Minority Business News
There’s an old joke among real estate agents that the three most important things to consider in any property are location, location, location.
With that in mind, think about the poorer neighborhoods in your city. Where are they located? Most often the answer will be that they are hard up against some major source of pollution. Perhaps it’s the housing project sitting right under the freeway, or the trailer park by the airport or the rundown block sitting cheek by jowl with industrial waste.
Heralded as one of the most important dialogues in the nation, Spelman College convened key multicultural female influencers and thought leaders in Atlanta this week for the sixth annual Leadership and Women of Color Conference. Over two days, more than 400 attendees discussed the increasing lack of civility in today’s workplace, political arena and communities.
Former Clinton administration staffer Alejandra Castillo has been appointed to serve as National Deputy Director of the Minority Business Development Agency.
Her appointment drew praise this week from the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Every business across every industry has one thing in common: a business process. Understanding your business processes and the value they can bring to your organisation can mean the difference between providing a service and adding value that your clients can see. A business process can seem complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. A business process is made out of all the steps it takes to produce your goods or services. Discovering where you strengths and weaknesses are can provide your company with substantial savings and can empower your staff to take ownership of the products and services you provide.
Renowned Author and Columnist Arianna Huffington to Keynote at 2010 Spelman College Leadership and Women of Color Conference
Recently named one of the most influential women in media by Forbes, Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, will weigh in on “Building Civil Communities for Change,” as she presents the keynote address at the sixth annual Spelman College Leadership and Women of Color Conference, May 12 and 13 in Atlanta.
Linda Snow-Solum, a senior director with Rockwell Collins, a leading provider of communication and aviation electronic solutions, has been named President of the Board of Directors of JETS, one of the nation’s leading non-profit educational organizations based in the Washington, D.C.- area dedicated to promoting engineering and technology careers to America’s youth.
- Federal Stimulus Contracts Inaccessible For Minority Vendors
- Entrepreneurs Beating the Odds
- Time Warner Cable Ranks No. 23 on the 2010 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity List
- Communities of Color March on Washington To Put America Back to Work
- Mount Holyoke Hosts Global Migration Experts
- NYSERDA Awards $1.5 Million to Establish Clean Energy Business Incubator Program at Stony Brook University