,
Merchant Banking Division Cabrera Capital Markets L.L.C, company he successfully sold recognized by Inc. magazine as the #8 fastest growing privately held company in the country. Best Selling Author of Message from Garcia and Leadership Lessons of the
White House Fellows
. Sits on Board of Directors of Fortune 500 companies.

Next on our agenda for September is the launch of a new program which highlights vital information for our community from NSHMBA’s “Business Journal of Hispanic Research”. The first of its kind, world-class NSHMBA’s Speakers Series will have a positive impact for our members, partners and business community. JPMorgan Chase Adelante & NSHMBA Speakers Series –the forum will feature key journal authors and subject matter experts in business, finance, education and key industry

Speakers Series Keynote Speaker, Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, is the current anchor and reporter for CNBC’s Business Day programming, previously was co-anchor of "Worldwide Exchange”, CNBC’s first global daily business news program utilizing the resources of CNBC, CNBC Europe and CNBC Asia. She was also the co-anchor of the second hour of CNBC’s "Morning Call" and anchored CNBC’s "Wake Up Call". Ms. Caruso-Cabrera writes a personal finance column for Shape en EspaƱol focusing on issues of particular importance to Latinas.

The last event for the month of September is the NSHMBA’s Pre-Conference 2009 & LINC Conference: LEAD WHERE YOU ARE CONFERENCE, which will take place on September 25 in Rochester. NSHMBA NY Chapter & SHPE Pre-Conference Event and the LINC Conference collaborate to provide opportunities for MBA Students and Professionals for career development. This program is designed to help you to impress recruiters by fine-tuning your interviewing skills, utilizing personal branding tools and by receiving advice and constructive criticism on your resume. Learn the skills necessary to make your resume stand out from the rest, impress decision makers with your interview and secure a job offer!

This unique setting will provide the opportunity for students and local professionals to connect. All participants will have the opportunity to network with recruiters and gain necessary skills and know how to obtain the ideal career opportunity. Workshop facilitators and Invited guest include HR contacts and Business Owners.

For MBA students, we will prepare you for the National Conference. MBA students also have the opportunity to make connections for internships, mentorships and/or career opportunities.
For Professionals, we will provide leadership skill building workshops. Workshops and Keynote speaker will provide guidance in expertise career pathing.

If you think September is hectic, you should see what we have scheduled for October, more details to follow!

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