Irma Olguin, the tech CEO of Geekwise Academy, is not your typical CEO. Though she lives in California, where many business owners have taken to big cities, such as Los Angeles and San Francisco, Olguin runs her business in Fresno, California, one of the poorest cities in the United States. Continue reading Meet the Latina CEO who Won’t Stop Exceeding Expectations
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HSS) Office of Minority Health has selected the Morehouse School of Medicine, a highly successful HBCU, to receive a $40 million initiative to help suffering communities fight the devastations of COVID-19. Continue reading This HBCU is Determined to Help All Communities Properly Fight COVID-19
There is a good chance that most people reading this have tuned into at least one live video over the last week. It’s something that is becoming increasingly popular Continue reading Create a Live Video Community (and Why You Would Want to)
By Kathryn Porritt
The financial impacts of COVID-19 are yet to be fully seen, but small business owners and entrepreneurs across the world are already seeing major impacts to their businesses. Many are scared, wondering what options they have to economically survive this time.Continue reading Your Guide to Economically Surviving COVID-19
The demand for workers in areas like healthcare, supply chain and others has never been more critical than it is today. Two businesses are now joining forces to offer solutions to help organizations find top candidates while ensuring their talent pool is diverse.Continue reading Moving the Needle on DEI Hiring
By Eric Addison
He didn’t fully realize it at the time, but as a high school student, Karl Reid had a few advantages that helped him achieve success against a backdrop of challenges. His work today, as a leading advocate for increasing college access, opportunity and success, seeks to spread those types of advantages more equitably across the educational landscape for students of all races, ethnicities, genders and economic circumstances.Continue reading A Passion for Equity in Education
Medline partnership with YMCA, Knowality, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois to provide COVID-19 PPE in Black and Brown Communities Continue reading Wash & Wear Community Mask Project to Provide 100,000 Reusable Medline Facemasks in Chicago’s Hardest Hit Communities
By Jerri Barrett, Marketing and Event Consultant
COVID-19 has significantly impacted the event industry, forcing some organizations to cancel 2020 events, while others are moving to virtual events.
Continue reading How to Set Up a Virtual Event
For generations, Black voices and influencers have been suppressed and overlooked. Black people and Black communities are constantly fighting for an end to racial, social, and economic oppression. Continue reading 136 Black Innovators in STEM + Arts You Should Know and Support!
In response to recent worldwide support for Black Lives Matters protests, Band-Aid announced last week that it will be expanding its product line to include bandages with a range of skin tones. Continue reading Band-Aid Announces it Will Finally Make Bandages For Darker Skin Tones