Chapter Programs

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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.  Learn More

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NABA Houston Programs


NABA has established a wide range of programs specifically developed to assist accounting and finance professionals in achieving their career goals. Each program is geared towards nurturing the relationship between the business community and the Association at large.

NABA Houston offers the following programs annually:
  • Professional Development Sessions
  • Accounting Career Awareness Program
  • Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet
  • Financial Literacy Program

High School / Accounting Careers Awareness Program (ACAP)

ACAP is a separate program developed by and operating under the NABA banner. ACAP is a one-week residency program for high school students hosted locally at Rutgers University in Newark. There is no charge to students due to the generosity of our corporate partners and member volunteer organizers. This one-week program provides a tremendous benefit to local high school students interested in business careers of any type and includes full days of activity at technical sessions, on corporate visits, at personal development sessions and through evening networking and social experiences. For more information on the NABA Houston program, CLICK HERE

College-Based Program

To prepare college students for a professional career through engagement, mentoring, personal development, exposure to the work place through internships, scholarships through our scholarship program and public speaking/presentation skills through case competitions. These initiatives also aim at identifying and nurturing exceptional leaders in higher institutions. The chapter participates in the Western Region Student Conference held annually. This yearly event demonstrates NABA's motto "Lifting as we climb" by enabling students across the region with invaluable learning and networking opportunities through a career fair, a scholarship banquet, classes and mock interviews. The event is attended by more than 300 college students.  To learn more about college-based programs, CLICK HERE

Corporate Partners
Partnership packages with NABA Houston gives you access to our members in the area with opportunities for business development, recruiting, employee networking and diversity development. Packages are developed to meet your goals through interactive discussions with chapter leadership. LEARN MORE

Career Development
NABA strives to promote and develop 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.  NABA is an organization dedicated to improving the financial education among African-Americans in the Houston communities, by providing basic financial tools that allow individuals to establish realistic goals and reach them. LEARN MORE

Community Service  

Holding true to NABA's motto of "Lifting As We Climb," community service is a vital component of NABA Houston success. Our chapter's objective is: (1) to provide outreach to the community through grassroots efforts and partnering with other community-based organizations; (2) to increase attendance and membership participation by both professionals and students at community service events; and (3) to work with NABA sponsors to assist in providing volunteer opportunities for members. Our current volunteer opportunities include:

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

NABA volunteers annually coordinate with the IRS to provide Income Tax preparation assistance to local community members of need. NABA set’s criteria to assist those with incomes below $50,000 who may be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit but are not aware of the credit. NABA’s volunteers hold weekend sessions from February to April at area libraries to support the local communities. NABA Houston volunteers typically prepares returns at no charge.  Tax assistance is offered at numerous sites in Houston and surrounding areas during tax filing season (generally February 1 through the middle of April). Training begins within the first two weeks of January. LEARN MORE

Career Opportunities 
NABA Houston posts job opportunities to our members by direct e-mail. Postings are contributed by our corporate partners or by our members who hear of available listings at their employers. NABA membership is a premier method to learn of organizations focused on minority individuals. In addition, chapter members have access to regional and national job postings through the parent organization. Visit our Jobs Board.