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Black Graduate Students Association (BGSA)

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BGSA traditionally supports the continued academic excellence of Black graduate students at Stanford through a variety of praised and highly effective forums, such as the Ph.D. Forum, Journeys and Visible Men. BGSA's programming explores the complex meaning of Blackness.

Black Business Students Association (BBSA)

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The mission of the Black Business Student's Association (BBSA) is to promote diversity and cultural enrichment at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business (GSB); to assist in the development of Black business professionals; and to assist in the recruitment and retention of minority.

Black Engineering Graduate Student Association (BEGSA)

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The purpose of the Black Engineering Graduate Student Association is to build a sense of community and camaraderie among the black graduate students in the Department of Engineering at Stanford.We host biweekly roundtable discussions (usually over lunch) that allow for each black engineering graduate student to voice and share their concerns and issues in a safe space. We also organize professional development workshops, outreach opportunities, and networking events. BEGSA is committed to establishing a strong network and community for the black graduate engineering students on campus.

Stanford Black Bioscience Organization

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Stanford Black Biosciences Organization is committed to creating a strong community of Black Bioscientists at Stanford and the Bay Area. We believe the best way to do this is through integrative programming. We are committed to planning events that encompass but are not limited to: sponsoring academic research talks by Black researchers; hosting Happy Hours and networking mixers with other organizations; lunches with faculty and industry scientists; tours of biotech companies; mentoring of young, black undergraduate researchers and networking events. Check out our Facebook page!