The Harvard Black Alumni Society is a forum for black Harvard alumni to convene, re-connect, and contribute to the development of current and future members, the Harvard community, and more. HBAS serves to enrich and enlighten its membership, as well as to embrace the challenges and triumphs it encounters post-Harvard.
2019 Leadership Transition
The HBAS National Board is happy to announce its new national leadership team and open positions. Following elections in December of 2019, Yvonne O. Osirim, AB ’01, JD ’07, will serve as President of the Board and Monica Clark, AB '06, who previously served as a Communications Co-Chair, will now serve as Vice President. Previous President of HBAS, Mark Price, AB ’98, MBA ’04, will continue his tenure with the Board as the Treasurer. Rounding out the executive team is Kimberly Caine, AB '03, who has been reappointed as Secretary and Ryan Leslie, AB '98, who will continue as a Communications Co-Chair. B.J. Merriewether, AB '09, has been reappointed as the Alumni Affairs Chair and will focus on the continued reinvigoration of our local chapters.
Opportunities to Get Involved
The Board has had a fortunate history of dedicated members and looks forward to welcoming new members with fresh perspectives. For those of you who are interested in joining the National Board, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2:00PM - 4:00PM Sun 5 May 2019Learn the art of flower arranging from D.C.'s iconic black-owned Lee's Flower Shop while sipping drinks and enjoying refreshments. Each participant's second arrangement will be donated to spread joy to NICU moms at Howard University Hospital.
5:30PM - 10:00PM Tue 4 Jun 2019Cheer on the Washington Nationals with Harvard alumni and friends at Nationals Park on Tuesday, June 4th. HBAS-DC is also hosting an exclusive pre-game discussion with Damon Jones, JD '98.