12 Professional Organizations for African Americans

July 19, 2013  |  

Professional organizations in your field of focus, study or work could afford you many more opportunities then just “climbing the corporate ladder.” With perks like networking, leadership programs, scholarships and paid career programs, joining a professional organization could be just the association you need to reach the next level in your career.

Here are 12 professional organizations specifically for African-Americans and professional and student minorities that are nationally recognized and could prove to be beneficial to your success!

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  • Shemeka Brathwaite

    I think that this list is a great start and believe in the power of networking/professional development opportunities within associations. I would encourage people to research and learn more information on the many other professional associations not listed in this article.

  • JHJ

    Why did this article leave off the National Bar Association (lawyers) and National Medcal Association (doctors)? Very strange….

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  • NaturalJem

    Yes NABA!! “Lifting as we climb”

  • Michelle

    Ummm …Where is NBLSA…?

  • cryssi

    Yay NSBE!!!