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  • ‘She-EO’ Multicultural Women’s Conference Slated for July 28 in Baltimore

    ‘She-EO’ Multicultural Women’s Conference Slated for July 28 in Baltimore

    She-EO conference, a series of highly successful, motivating events for multicultural women of color, will host its third event on July 28th at the University of Baltimore.She-EO (She Executive Officer) is a talk-show style event designed for women looking to break barriers, blaze trails, or otherwise be agents of change in their companies and communities. According to a Harvard Business Review study, ‘Do Women’s Networking Events Move the Needle on Equality?‘, after connecting with female peers at a conference: –   the likelihood of receiving a promotion doubled […]

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  • African-American Technology Innovator Launches a Smart Business Platform Targeting the Mid-Sized Market

    African-American Technology Innovator Launches a Smart Business Platform Targeting the Mid-Sized Market

    AtWork Systems Inc. a software company based in Northern Virginia, is a smart business platform with an ERP solution for SMBs that delivers mobile, flexible and highly accessible business intelligence to every business owner. It includes a Marketplace application for the GIG economy and a set of open tools that delivers BI/AI/ML-driven decision support to business owners. It is based on a secure and scalable Service-Oriented Architecture, using a configurable multi-tenancy and unified database that provides real-time business transparency and analytics, resulting in real-time […]

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  • Mitchell Titus And Washington, Pittman & McKeever Combine Forces

    Mitchell Titus And Washington, Pittman & McKeever Combine Forces

    The Two Iconic Minority-Controlled Accounting Firms Join Forces to Grow Mitchell Titus’s Footprint in Chicago and Throughout the Midwest and Expand Services of the Largest Minority-Controlled Accounting Firm Operating in Chicago Founded in 1974, Mitchell Titus provides a broad range of assurance, tax and advisory services to Fortune 1000 companies, entrepreneurial enterprises, private equity firms, real estate entities, not-for-profit organizations, government entities and high net-worth individuals. From major corporations to social justice organizations, Mitchell Titus provides its diverse clientele with a deep understanding of […]

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  • Award-Winning Documentary “THE NEW BLACK” Now

    Award-Winning Documentary “THE NEW BLACK” Now

    Award-Winning Documentary “THE NEW BLACK” Now Available On Netflix, DVD And Video-On-Demand (VOD) Promised Land Film’s award-winning documentary THE NEW BLACK is now available on Netflix, adding to the many options for viewing the film.  It is also available on DVD and through several VOD outlets. Directed by Yoruba Richen, THE NEW BLACK is a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the gay marriage movement and […]

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  • Executive Leadership Coach Nadine Haupt: 10 Tough Questions

    Executive Leadership Coach Nadine Haupt: 10 Tough Questions

    Executive Leadership Coach Nadine Haupt: 10 Tough Questions How should a career woman evaluate the culture of a company? How does she know if her persistence will pay off, or if it is time to pack her bags and seek new adventures? “Finding the right organization and culture to thrive in is a personal endeavor,” says Nadine Haupt, author of the new book “ Fall in Love with Monday Mornings: The Career Woman’s Guide to Increasing Impact, Influence and Income” […]

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  • IBM Rolls Out African Skills Initiative  $60 million investment in next-generation technology talent for next phase of African economic development

    IBM Rolls Out African Skills Initiative $60 million investment in next-generation technology talent for next phase of African economic development

    IBM Rolls Out African Skills Initiative $60 million investment in next-generation technology talent for next phase of African economic development IBM announced an investment of $60 million over three years to develop the next generation of technical talent in Africa. As part of the initiative, IBM is expanding the Africa Technical Academy and the company’s Africa University Programme to over 20 African countries. IT professionals across the continent are set to benefit with advanced skills in analytics, cloud and big […]

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  • Pew Finds Complex Relationship Between Debt and Financial Security and Mobility

    Pew Finds Complex Relationship Between Debt and Financial Security and Mobility

    Pew Finds Complex Relationship Between Debt and Financial Security and Mobility Report points to debt as a critical factor in family balance sheets A report released by The Pew Charitable Trusts finds that Americans’ debt has increased over the past three decades, due particularly to home mortgages and student loans, with important implications for long-term economic mobility. A full 80 percent of Americans hold at least some form of debt, and nearly 7 in 10 say debt is a necessity […]

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  • New Report Finds Economic Conditions in Cities Are Improving, But Benefits of Growth Are Unequal

    New Report Finds Economic Conditions in Cities Are Improving, But Benefits of Growth Are Unequal

    New Report Finds Economic Conditions in Cities Are Improving, But Benefits of Growth Are Unequal Even as economic conditions in cities have improved in the years since the Great Recession, a new study from the National League of Cities (NLC) found that many factors — including lack of affordable housing, poverty, and skill and achievement gaps —are impeding the long-term economic sustainability of cities. Cities and Unequal Recovery, an analysis based on a survey of more than 250 city officials […]

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  • New ABA president to focus on diversity, inclusion in justice system

    New ABA president to focus on diversity, inclusion in justice system

    New ABA president to focus on diversity, inclusion in justice system Paulette Brown, a labor and employment law partner and co-chair of the firmwide Diversity and Inclusion Committee at Locke Lord LLP in Morristown, N.J., took office today as president of the American Bar Association at the conclusion of the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago.  She is the first woman of color to become president of the 136-year-old organization and will serve as president until the close of the ABA […]

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