Resources

Below are a few helpful resources for LAMBASA members:

Association of Latino Professional Accountants (ALPFA) -The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting is a leading professional association dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos in the accounting, finance and related professions. http://www.alpfa.org/

Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) – HACR’s mission is to ensure the inclusion of Hispanics in corporate America at a level commensurate with economic contributions. HACR focuses on four areas of corporate behavior as indicators of corporate responsibility and market reciprocity. They are: Procurement, Employment, Philanthropy and Governance. http://www.hacr.org/

National Council de la Raza (NCLR) – The National Council de la Raza is the largest national constituency-based Hispanic organization and the leading voice in Washington, DC for the Hispanic community. Four major functions provide essential focus to the organization’s work: capacity-building assistance; applied research, policy analysis, and advocacy; public information efforts; and special and international projects. These functions complement NCLR’s work in five key strategic priorities – assets/investments, civil rights/immigration, education, employment and economic status, and health. http://www.nclr.org/

National Hispanic MBA Association, Washington, DC Chapter (DC NSHMBA). 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. http://www.nshmba.org/group/Washington%20DC

National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) – NSHMBA serves 39 chapters and over 25,000 members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. It exists to foster Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development. 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.  http://www.nshmba.org

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) – The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers was founded to create a national organization of professional engineers to serve as role models in the Hispanic community. Activities include regional and national conferences, focus on technology in education and the workplace, and increasing the enrollment of Hispanics in technology-based academic programs and careers. http://www.shpe.org