William D. Bradford Awards Banquet


William D. Bradford

23rd Annual William D. Bradford Minority Awards Banquet – Our signature event

Mark 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: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Where: Riggs Alumni Center, College Park Campus
Cost: $25 Students; $40 Non-Students



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 2016 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

2016 Keynote Speaker Lourdes Diaz

Vice President Diversity & Strategic Partnerships at Sodexo


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