The Greater Maryland Chapter of the National Black MBA Association, a not-for-profit 501c3 organization, announced today that BAXTER INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE: BAX) (i.e. Baxter), is a Silver Sponsor of the organization for calendar year 2022.
“Our Mission to Save and Sustain Lives is deeply rooted in our organization. Of equal importance is our steadfast commitment to transform culture, drive innovation and accelerate our business through a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Building strategic partnerships with organizations like the National Black MBA Association drives investment that fuels a pipeline of diverse talent and strengthens the commitment we make to community” said Angela Lee, Baxter’s Chief Diversity Officer.
Baxter is a recognized leader in the med-tech industry and we believe it is a positive development that they are looking to have greater engagement in our state,” said Angela Thornton-Young, President of the GMD NBMBAA. “We look forward to being a channel to help them leverage their messaging about their organization’s strategies and values to reach diverse talent.”
Baxter’s partnership with NBMBAA at local, regional and national levels will support networking with Black professionals and students, continuing education, and community service activities.
Every day, millions of patients and caregivers rely on Baxter’s leading portfolio of diagnostic, critical care, kidney care, nutrition, hospital, and surgical products used across patient homes, hospitals, physician offices and other sites of care. For 90 years, Baxter has been operating at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers that make it happen. With products, digital health solutions and therapies available in more than 100 countries, Baxter’s employees worldwide are now building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations. To learn more, visit www.baxter.com and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
About The National Black MBA Association®
Founded in 1970, The NBMBAA leads in the creation of educational opportunities and economic growth for African Americans. NBMBAA serves to provide innovative programs to stimulate their intellectual and economic growth, build partnerships with key stakeholders who help facilitate this growth, and increase awareness and facilitate access to graduate management education programs and career opportunities in management fields www.nbmbaa.org.
About The Greater Maryland Chapter of the NBMBAA
Founded in 2020, GMD NBMBAA focuses on delivering programming to Maryland based African American students, professionals and entrepreneurs that reflects the vision, mission, and principles of the NBMBAA. Types of programming include career expos, networking, membership meetings, wealth building seminars, and mentoring programs including implementation of the NBMBAA Leaders of Tomorrow program.