IBM and Amazon join efforts to engage women of color in technology

Amazon and IBM Join AnitaB.Org in Supporting Female Technologists – Yahoo Finance

AnitaB.org is a nonprofit social enterprise committed to increasing the representation of women technologists in the global workforce. BELMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global nonprofit AnitaB.org announced Amazon’s...

Blacks in STEM Honored at Gala – BlackEngineer.com

By Lango Deen Engineering deans of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) hold many events at the BEYA Conference, including the Dean’s Breakfast, where members...
Beto O’Rourke

Beto O’Rourke Plans To Shift $50B in Contracting to Women And Minority Owned Small...

MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE — Today, Beto O’Rourke unveiled a plan to support America’s small business owners, increase access to capital and markets for entrepreneurs...

The Quandary of Combating Government Fraud

By John Maynard If program managers fight fraud, they confirm it exists in their program, which can provide political fodder for those attacking social benefit...
college graduation

Pay Gap Persists for Minority College Grads – Economic Policy Institute

By Elise Gould, Zane Mokhiber, and Julia Wolfe The fallout from the Great Recession did a lot of damage to...
Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

Elizabeth Warren Wants Nation to Focus on Small Biz, Labor – The Atlantic

By Stacy Mitchell - Co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance In her speeches, Warren has linked the hopes and fears of small businesses with...

Civil Rights New Battle Ground, Public Procurement – Next City

By Oscar Perry Abello There’s a battle for Atlanta going on right now — for its airport, specifically. Citing corruption and waste, the Republican-led, majority-white...

Cuomo announces highlights of FY 2020 Budget

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the highlights of the FY 2020 Budget. The Budget promises to deliver provisions for social and economic justice, increases...

New Report Details Plan to Fix NYC’s Commercial Waste System – waste360

New York City has the chance to turn private sanitation jobs into great jobs if it supports a seven-point plan to fix the city’s...

Jamaica FEASTS program for food entrepreneurs expands across Queens

The city’s Economic Development Corporation will partner with Queens Library and the borough president’s office to expand a popular business incubator program in Jamaica. The...