“I really want to grow this chapter and empower MBA women to become successful leaders,” says V.J. Niles, President of the Greater New York City Professional Chapter for MBAWI.
Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2012
MBA Women International (MBAWI) announced today the re-launch of its Greater New York City Professional Chapter.
“This chapter is extremely important to the continued growth of our organization,” says Gail Romero, CEO MBA Women International. “Ten percent of MBAWIs 5000 LinkedIn followers come from New York and most are in senior positions at corporations there.” MBAWI is growing very quickly. Currently the group has over 1.6 million viewers for their online magazine, over 5000 global members in 52 countries, with 2500 members in the U.S.
V.J. Niles, President of the Greater New York City Professional Chapter for MBAWI says, “I really want to grow this chapter and empower MBA women to become successful leaders.”
The chapter will hold a Re-Launch Affair this week:
Where: Stitch Bar & Lounge
247 West 37th St.
Between 7th and 8th Aves
Upstairs in the Balcony Bar
When: Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Gail Romero, CEO MBA Women International will speak to the New York City Professional chapter about the direction of the MBAWI.
Appetizers will be provided.
V.J. Niles recently took over as President of the Greater New York City Professional Chapter MBAWI. She is an Assistant Data Manager at Parsons Brinckerhoff architectural firm and an entrepreneur. One of her companies, Niles Executive Recruitment, is a recruiting service. “Leading this chapter is a way for me to increase my talent pool,” adds Niles.
“We are starting a leadership development series which will have its first meeting on October 24th. It will include a workshop to teach our members how to network better. “We are looking for ways to offer our members resources to expand their soft skills while enhancing their existing skill sets.”
ABOUT MBA Women International
MBA Women International is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of business women as corporate leaders, executives and entrepreneurs- enriching workforce diversity around the world.
It serves four related client groups: female MBA students, female business professionals and entrepreneurs, universities and corporate partners.
Visit http://www.mbawomen.org. To find out more about joining a MBA Women International student chapter or a professional chapter contact: membership(at)mbawomen(dot)org.