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Minority MBA Association

The purpose of the Minority MBA Association (MMBAA) is to add value to the Penn State community through continual diversity awareness and recruiting events. The MMBAA strives to create a sense of community by providing a strong support base for professional development and enhancing the academic experience of MBA students.

What Can You Look Forward To?

Welcome Event: We will host an informal welcome event for all Smeal MBAs to help kick the year off on the right foot.

“How to Work a Career Fair” Workshop: This annual event is always a big hit.  Held at the beginning of recruiting season, it is an invaluable opportunity to learn how to be most successful at the numerous career fairs hosted throughout the academic year.  Hear from a Smeal alumnus how to be most effective in this seemingly intimidating environment.

Hispanic Heritage Month: We will host a few different events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage.  Get ready to learn more about the Hispanic culture and traditions!

Black History Month: February events will highlight the significance of Black History.  Fellow classmates will be invited to reflect on the importance of celebrating the journey and achievements of the African American race over the past several decades.

Tailgates and Bowling Nights: There is much fun to be had this year!  Social events are a great way to build relationships with other students, as well as to network with alums.

MBA Class of 2015 student Darius YuwonoDarius Yuwono, President
Darius Yuwono is the President for the Minority MBA Association. Darius worked in multiple roles within the Information Technology industry for more than six years. The roles include product management, software development, system administration, and system integration.  He also has experience in  entrepreneurial venture to provide software solutions in Indonesia. Darius graduated from University of London with BSc (Hons) in Information Systems and Management. Additionally, he received Master of Information Technology in Artificial Intelligence from the University of New South Wales, Australia. Currently, he is pursuing his MBA at Smeal with a concentration in Supply Chain Management and Strategic Leadership. E-mail:

MBA Class of 2015 student Jenny MontagueJenny Montague, VP Alumni & Corporate Relations
Jenny is the VP of Alumni & Corporate Relations for the Minority MBA Association.  Prior to enrolling in Smeal’s MBA Program, Jenny worked for more than four years as an international logistics specialist for Cargo and Freight forwarding companies and also the Manager of Expansion (buildings and set up of new stores) for Grupo Elektra; a Mexican multinational retail company.  She has participated as volunteer in some non-profit organizations on her home country. She is currently a graduate assistant at the Diversity Enhancement Programs office.  Jenny received her Bachelor’s degree in International Business Management from the National University of San Marcos in Lima-Peru. She is pursuing her MBA with concentrations in Supply Chain Management and Strategic Leadership. E-mail:

MBA Class of 2015 student Tiffani GuerreTiffani Guerre, VP Communications
Tiffani Guerre is the Vice President of Communications for the Minority MBA Association. Prior to enrolling in Smeal’s MBA Program, Tiffani worked for 2 years as a quality assurance analyst, 1 year for Dotbox (Blucarat) and 1 year for American Arbitration Association. Tiffani received her BS in Management Information Systems, minoring in International Business and Latino/a Studies from Penn State University. She is pursuing her MBA with a concentration in Supply Chain Management. E-mail:

 

MBA Class of 2015 student Dharell MosbyDharell Mosby, VP Finance
Dharell Mosby is the VP of Finance for the Minority MBA Association. Prior to enrolling in Smeal's MBA program, with two years of management and financial operations experience, Dharell was a casino cage supervisor in the finance department at Resorts World Casino. Dharell also earned his BS in Business with a concentration in Marketing and Management from Pennsylvania State University. During his undergraduate career, he was a corporate investment intern for United Nations Federal Credit Union in New York for three years. He is currently pursuing his MBA with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship. E-mail:

MBA Class of 2015 student Carolina HerreraCarolina Herrera, VP Marketing & Student Affairs
Carolina completed her undergraduate degree in International Business at University of Houston. After graduation, she interned with Schlumberger in Sourcing for new product development, and subsequently was offered a full time position as a Procurement Specialist where she supported manufacturing for Coil Tools. While at Schlumberger, Carolina participated in different Lean six sigma initiatives, including one that implemented a process for timely payment to suppliers. A second initiative reduced the lead time of inspection for qualification of new parts. At Smeal, Carolina is concentrating in Supply Chain Management and Leadership Strategy. As a Hobby Carolina enjoys dancing, travelling and learning new languages. E-mail:

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