Virginia has hired Carla Williams as its new athletics director, the program announced Sunday. The hire makes Williams the fifth female AD at the Power 5 level and the first African-American female AD ever at a Power 5 school. Continue reading Carla Williams becomes first African-American female Power 5 AD
When it comes to famous film festivals in America and beyond, names like Sundance, Tribeca, and Cannes often come to mind. And if mogul Sheila C. Johnson has her way, the Middleburg Film Festival she founded will also garner both name recognition and respect in cinematic circles. Continue reading Sheila Johnson Talks Middleburg Film Festival and Passion for the Arts
Rapper’s most recent effort was raising $2.2 million for Chicago Public Schools Continue reading Chance the Philanthropist has the receipts
Columbia University will expand its ongoing commitment to diversity in its faculty, dedicating another $100 million over the next five years—in addition to $85 million since 2005—to support recruitment and career development for professors, doctoral and post-doctoral students who traditionally have been underrepresented in higher education. Continue reading University Commits Another $100 Million to Faculty Diversity
Teresa White, the first woman and African-American president of Georgia-based insurance giant Aflac U.S., has the knack to inspire. So says Seychelle Hercules, a formerly bashful girl who went on to win Georgia’s Miss Columbus pageant after hearing the trailblazing black executive speak. Continue reading Black, Female Insurance Exec on Quest to Mentor Teen Girls
NMSDC (National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.), headquartered in New York City, is an organization comprised of a network of 24 affiliate regional councils across the country (including SCMSDC), all of whom provide minority business certification and business development opportunities.
The NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange coming to Detroit, MI, October 22-25, 2017 is the nation’s premier forum on minority supplier development. For four days, more than 6,000 corporate CEOs, procurement executives and supplier diversity professionals from the top multinational companies, as well as leading Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business owners and international organizations will convene at Cobo Center to re-energize their collective efforts to Certify > Develop > Connect > and Advocate for solid minority firms in the global corporate supply chain.
Continue reading NMSDC 2017- What To Do
For its ninth annual awards program, the African American Film Critics Association has proclaimed 2017 the “year of the woman in cinema.” Continue reading African American Film Critics Assn. Proclaims 2017 ‘Year of the Woman’
If you find yourself daydreaming about the career you hope to have “someday” but then are reluctantly dragging your feet all the way into your part-time job, you’re making one major mistake. You aren’t making the most of your future career now! Continue reading 5 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Future Career Now
David A. Thomas, a professor at Harvard University and a former dean at Georgetown University, will be the next president of Morehouse College, school officials announced Monday morning. Continue reading Morehouse has a new leader — via the Ivy League
Roshara Sanders is pairing her passion for food with her commitment for service through a new relationship with Habitat for Humanity. Continue reading Veteran Chef Roshara Sanders Mixes Food With Service