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.
Robin Allen ‘04
Candace Armand ‘10
Karen Carroll Bennett ‘89
Jenny Estevez ’08
Katrina Fludd ’08, M’10
Leticia Stallworth ‘99
Dexter Williams M’98
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A workshop and networking social brings together alumni and current students for the combination of a topical speaker/panel presentation, brainstorming, recruitment for subcommittee members for the annual 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 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 and Daymond John, FUBU & ABC’s Shark Tank. The conference also offers 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. Click here for conference details and to register.