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  • International Activist Rokhaya Diallo to Keynote Minority Women Professionals Conference in New York

    International Activist Rokhaya Diallo to Keynote Minority Women Professionals Conference in New York

    Continuing with champion spirit, the national Minority Women Professionals (MWPs) are MVPs conference tour will take place on April 2, 2017 at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, drawing women from New York and the tri-state region. This conference will feature a series of guest speakers, workshops, networking and mentorship opportunities aimed to inspire and empower MWPs from diverse backgrounds, while also equipping them with essential tools and skills to “survive and thrive” in their professions.   […]

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  • Royal Financials Chairwoman Dr. Zeina Zeidan of Lebanon participates in United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

    Royal Financials Chairwoman Dr. Zeina Zeidan of Lebanon participates in United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

    Lebanese women participate in the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women (C.S.W) under the theme of “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work” at the United Nations in New York.   Less than a year after her successful appointment as Chairwoman of the Board at Royal Financials SAL, Dr. Zeina Zeidan is heading in the coming hours to the United Nations’ Headquarters in New York City to participate in the sixty-first session of the […]

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  • Women still struggle to clinch top positions in government globally

    Women still struggle to clinch top positions in government globally

    – 60% of public sector leaders believe they do not have sufficient diversity on their leadership teams   – 55% of leaders believe that women represent the most under-utilized pool of public sector talent   – 40% of women consider lack of support from senior leadership as a barrier to senior promotion EY – Building a better working world (PRNewsFoto/EY)   Public sector leaders overwhelmingly acknowledge that gender diversity in senior leadership is critical to success, yet women remain significantly […]

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  • Embassy of Haiti in Washington DC launches new exhibit “Pearls of Excellence: An Exploration of Haitian Contributions to American Society”

    Embassy of Haiti in Washington DC launches new exhibit “Pearls of Excellence: An Exploration of Haitian Contributions to American Society”

    The Embassy of Haiti has embarked on a mission to share Haiti’s culture and history with a diverse audience in the United States. A new key vehicle in this effort is “Pearls of Excellence: An Exploration of Haitian Contributions to American Society” — an ongoing exhibit and educational series that marks historical milestones of Haitians in American history.   Since before the Civil War, Black Americans have worked in all arenas to ensure full civil rights and opportunities for their […]

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  • The Power Behind The African American Dollar

    The Power Behind The African American Dollar

    African Americans Still Underrepresented in the Retail Market In Spite of Holding the Highest Collective Buying Power in the United States.   Digitally empowered, social media savvy, and with a higher consciousness about the type of businesses their money supports, millennial consumers are letting their voices be heard when it comes to dictating the trends that retailers must follow. No group is seen to have a higher spending power, and more influence on popular culture than African Americans.   At […]

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  • National League of Cities Honors Six Cities for Promoting Cultural Diversity

    National League of Cities Honors Six Cities for Promoting Cultural Diversity

      The National League of Cities (NLC) today recognized six cities for implementing programs that enhance and promote cultural diversity in their communities. Presented at the 2017 Congressional City Conference in Washington, D.C., the City Cultural Diversity Awards recognize municipal programs that encourage citizen involvement and honor cities that develop creative and effective programs to improve and promote cultural diversity through a collaborative process with city officials, community leaders and residents.   “The strength of our nation lies in the […]

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  • Jermaine Dupri Presents SoSoSUMMER 17 Tour

    Jermaine Dupri Presents SoSoSUMMER 17 Tour

    Featuring the Season 1 and 2 Winners Miss Mulatto and Mani & Cast Members of the Lifetime ® hit series “The Rap Game®” Tour Begins May 25, On Sale March 24   Grammy-winning producer, songwriter, recording artist, and reality tv star Jermaine Dupri in association with Scream Nation and Live Nation, will see 20 cities in North America this summer with Jermaine Dupri Presents: SoSoSUMMER 17 Tour, announced today.  The tour begins May 25 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace, […]

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  • Association For Enterprise Opportunity Releases New Report On Black Business Ownership And Its Untapped Potential For Exponential Growth

    Association For Enterprise Opportunity Releases New Report On Black Business Ownership And Its Untapped Potential For Exponential Growth

    The Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO), a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering microbusinesses, today announced the release of its new report “The Tapestry of Black Business Ownership in America: Untapped Opportunities for Success.” Funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the report set out to assess the economic strength and potential of Black-owned businesses, identify challenges and opportunities across a mosaic of segments, and launch a national discussion on how investors and policymakers can increase the effectiveness of programs designed to […]

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  • Teen Scientist Researches New Approach to Neurological Damage; Wins Regeneron Science Talent Search 2017

    Teen Scientist Researches New Approach to Neurological Damage; Wins Regeneron Science Talent Search 2017

    Society for Science & the Public and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  announced that Indrani Das, 17, of Oradell, New Jersey, won the top award in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition. Forty finalists, including Indrani, were honored tonight at the annual Regeneron Science Talent Search Awards Gala for their research projects demonstrating exceptional scientific and mathematical ability, taking home more than $1.8 million in awards provided by Regeneron.   Indrani Das, 17, […]

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