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About NABA

The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA, Inc.), is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for black professionals in the accounting, finance and related business professions. Representing more than 200,000 black professionals in these fields, NABA advances people, careers, and the mission by providing education, resources, and meaningful career connections to both professional and student members, fulfilling the principle of our motto: Lifting As We Climb.

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About the NABA Chicago Chapter

Welcome to the official website of the NABA, Inc. Chicago Chapter of The National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. We are part of a nationwide professional association with the primary purpose of developing, encouraging and serving as a resource for greater participation by African-Americans and other minorities in the accounting and finance professions.

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Highlights from NABA Chicago

ACAP - Chicago Student Application is Available
ACAP - Chicago was founded in 2005 to increase the awareness of high school minority youths in Chicago public schools of the accounting and business career opportunities. Students are selected based on a variety of factors, including high school counselor recommendations and student applications.  DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

NABA Chicago FY19 Scholarship & Awards Banquet
Thanks to all our amazing students, corporate sponsors, and other award recipients at our Scholarship & Awards which was held on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Shout out to our amazing planning committee, volunteers, and hostess. #NABAChiGivesBack #Liftingasweclimb  VIEW IMAGES

NABA Chicago Black History Month Game Night
Thanks to all our students, volunteers, host and sponsors of our first Black History Month Game Night event. The event attended by about 85 people, was centered around celebrating black culture in a variety of educational and team building games like hip hop charades, UNO, jenga, and a special Family Feud. There were attendees from various other Chicagoland organizations like the ICPAS, Business Leadership Council, Chicago Urban League Metropolitan Board, and the National Black Prosecutors Association to name a few. Attendees had a blast and commented on how passionate NABA Chicago was about inclusion, which is a testament to our organization's inclusive culture. #NABAChiBHM #Liftingasweclimb  VIEW IMAGES

NABA Chicago at the Center for
Advancement of Minority Accountants Event

Thanks to all our students, volunteers, host and sponsors at another successful CAMA event #NABAChiCAMA  VIEW IMAGES

NABA Chicago Celebrates John E. Adams
2018 CDMOE with My NABA Chicago Family celebrating John E Adams!  VIEW IMAGES

Website Questions? The 'Help' Feature is a Great Place to Start.
Have general questions about the website? Do you want to know how to find other members? Ready to be part of community discussions? Have documents that are beneficial for the chapter? Click 'Help' in the navigation menu, for a variety of 'how to's' of this website.

Create Your NABA eLearning Account Today!

The partnership between NABA and the Business Learning Institute (BLI) brings the nation’s premier learning and CPE content to your fingerprints. Like NABA, BLI is committed to the career success of our members. LEARN MORE

Need Help Preparing to Take the CPA? The NABA National CPA Review Program is for You!
Passing the CPA Exam is not just a rite of passage in the accounting profession but also a major stepping-stone for your career, opening doors to new job opportunities. NABA is partnering with Wiley to provide a CPA review program to help you efficiently prepare for and pass the CPA Exam. LEARN MORE

NABA College Pipeline Initiative (CPI): Your Pathway to Professional Membership for Graduating Seniors
Is this your last year of undergraduate or graduate studies? Have you been engaged with a NABA student? Transitioning from a student member to a professional member is easy and, best of all, it’s FREE. That’s a savings of $200!  LEARN MORE

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