TIAA recently announced the TIAA Difference Maker 100 Honorees – 100 individuals working in the nonprofit sector who have made significant contributions in their communities and throughout the world. Continue reading TIAA Unveils the TIAA Difference Maker 100 Recognizing Extraordinary People Helping to Create a Better Tomorrow
Angelique Brunner was once the only African American woman in VC from NYC to Atlanta. Now, she runs a $500 million investment firm that is revitalizing D.C.
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How has the NMSDC helped your business?
The NMSDC has helped our business by providing access to corporate personnel and information about business opportunities that we may not have gotten through any other mechanism.
Continue reading Make the Most of Your National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) Certification
“What comes next? What is my next passion?”
Those are the two questions retired NBA star and Academy Award winner Kobe Bryant claims athletes have to ask themselves. Continue reading Kobe Bryant and nine other athletes have been supersmart investors
Netflix is creating a new executive position that will focus on inclusion and diversity among employees of the streaming entertainment giant.
by Mackenna Cummings
You may recognize RuPaul Charles from his global phenomenon hit show, RuPaul’s Drag Race, or as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People.
Continue reading RuPaul Charles: Creating Opportunities for the LGBTQ+ Community
The Detroit native studied at Penn and Stanford, worked for Goldman and Google, and now runs the gig economy pioneer that Ikea acquired in 2017. Continue reading Stacy Brown-Philpot of TaskRabbit on Being a Black Woman in Silicon Valley
Dr. Shayla Creer and Robert McCray are the founders behind Live Alkaline Water, which is now the first Black-owned water brand to be sold in Walmart. Continue reading Black-Owned Alkaline Water Brand Becomes the First To Be Sold At Walmart
What you wear on your feet reflects your personality, status Continue reading 5 Things Your Shoes Say About You
Working in an industry where you are one of very few women can be challenging enough — but imagine what it’s like to be the only woman on staff. Continue reading How this 23-year-old became the only full-time woman trader at the New York Stock Exchange
Mellody Hobson, president of Chicago-based investment firm Ariel Investments, will be moving into a role as Starbucks’s vice chair following Executive Chairman Howard Schultz‘s departure on June 26. Continue reading Mellody Hobson Will Become Starbucks Vice Chair After Howard Schultz Departure
Why certify? Businesses that are certified as minority owned are subject to different laws and regulations than other businesses and as such are very different entities from typical enterprises. Unlike a standard business license or registration, a minority-owned business enterprise certification is not required to run a minority-owned business, although certification can provide many benefits for a company—especially in regards to government contracting.
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