Hispanic Business Student Association

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The Hispanic Business Student Association (HBSA) at Rice University connects current business leaders with the Hispanic leaders of the future. We promote the academic and professional development of Hispanic MBAs of the Jones School by serving as a platform that facilitates networking opportunities for future employment, promotes diversity, and sources Hispanic talent for the business community.

Please feel free to contact us at hbsa@rice.edu and visit us on LinkedIn.

Officers 2013-2014

Pedro Pablo Rodriguez

Maria Amin
Vice President
of Business Relations

Andres Barrios
Vice President
of Finance

LaTisha Cotto
Vice President
of Public Relations

Chris Mackey
Vice President
of Inter Club Relations

Catalina Olivares
Vice President
of Marketing

Ricardo Rendon
Vice President
of EMBA Relations

Carlos Solano
Vice President
of Latin American Relations

Alejandro Vasquez-Bettinger
Vice President
of Communications


Welcome happy hour

National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) National Conference Preparation and Panel
October 4-6, 2012
Orlando, FL
The HBSA will help you with panels and tips for this great opportunity to meet hispanics in business, companies that hire hispanics and advice to interview successfully for potential internships. For more information, please visit: http://www.nshmba.org/page/NationalConference

Lunch and learn events for internship search including advice for international students, interview prep and class registration

One of our goals for the upcoming year is to further engage alumni with the Jones school, and we plan to have several networking happy hours with alumni

Soccer tournament

HBSA sponsored partio

Our flagship event is a panel with Hispanic business leaders from our community that share their thoughts, insight and experience on how to prepare and succeed as a Hispanic in the US business world

Rumba latina