The Alliance of Minority Business Students is a professional network of business students of all backgrounds who are committed to supporting diversity of minorities and underrepresented groups in Corporate America. We provide our members with the enrichment, support, and network necessary to become global business leaders while promoting the advancement of minorities in the broader business community.
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· Deliver key educational resources to our members to ensure academic success
· Expose & promote our membership to networks that will advance career growth
· Leverage our membership’s talents to meaningfully impact our UNC and local communities
· Provide platforms of social interaction to cultivate relationships among members and other peers
Harambee, Swahili for ‘coming together’ is a Kenyan tradition of community development self-help events. In this spirit of Harambee, since 1998 AMBS has organized an annual fashion show to raise funds for Global Scholars Academy. The show has united members of the UNC family along with other members of the broader community who share AMBS’ commitment to improving the educational opportunities of today’s youth. Why do we do it? For AMBS, business school is about more than our careers upon graduation. We also want to impact the North Carolina community as a whole. Institutions such as Global Scholars Academy provide a conduit through which we can help children who face difficult circumstances aspire to the highest levels of academic achievement.
Diverse voices are critical in the MBA learning experience and within every corporation. UNC Kenan-Flagler strives to enroll talented MBAs each year from all walks of life. With this goal in mind, the Alliance of Minority Business Students and the MBA Admissions offer an MBA preview weekend for prospective underrepresented minority prospective students. Every fall IKF brings 50 of the best and brightest young talent to UNC to immerse them in the MBA experience. IKF is one of the premier minority preview events in the country. Since 1987, IKF has provided interactive sessions, panels, workshops, social activities, and the opportunity for prospective students to engage with the MBA Admissions Committee, corporate sponsors, current students, faculty, and alumni.
MOD 1 2013
Diversity Conference Prep
National Black MBA Career Conference – September 10th – 14th in Houston, TX
Latin Night – Co-Sponsored with IBA
Finals Review Sessions for Core Classes
- National Society of Hispanic MBA (NSHMBA) Career Conference – Oct 10th – 12th
MOD 2 2013
- Networking Event with UNC Law School
MOD 3 2014
MOD 4 2014