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NSHMBA DC: 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.


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 26 years, NSHMBA has awarded more than $9 million in educational scholarships that have changed the lives of more than 2,500 individuals. NSHMBA has 40 chapters in the U.S. and Puerto Rico serving over 30,000 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 2015 Strategy:

Vision: Be the leading catalyst for Hispanic achievement by 2025

Mission: Empower Hispanic business professionals to achieve their full educational, economic and social potential

  • Expand NSHMBA’s reach to undergraduate, high school and entrepreneurial audiences, while continuing to support MBA professionals 
  • Deliver better products and services to enhance the skills, experiences and relationships for our members and stakeholders
  • Share in the affluence of the US proportion to their population
  • Attain higher education and leadership positions in record numbers
  • Create Hispanic participation =  Stronger Country
Learn more about NSHMBA's New 2015 Strategy: NSHMBA 2015 Strategy Press Release



NSHMBA DC Partnership Opportunities



NSHMBA's Washington DC Chapter is the Premier Hispanic Professional Organization in the nation’s capital. We strive to make an immediate impact on the development and visibility of Hispanic professionals, MBAs, and students in the Washington, DC metro 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.

National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA)- Washington DC Chapter


NSHMBA DC 2015 1st Quarterly Newsletter



Welcome to the NSHMBA DC 2015 1st Quarterly Newsletter.  One of the chapter's 2015 goals was to re-establish our quarterly newsletter and we are excited to share with you our first edition.  We hope you enjoy and learn more about NSHMBA DC, our events, what we do and how you can also be part of our chapter.
Our theme is a little different than other newsletters. We focused our newsletter on talking and sharing things about our chapter, members, sponsors and diversity partners.  We included our Member of the Month, photos, and also a little bit about our Board members highlights.
We encourage you to check it out and let us be part of your quarterly readings!


Join NSHMBA today!

Become a NSHMBA member and join the premier Hispanic professional network and get connected with other professionals like you. Enjoy all of the career enhancement opportunities that will only further your career into leadership and success.
  • Attain the career you deserve through our wide array professional development programs
  • Become part of this powerful network of professionals like you
  • Gain the additional skills and education you need to advance your career
  • Be inspired by and learn from professional just like yourself who’ve carved their own paths to career success



NSHMBA DC is seeking your feedback!

As a highly valued organization, we look forward to continuously improving our yearly programming.  Since, 1988, NSHMBA, Washington, DC has been committed to increasing the number of Hispanic professionals in the DC Metro area.  We encourage our members and partners to complete this 10 short question survey that will only take 5 minutes to complete.  To start the survey please click the link below:

Thank you for giving your time to complete our survey.


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Sandra Rivera MBA
Executive Vice President
Nuria Rodriguez Padro
Compliance Officer and Secretary
Agustina Martinez
Derrick A. Lange
Marketing Officer
Fernanda Tapia
Membership Officer
Virginia Castro (Castro)
University Relations
Paola M. Garcia
Corporate Relations
Francisco Abril
Oscar Trejo Jr
Ileana Alamo Garay
Chapter Program Officer
Jimmy Ortiz
Chapter Program Officer
Lida Rippe
President Emeritus
JC Ramirez
Committee Officer
Scott B. Astrada
Committee Officer
Elisa Castro
Committee Officer
Elizabeth Mendoza
Committee Officer
Roxana Moreno
Committee Officer
Alain N. Parcan
Committee Officer
Erika Rendon
Committee Officer
Lissette Rodriguez
Committee Officer
Angelique Sina
Committee Officer
Karina Valverde

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