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Panel of National Thought Leaders Join Forces to Discuss Politics, Leadership, Community and More at NBMBAA® the Town Hall Luncheon Presented by Nationwide Insurance
HOUSTON, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Black MBA Association® is proud to present the 2013 NBMBAA® Town Hall Luncheon, sponsored by Nationwide Insurance, Thursday, September 12, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM CT at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. Held annually in conjunction with the 35th National Black MBA Association® Conference & Exposition, September 10 – 14, the interactive forum features a diverse panel of national thought leaders, historic game changers, and industry trailblazers.
Confirmed panelists include Attorney Benjamin Crump, Principal of Parks & Crump Law Firm and Bonnie St. John, the first African-American to win Olympic medals in ski racing. Star Jones, Chief Development Officer & National Spokesperson, National Association of Professional Women will serve as the moderator.
"In today's business environment, it's never been more relevant or appropriate to discuss the profile of 'Courageous Leadership'," said Jesse J. Tyson, NBMBAA® President and CEO. "With every conference, it has been our goal to equip attendees with a better understanding of self for accountability, capability and confidence to own their own success. We're also honored to have such an esteemed panel to shape the conversation with inspiring testimonies."
With the theme, "Courageous Leadership," the thought provoking dialogue will aim to educate, inspire and empower as panelists tackle today's issues while sharing personal anecdotes in the journey to success. The program will also feature special award presentations including the Silver Torch Award and the H. Naylor Fitzhugh Award. Individuals can follow the discussion live on Twitter using the hashtag #NationwideMBA35.
Media is invited to attend. Doors will open at 11:30 AM CT.
For media credentials and/or interview requests, please contact Chevonne Harris. Town Hall participants will be available immediately following discussion with credentialed media.
For a complete listing of scheduled events or to register for this year's conference, please visit http://www.nbmbaaconference.org.
Download the NBMBAA® conference app and plan your conference schedule. Users will receive daily updates, information on conference speakers and sessions, push notifications, social media and more.
Visit http://www.nbmbaa.org/docs/2013NBMBAAPreConferenceGuide.pdf to download the Pre-Conference Guide. Also, follow NBMBAA on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/nbmbaahq, and Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/nbmbaaHQ for daily updates.
About the National Black MBA Association, Inc.®
Established in 1970, the National Black MBA Association, Inc.® (NBMBAA®) is dedicated to developing partnerships that create intellectual and economic wealth in the black community through its five channels of engagement: education, career, leadership, entrepreneurship, and lifestyle. With 40-plus chapters, the NBMBAA® has over 10,000 members, and more than 450 corporate partners. NBMBAA® offers programs such as the Annual NBMBAA® Conference & Exposition, education programs, and career programs. For more information, visit www.nbmbaa.org.
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