BU MBAs: 3rd place in Case Competition and Best Presenter


BU MBAs: 3rd place in Case Competition and Best Presenter

A huge congrats to our MBA team which took 3rd place in the National Black MBA Case Competition® in Collaboration with Prospanica®. They were 3rd out 34 teams and Shironda White won best presenter. Check out the pictures below.

Here’s the team: Shironda White (2nd year full-time MBA), Rajan Agrawal (2nd year full-time MBA), Daphnie Pierre (PEMBA), Maegan North (2nd year full-time MBA), and Johanna Ortiz Pulgarin (1st year full-time MBA). A huge thanks to others on our Questrom team: JP Matychak, Gina Galland, and Thomas Harwell, too.

Here’s info on the competition, from their web site:

NBMBAA® is dedicated to helping our members pursue education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In service of that mission, we have partnered with top colleges and universities around the country to provide increased opportunities in the form of knowledge, resources, scholarships and more.

For over 25 years, NBMBAA® has welcomed MBA candidates from the nation’s top business schools to compete for $50,000 in cash prizes and employment opportunities. The competition allows student consulting teams to analyze a complex business case, using their problem-solving skills and present their findings before a panel of Fortune 500 executives.

Graduate minority business students from the nation’s leading colleges and university compete for top ranking scholarships and employment opportunities!

Teams of four (4) graduate business students are given one (1) month to analyze a complex business case; demonstrate their problem-solving skills; and present their findings before a panel of senior-level executives from leading corporations and academic institutions from across the country.

The National Black MBA® Association was conceived in 1970 to help Blacks coming into the corporate sector, largely for the first time, share experiences and insights to help make the journey easier. By nurturing these new professionals, the organization helped early members navigate and, ultimately, succeed in unfamiliar and frequently challenging environments. It is those professionals who have risen up and reached back to bring up the next generation of Black professionals through providing coaching, guidance and mentoring. This has carried through the decades as the members who have followed found the same sense of connection and camaraderie among their colleagues, and have continued to reach back to uplift new generations. NBMBAA® has a deep and rich history of enriching the lives of Black youth and professionals that we continue to celebrate today. We want to acknowledge the achievements of the NBMBAA® and our members, give thanks to our donors, sponsors, and partners who have helped to build our path to excellence.


About Author

Greg Stoller is actively involved in building entrepreneurship and international business programs at Boston University in the Questrom School of Business. He teaches courses in entrepreneurship, global strategy and management and runs the Asian International Management Experience Program, and the Asian International Consulting Project.

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