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Association of Hispanic and Black Business Students (AHBBS)

The Association of Hispanic and Black Business Students (AHBBS) is a student organization devoted to enhancing the NYU Stern student experience through professional development, community building and social networking.  AHBBS is open to all Stern students who share an interest in business programs that relate to Black and Hispanic cultures.

Engage current NYU Stern students, alumni and administrators to see if Stern is the right program for you

NYU Stern MBA Admissions partners with the Association of Hispanic & Black Business Students (AHBBS) to host events throughout the year:
  • Discover Stern Fall Diversity Weekend takes place annually in October. This invitation-only event offers the opportunity to meet Stern students, alumni and administrators, and receive valuable tips for preparing a competitive application. Discover Stern 2016 was held on Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8.
  • MBA Admissions invites select applicants to the MBA program to participate in Stern Perspectives Diversity Interview Day, a unique opportunity to complete your Stern admissions interview, attend a Stern class and engage with Stern students and alumni. Stern Perspectives is typically held each February and is by invitation only.

Stern partners with organizations dedicated to fostering diversity in business leadership

CGSM Logo Stern is a member of The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, an alliance of business schools and corporations dedicated to reducing the serious under-representation of African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans in business. We encourage all eligible candidates to apply via The Consortium application process. View the many benefits of applying to NYU Stern through The Consortium.
MLT Logo Stern partners with Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), a 9-12 month program that helps young professionals apply successfully to leading graduate business schools. Learn more about the benefits of participating in MLT. The MBA Prep 2018 application is now available.
NBMBAA Logo 3 Stern participates in the annual conference of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), and many Stern students are members of the organization.
[FTMBA] Prospanica logo Stern participates in the annual conference of Prospanica, and we count numerous members among our students.
Toigo Foundation Logo Stern partners with the Robert Toigo Foundation, an organization that provides an MBA Fellowship and career preparation for candidates committed to careers in finance. Learn more about the Toigo MBA Fellowship.
GradHorizonsLogo Stern is a partner school and participant in Graduate Horizons, which supports the higher education of Native American students by providing graduate admissions workshops to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students/participants from across the nation.

NYU Stern Emphasizes that Diversity & Inclusion are Part of “EQ”

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NYU celebrated Ally Week to promote the practice of “Allyship,” defined as the active and consistent practice of unlearning and re-evaluating beliefs and actions, as a person seeks to work in solidarity with a marginalized individual or group of people

Admissions Contact

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Laura Berk
Associate Director, MBA Admissions and Diversity Recruiting

Jennifer Meacham, MBA 2015, Named one of Poets & Quants Best MBAs

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Jennifer Meacham, MBA Class of 2015 and outgoing president of AHBBS, named by Poets & Quants as one of the "Best & Brightest MBAs".

Words of Wisdom from Dean Henry: EQ Is Your Competitive Advantage

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Read more about Dean Henry's recent interview with The Consortium