June 06, 2011

UCLA Anderson to Co-Sponsor Hispanic MBA Conference

Event is the nation's largest career expo for Hispanic MBA professionals

LOS ANGELES -- The University of California MBA Programs, including UCLA Anderson School of Management, will be the lead academic sponsors of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) 22nd annual Conference and Career Expo from October 13-15, 2011 in Anaheim, CA. The conference, the nation's largest career expo for Hispanic MBA professionals, is expected to bring together 8,000 business students, professionals, and entrepreneurs, helping a professionally diverse group of MBA students connect with prospective employers and build promising careers. The three-day event, which is not limited to the Hispanic community, offers attendees a variety of opportunities and resources ranging from  professional development seminars and an exclusive executive forum to a career management center and an entrepreneurial success session.

In addition to UCLA Anderson, the MBA Programs from Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Riverside, and San Diego will be joint academic sponsors of the conference, whose theme will be "Accelerating Hispanic Business Talent."  This year's corporate sponsors include the Sara Lee Corporation and United Technologies Corporation. 

The National Society of Hispanic MBAs is a nonprofit organization with a focus on increasing the number of Hispanics graduating from business schools and enhancing their career opportunities. The 2011 Conference and Career Expo complements NSHMBA's efforts to foster Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development, while building professional connections and relationships within the Hispanic community. For more information, please visit http://nshmba.org.

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Media Relations, (310) 206-7537, media.relations@anderson.ucla.edu

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