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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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Upcoming Events with NABA Chicago

April 26, 2024, 9 A to 2 P - Second Annual SMS Business Competition

Four (4) teams of students from our Student Member Services (SMS) chapters will compete for the chance to win cash prizes while showcasing their knowledge and skills related to accounting and data analytics.

ACAP Events:  DePaul Day (May 4th) & the Annual Summer Program (July 15th - July 19th)
For more information on the events and how to register for these FREE events, please click HERE.


Highlights from NABA Chicago

Student Member Services: National Futures Association Event 

On April 9th, National Futures Association (NFA) hosted our students for an opportunity to network with staff and leadership while learning more about the organization while participating in mock interviews and an office tour! Thank you NFA for providing an insightful visit for our NABA students! 
Professional Member Services: General Body Board Meeting 
"Thank You" to the chapter members who were able to join us for our open session board meeting on March 21st, which was hosted by Abbott in their Willis Tower office.  After the meeting, the chapter enjoyed dinner and drinks at Franklin tap. Thank you, Abbott, for your continued support of our chapter and its members! 

Student Member Services: Wintrust Virtual Event 

On February 26th, Chanon Slaughter from Wintrust, presented on the topic of homeownership in our Financial Education Series to our college students. Thank you Chanon & Wintrust for your support & invaluable resources! 

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