Black Alumni Affinity
The Babson Black Alumni Affinity strives to maintain the bond between the alumni, the current students, and the college community. The group works closely with the Black Student Union (BSU), the Office of Diversity, and the Alumni & Friends Network to offer networking, mentoring, and programs, including the annual Black Alumni Affinity Conference.
Candace Armand ‘10
Jenny Estevez ’08
Robin Allen ‘04
Leticia Stallworth ’99. M’13
Dexter Williams M’98
Katrina Fludd ’08, M’10
Shaina Silva ‘08
Phyleka Rogers ‘13
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A networking social brings together alumni and current students for the combination of brainstorming, recruitment for subcommittee members for the annual Conference, promotion of the Conference and purposeful networking in a social setting.
A recent tradition initiated and hosted by Amanda Andrade-Strong ’87, Overseer, to introduce current women students to successful alumnae in the Boston area.
Annual Black Alumni Affinity Conference
This theme-driven conference, to be held on February 28 and March 1, 2014 designed by a committee of alumni, current students, faculty, and administrators present a program of professional development and networking. Recent keynote speakers have included Angela Guy, Softsheen-Carson/ L’Oreal; Michael Robinson, Microsoft; Gary Lamont ’72, ING, Daymond John, FUBU & ABC’s Shark Tank, and Juliette Mayers Blue Cross Blue Shield and the author of “A Black Women’s Guide to networking: Advancing Your Career, Grow your Business”. The conference also offers Faculty speakers and panels of successful alumni and industry experts on current and relative topics. The Black Alumni Achievement Award is presented, and the event closes with a networking reception followed by dinner hosted by the Undergrad Black Student Union and The Babson Black MBAs .