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Asian MBA Association

We support career development and diversity and inclusion at Smith. Our mission is to create and provide a community dedicated to helping Asian MBA students adjust to life in America, supporting Asian-American MBA students and facilitating awareness and acceptance of Eastern cultures within the wider community.

Email us at ambaa@marylandsmith.umd.edu.

Board Members

Jiajia Ren

President
Jiajia.ren@marylandsmith.umd.edu

I'm Jiajia Ren, a rising second-year MBA candidate and a multicultural entrepreneur. My focus is on human capital management and I am passionate about talent placement, team building and individualized development.

Fun Fact

Tea, coffee and wine aficionado - pairing the right drink for every time of day.

Helen Tan

Executive Vice President
htan22@marylandsmith.umd.edu

As Executive Vice President of the Asian MBA Association, I am committed to working alongside my fellow board members to uphold and further our mission of supporting Asian and Asian American MBA students while fostering awareness and acceptance within the wider community. I hope to carry on the work that has been done to make AMBAA a safe space for students from all backgrounds to join together in learning about and appreciating Asian cultures and the wonderful Asian community at Smith. Through this role, I want to be able to help cultivate the diverse, inclusive, and supportive environment that makes the Smith community so special.

Fun Fact

I have seen every single episode of Law and Order:SVU more than once

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