GROUPS & ORGANIZATIONS

BUSINESS

American Management Association- this site offers a full range of management development and educational services for business professionals development and educational services for business professionals.

Institute of Management Consultants - national professional association representing management consultants.

DIVERSITY AFFINITY GROUPS

Council of Urban Professionals- leadership organization that develops diverse business and civil leaders, and empowers them to exert influence, achieve their individual goals and create collective impact through a range of programs and initiatives

Create & Cultivate- online platform and conference for women looking to creative & cultivate the career of their dreams.

National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP)- non-profit organization that cultivates and empowers Asian & Pacific Islander leaders through professional development, community service, and networking.

National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA)- non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of black public leadership in state and local governments.

National Association of Hispanic Federal Executives (NAHFE) - executive leadership association aiding in recruiting and developing Hispanic leaders for the Federal public service. INAHFE was established to help advocate hiring Hispanics into senior policy positions and to provide executive leadership career development training in federal government roles.

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)- support LGBT business owners and showcase the diversity of talent in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities

SheSays- an award-winning organization running free mentorship and events to women in the creative industry

Women in EDiscovery- (WiE) is an organization that provides educational opportunities regarding technology in the legal industry to its members.

ENTREPRENEURS

FoundersCard- an organization that has over 20,000 members of entrepreneurs and innovators who receive unprecedented benefits and networking opportunities. 

National Small Business Association (NSBA)- nation’s first small business advocacy organization who continue to advocate on behalf of America’s entrepreneurs. NSBA’s 65,000 members represent every state and every industry in the U.S.

National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)- empowers its members and the entrepreneurs they fund by advocating for policies that encourage innovation and reward long-term investment.  The NVCA serves as the definitive resource for venture capital data and unites its member firms through a full range of professional services.

HR

Association for Talent Development- is a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world.

IT & CYBERSECURITY

 Information Systems Security Association- international organization of cybersecurity professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members.

International Association of Privacy Professionals- the IAPP is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. IAPP is a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally.

ISACA- an independent, nonprofit, global association, engaging in the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems. ISACA serves the broad range of IT governance and cybersecurity professionals

LEGAL

Military Spouse JD Network- supports military spouses in the legal profession by advocating for licensing accommodations for military spouse attorneys as well as network with other military spouses with JDs.

Ms JD- nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the success of aspiring and early career women lawyers

National Judicial College (NJC) - leading judicial training and education institution. Dedicated to improving the quality of justice in state courts, facilitate better coordination between state and federal courts, and foster innovative, efficient solutions to common problems faced by all courts.

MEDIA & MARKETING

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication - nonprofit educational association of journalism and mass communication faculty, administrators, students and media professionals.

Legal Marketing Association- the universal voice of the legal marketing profession, a forum that brings together CMOs and entry-level specialists from firms of all sizes, consultants and vendors, lawyers, marketers from other professions and marketing students to share their collective knowledge.

Mobile Marketing Association- trade association comprised of more than 800 member companies including, agencies, mobile technology platforms, media companies, and others to accelerate the transformation and innovation of marketing through mobile, driving business growth with closer and stronger consumer engagement.

International Public Relations Association - an international group of public relations practitioners worldwide with professional development opportunities and initiatives aimed at enhancing the role of public relations in management and international affairs.