The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for, “How do you deal with the pressures of work and being a new parent?” is written by Heather Zynczak, chief marketing officer at Pluralsight. Continue reading Advice for New Working Moms: Stop Taking Advice
This rapidly growing segment of the population is gaining ground in business Continue reading Latinas on the Rise
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
Women of color have always been enterprising. In its latest annual State of Women-Owned Businesses report, which uses Census and other national data to track trends, American Express OPEN estimates that women of color are responsible for 78 percent of the nearly 2.8 million women-owned firms opened over the last decade. Continue reading Digital Platform Offers Multicultural Women A Chance to Win $25,000 in Small Business Funding
These powerful women are bringing more diversity to top positions Continue reading Asian Women Breaking Barriers
By Barbara Weltman
While businesses are barred from discriminating against job applicants and employees on the basis of sex, the federal government does give a little edge to businesses owned by women. Under the law, the federal government has a goal of awarding 5 percent of its contracts to women-owned businesses that have received certification. In fact, in the government’s fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, the SBA reported that the government actually awarded 5.05 percent of prime and subcontracts to women-owned businesses totaling $17.8 billion. Continue reading It’s a Big Deal to Be a Women-Owned Small Business
“WE ARE NMSDC”
National Minority Supplier Development Council, 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!
The Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) announced on March 14th the 50 Most Powerful Latinas (MPL) in corporate America list through its media partner Fortune Magazine, and the MPL Summit hosted by its educational partner Columbia University which will take place on May 20th. Continue reading The 50 Most Powerful Latinas in Corporate America
When Alejandrina Guzman and Micky Wolf sought the top two spots of the University of Texas at Austin’s student government, they ran under the motto “Let’s RALLY,” defining what they’d be about. Continue reading University Of Texas Elects First Physically Disabled, Latina Student President
Read how two 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 the challenges they face, what keeps them motivated, and what makes them different from the competition. Continue reading Business Spotlight!