National Society of Hispanic MBAs Launches 25th Anniversary Celebration

Jan 10, 2013, 16:38 ET from National Society of Hispanic MBAs - National Office

Friday, January 18, 2013, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas

DALLAS, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) launches its 25th Anniversary celebration at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX on January 18, 2013.

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The day starts with NSHMBA's inaugural Multicultural and Multigenerational Forum, which will give managers and executives the opportunity to hear from renowned diversity experts. They will identify the challenges and benefits of the modern-day workforce: best practices, strategies, action plans and how to transform today's talent into inclusive leaders of the future.

"With four generations working side-by-side for the first time in history, and more cultural diversity than ever before, many companies struggle to manage this unique cultural and generational mix," said Manny Gonzalez, NSHMBA Chief Executive Officer. "As the premier organization for Hispanic business professionals, we are proud to present our inaugural Multicultural and Multigenerational Forum, which offers the insights and advice that professionals need to hear to ensure stability and stimulate innovation in the workplace."

Speakers include:

  • Audra M. Bohannon, Principal, Global Novations – author, business consultant, leader, coach and facilitator.
  • Isaias Zamarripa, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Darden – diversity initiatives specialist.
  • Luisa Kurtz, Vice President, Global Resources and Solutions Delivery, Global Novations – management consulting, design and facilitation expert.

In the evening, NSHMBA members, Fortune 500 partners, special guest Julian Castro, current mayor of San Antonio and Arthur Coulombe The Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman, and the NSHMBA Corporate Advisory Board will be celebrating NSHMBA's 25th anniversary at their free Kick-off event. Hear what NSHMBA has planned for this milestone year and share their exciting vision for 2013. Find out about NSHMBA's graduate business school scholarships, Women's Leadership Network, new member benefits, and its Annual Conference and Career Expo in San Antonio.

"We are excited to tell NSHMBA members and supporters our plans for 2013," said Manny Gonzalez, NSHMBA Chief Executive Officer. "Our 25th Anniversary year will offer world-class events, including the nation's largest Hispanic career expo being held in San Antonio, unique networking opportunities and new member benefits. We encourage everyone to join us to find out why NSHMBA is THE professional organization for today's Hispanics."

Free Kick-off event details are available online at Multicultural and Multigenerational Forum details and tickets are available online at

Tickets are valued at $250. Exclusive NSHMBA member pricing for the Multicultural and Multigenerational Forum is as follows: Executive members - free, other member levels - $45-$75, non-members - $250. Become an Associate member for free at to take advantage of the discounted rates.

About the National Society of Hispanic MBAs
The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) was created in 1988 as a nonprofit organization. Widely known as the "Premier Hispanic Organization," NSHMBA serves 39 chapters and more than 21,000 members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. NSHMBA is dedicated to building and advancing Hispanic leadership, advocating the pursuit of higher education and providing its members with world-class career management programs. For more information, visit

SOURCE National Society of Hispanic MBAs - National Office