Professional Orgs | Black Community

A professional organization offers a variety of benefits to students, entry-level employees, and experts in their fields. Memberships often provide access to exclusive events, valuable resources, networking, and look excellent on your resume.


The NAACP is one of the nation’s most recognizable civil rights organizations comprised of a community of people supporting “justice and equality.” A membership to the NAACP not only allows you to show your commitment to advocating for the Black community to others, it provides you access to national events, conferences, training, and more.


The American Association for Access, Equity, and Diversity is a network of individuals committed to “equal opportunity, affirmative action, human resource, diversity professionals, and affirmative action advocates.” Members receive discounts on annual conferences, professional workshops, and more.

National Black MBA Association, Inc.

The National Black MBA Association focuses on education and financial health for “groups historically underrepresented in business and entrepreneurship.” Undergraduates and graduates receive deeply discounted memberships that provide them with access to professional development, career conferences, scholarships, and more.