Maria Mar Hill, Senior Business Advisor of the MBDA Business Center-Atlanta, has earned recognition as a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP). The CGBP is an internationally recognized certification of international business and trade professionals in the United States and abroad, created to demonstrate the ability to successfully conduct international business. There are more than 550 Global Business Professionals certified by the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) International.
NASBITE International is an educational and professional association that places international trade education in colleges, universities, and various public service institutions. Their objective is to coordinate and administer the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) credential; promote an exchange of information and resources among global business education and assistance professionals; offer professional development for those engaged in global business education and assistance; and provides advocacy and leadership for global business education and assistance professionals.
As a Certified Global Business Professional, Maria Mar Hill validates her knowledge in international trade and ability to practice global business at a professional level. Hill is also currently developing the Going Global Program, which was designed by the MBDA Business Center-Atlanta to help Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) export American-made goods and services and to succeed in the global market.