Identity> Black Business Students Association (BBSA)

The UCLA Anderson Black Business Students Association (BBSA) aims to provide black and African-American students with support via workshops, social events and professional networking opportunities to prepare them for careers as future business leaders and to foster community within Anderson.


BBSA Officers


Jamie Henderson


Jennifer Obiyo


Esther Njuguna

VP of Admissions

Jason Coles

VP of Events

Charles Fields Jr.

VP of Partnerships

Kevin Murphy

VP of Partnerships

Patrick Franklin

VP of FEMBA Relations




Embracing Diversity
This is a professional conference for prospective and current students to learn about what diversity means at Anderson.

Allyship Panel
This is a workshop and discussion held in conjunction with Out@Anderson, the Anderson Latino Management Association and the Women’s Business Connection on how to be an ally to underrepresented groups.

Fall Retreat
This annual retreat provides an opportunity for first- and second-year students to get to know each other in an informal setting.

National Black MBA Association Conference
Each year, more than 10,000 professionals from around the world attend this annual conference and exposition presented by the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) and Prospanica. The 2018 conference will offer attendees a weeklong exploration of leadership, career opportunities and networking connections that enable professional development. BBSA members are encouraged to attend this conference and participate in the NBMBAA Case Competition. Support is provided if needed.

Black History Month Fireside Chat and Anderson Afternoons
This is one of the most highly attended fireside chats of the year. Members of the BBSA participate in a panel, taking a deep dive into various cultural topics with Anderson classmates and faculty. Afterwards, the BBSA hosts Anderson Afternoons, bringing unique cuisine to the Anderson community.


Connect with Us


For events, and further information please visit us on Campus Groups.