William Bradford Awards Banquet

williamMark your calendars! Our signature event is coming
Please join the members of Black MBA Association and LAMBASA for an evening of networking and celebrating diversity within our Smith community.
When: Friday April 10, 2015
Where: Riggs Alumni Center, College Park Campus
Cost: $25 Students; $40 Non-Students

22nd Annual William D. Bradford Minority Awards Banquet – Our signature event

Once a year, MBA students, alumni faculty and staff from the Robert H. Smith School of Business, and community members gather with corporate sponsors and community representatives to recognize the accomplishments in the Black and Latin communities.

Our 2015 banquet objectives include:

  •  Honoring students, alumni and corporate partners that have made noteworthy contributions in minority communities within our School
  • Raising funds for the Smith MBA Excellence Award, a scholarship fund for Smith MBA student
  • Celebrating diversity and its impact in the Smith community and beyond
  • Providing a valuable opportunity for students, alumni, faculty members and potential employers to network and enhance our Smith community



Bio for the 2015 Keynote Speaker Aisha Moodie-Mills

 AishaMoodieMills_200x300Aisha is a political strategist, policy analyst, and media entrepreneur with 15 years of experience in politics and policy. She co-hosts Politini, a weekly politics and pop culture show, with her wife Danielle, and appears regularly as a political commentator on MSNBC. She is also a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress where she directs the FIRE Initiative. Over the past decade she has served as a political adviser, private-sector liaison, and fundraiser to more than 40 members of Congress including six senators and the Congressional Black Caucus. She serves on the board of Choice USA.

Named one of the top Forty-Under-40 national LGBT leaders by The Advocate magazine

Recognized as one of the top 100 emerging African American leaders by The Root

Profiled as a change agent by Black Enterprise


If you have further questions or comments, please email us at Natasha.Smith@rhsmith.umd.edu.