Peter Barnes didn’t take the traditional route. After briefly studying at Chicago State University and Parkland College, Barnes ended his studies because his family couldn’t afford to support his education during the 2008 financial crisis. Despite that setback, Barnes’ education never actually stopped. Continue reading Want To Start A B2B Tech Company? Here Are 5 Tips From A Millennial Entrepreneur
“I’m not going to give you the solution to diversity and inclusion in tech.” Continue reading eBay’s First Chief Diversity Officer on Humanizing Diversity and Inclusion
Use of the term ‘soft skills’ or ‘people skills’ has been thrown around a lot but what are professionals really doing to improve these skills?
DiversityBusiness has changed its name, focus and more – to serve and to be in step with a rapidly-changing business world. Continue reading DiversityBusiness.com rebrands as Omnikal
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National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), Celebrating 45 Years, Kicks Off Campaign to Showcase Its Network’s Achievements and Impact Continue reading NMSDC Affiliate Councils and MBES to Take Up the Challenge!
Read how three different DOBE’s pursued a career in their respective fields. Each one has brought their own vision and narrative to their businesses and are ready to give insight as to what entrepreneurship, certification, investment and what standing apart from the competition means to them.
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Black Accessory Designers Alliance™ (BADA) presented the creations of emerging accessory designers of color at their semi-annual New York Fashion Week Pop Up Soirée. Continue reading Black Accessory Designers Alliance presented the work of Emerging Accessory Designers of Color For NY Fashion Week on February 15
By Dr. Lisa Newton, Ph.D. Graduate of Union Institute & University
Whether it’s a new idea that needs money to start, or an existing business that needs money to grow, there are a lot of funding options that don’t require sharing ownership with investors. Continue reading Fund Your Business Without Sharing It
Corporate executives often talk about the need for boardroom diversity, but few do much about it. Women still hold slightly less than 20 percent of public corporate board seats. African-Americans hold less than 9 percent, Asians even less, about 5 percent, and Hispanics only about 4 percent. Continue reading Starbucks Set to Add Three to Board, Making It More Diverse
This 13-year-old entrepreneur from Detroit is the co-founder and CEO of Super Business Girl. Continue reading Asia Newson has a business that’s literally lit
As a person with a visible disability who has spent most of my professional career in HR leading diversity and inclusion, I’m frequently asked to offer an opinion on the merits of completing the DEI. Knowing how precious resources are to fill out any kind of survey or assessment tool, it’s an important question, where do companies get the greatest return on investment? Continue reading Here are 6 Reasons Why You Need the Disability Equality Index (DEI)