Year Up Announces Partnership with the National Black MBA Association®

Jesse Tyson, President & CEO, National Black MBA Association (left); Gerald Chertavian, Founder and CEO, Year Up (right)

The workforce development nonprofit Year Up has announced its partnership with the National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA®), a national organization with over 10,000 members dedicated to the creation of educational opportunities and economic growth for Black professionals.

With this strategic partnership, Year Up alumni and staff will receive the opportunity to access memberships to join NBMBAA® in support of professional development opportunities including conferences and scholarships. To support Year Up’s programs, NBMBAA® chapters in Year Up markets will partner with Year Up to provide mentors, guest speakers, and other volunteers.

“We are incredibly excited with this opportunity to diversify our networks, offer professional development opportunities to alumni and staff, and join the NBMBAA® in furthering our mission of closing the Opportunity Divide,” said Year Up Founder and CEO Gerald Chertavian.

“The partnership with Year Up will reinforce NBMBAA’s commitment to developing educational and professional development opportunities to diverse students. It is important to us to develop a pipeline of successful career-ready students to enter the workforce,” said Jesse Tyson, President and CEO, National Black MBA Association®.

“This strategic partnership between the National Black MBA Association® and Year Up will further the goals of both organizations and allow us to jointly serve a generation of future leaders, who simply need the right support and an opportunity,” said Year Up National Site Director, Chief Diversity Officer and Legacy Member of the National Black MBA Association®,…

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