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NABA is the first organization of its type in this country whose primary focus is to empower blacks in the accounting and finance field. Our programs are a core part of that mission.
Find key resources from the 2019 NABA Convention.
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NABA Dallas - Fort Worth Programs
To get involved with any of the committees below please reach out to the
respective committee lead
ACAP is NABA’s flagship program for underrepresented minority high school students who are primarily juniors and seniors. They are put in a free residency program with the mission of inspiring them to major in accounting and its related business fields. ACAP is in its 40th year nationally and its 20th year locally. ACAP Dallas - Fort Worth students spend a week at Southern Methodist University (SMU) interacting with college students, professors, the business community, and other NABA professionals. It has graduated over 700 students.
CHECK OUT THE ACAP WEBSITE HERE!
For more information on the ACAP Program, contact the ACAP Director at
NABA strives to promote and develop the personal and professional skills of our members through our general quarterly meetings. By offering a wide variety of topics, we are able to keep our members business savvy and ready for any challenge. In addition to our general monthly meetings, we also offer a National Convention where we partner with professionals and educators from around the U.S. to build our personal and professional brands and grow our network.
For more information, contact the Professional Development Director at
The Membership Committee is comprised of members who have volunteered and are responsible for achieving steady and healthy growth and retention within the chapter. Recognizing that membership and participation is the livelihood of any organization, we actively recruit prospective members, reclaim former members and maintain current members. The Committee encourages members to get involved and to participate in chapter, regional, and national activities and events. The Committee also coordinates many events of its own including targeted recruiting events, membership appreciation receptions, social gatherings and other networking opportunities. Additionally, we are responsible for other routine tasks such as welcoming and introducing new members to the chapter, obtaining completed membership applications, maintaining the database of chapter members and surveying the members to determine their needs and level of satisfaction.
For more information, contact the Membership Director at
The Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter awards scholarships to current high school seniors, undergraduate students, and students enrolled in five-year accounting programs. Scholarship applicants must be an African-American, have a declared major in the field of business (including accounting, marketing, or business), and have an overall grade point average of 3.00. NABA is dedicated to helping minority students succeed in their educational endeavors. We have awarded over $60,000 in scholarships over the last ten years.
For more information, contact the Scholarship Director at
Student Member Services
The SMS Committee serves as a liaison between professional and student chapters and coordinates activities with the student chapters under the Dallas - Fort Worth chapter's supervision. This committee encourages and assists students entering the accounting profession and recruits students to join the professional chapter upon graduation.
The Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter hosts a Student Interview Skills Workshop, also known as the Pre-Conference Workshop. The purpose of the workshop is to prepare area college students for interviewing and career planning that can be used at the
Regional Student Conferences
. The workshop includes mock interviews with evaluations, resume critiquing and instructional seminars.
For more information, contact the Student Member Services Chair at
Learn more about our Student Chapters
The Community Affairs Committee acts as liaison between the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter and various community-based groups. The Community Affairs Committee is responsible for coordinating events, such as the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) and other community volunteer efforts. Overall, the goal of this committee is to provide members with an opportunity to give back to the community.
For more information, contact the Student Affairs Chair at
The Social Media Committee promotes the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter on various social media sites and upkeep the DFW Chapter’s website. The Social Media Committee is constantly searching for tech savvy individuals who enjoy virtual networking.
For more information, contact the Social Media Chair at
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