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“DC NSHMBA: Connected to Powerful Resources”

As a chief professional body in the nation’s capital, the Washington, DC Chapter of NSHMBA’s primary mission is to be the chief connector to resources, information, and pathways to professional development for Hispanics in the DC Metropolitan area.  At the local level, the chapter is committed to increasing the number of Hispanic MBAs in the public sector and federal government. NSHMBA DC is an independent 501(c) (6) organization with membership of more than 1,300 professionals and a network of over 1,500 supporters including MBAs, entrepreneurs, and students.  For more information about our chapter, visit: NSHMBA DC.

NSHMBA - More than an MBA

  • NSHMBA is the primary Hispanic business organization dedicated to building and advancing Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development.
  • Actively working to develop Hispanic business professionals for 25 years, NSHMBA has awarded more than $9 million in educational scholarships that have changed the lives of more than 2,500 individuals. NSHMBA has 39 chapters in the U.S. and Puerto Rico serving over 25,000 members since 1988.
  • NSHMBA works to prepare Hispanics for leadership positions throughout the U.S., so that they can provide the cultural awareness and sensitivity vital in the management of the nation's diverse workforce.
  • Join one of the largest Hispanic professional networks in the country today and take advantage of cost-effective anniversary year prices—visit for more information on becoming a member today.

NSHMBA’s vision focuses on:

  1. Increasing the number of Hispanics graduating from MBA schools through scholarships, awareness programs, and mentorship,
  2. Enhancing career management opportunities for Hispanic MBAs-- from school to leadership positions--through job placement and world-class professional development,
  3. Becoming the partner of choice for organizations seeking to hire and develop Hispanic talent
  4. Recruiting and retaining as life-long members a majority of Hispanic MBAs

Welcome our newest NSHMBA DC Board Members...

Fernanda Tapia

Vice President of Marketing

Oscar M. Trejo, Jr.

Vice President of Digital
Content & Social Media

Astrada, JD, MBA

Chair of Corporate Relations

Lida Rippe, MBA

Chair of Digital Content & Social Media

Alain Parcan

Chair of Marketing

NSHMBA DC Partnership Opportunities

NSHMBA's Washington DC Chapter is the Premier Hispanic Professional MBA Organization in the nation’s capital, with over 300 members and a network of over 1000 professionals. We strive to make an immediate impact on the development and visibility of Hispanic professionals, MBAs, and students in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

We capitalize on our location—a crossroad of private, public and government sectors—to create opportunities aimed at increasing the recruitment, leadership development, and promotion of Hispanic business professionals and entrepreneurs in our region.

The Washington DC Chapter’s Corporate Relations unit has created new strategies to promote NSHMBA’s mission -- "To be the partner of choice for organizations seeking to hire and develop Hispanic talent.” 
We believe you will find NSHMBA partnership beneficial for your organization, both now and in the future.

Contact the VP of Corporate Relations today to schedule a meeting, conference call or to get more information. Learn more about what NSHMBA DC can do to support your organization's diversity and inclusion goals and needs.




Congratulations DC for
Chapter of the year!


The Washington DC Chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs won 3rd place in Tier 1 of the 2013 chapters of the year.  The chapter is recognized for their constant dedication, passion and hard work. The chapter continuously demonstrate the vital behaviors that move our mission forward of being the premier organization for Hispanic business professionals.


NSHMBA is Proud to Announce Two NEW Scholarships Designed Just for You!

GMAT Scholarship Award 

Conference Scholarship Award


Save the Date!

2014 NSHMBA Annual Conference & Career Expo
 "Opportunities & Success”

Philadelphia Convention Center & Marriott Downtown Philadelphia
September 24-27, 2014


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Upcoming Events
2014 NSHMBA DC Annual Career Management Program
Friday, September 05, 2014

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