About Us

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 info@hbasonline.org.