University Commits Another $100 Million to Faculty Diversity

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

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Rhonda Jackson- Being Her Own Wonder Woman

If we took an interior designer, mother, mentor, and contractor with an insatiable thirst for knowledge along with innovate ideas and rolled all of that into one person — her name would be Ronda Jackson.  Like Wonder Woman, she was born into a she-tribe that molded and sculpted her from the brick and clay of the Westside of Chicago.  Ronda is a wonderful reflection of the legion of sisters, mothers, advisors, matriarchs, and friends that have endowed her with superhuman inner strength and perseverance. Continue reading Rhonda Jackson- Being Her Own Wonder Woman

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NMSDC 2017- What To Do

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.
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Shonda Rhimes Just Became the Third Black Woman in the TV Hall of Fame

The prolific TV producer joined the ranks of Oprah Winfrey and Diahann Carroll. Some good news: Shonda Rhimes, the prolific TV producer—creator and killer of some of TV’s most beloved characters—was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame on Thursday. Rhimes is the third black woman to join the ranks of honorees; Oprah Winfrey was the first to be inducted in 1993, followed by actress and singer Diahann Carroll, who was inducted in 2011.

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The Story Behind Today’s Selena Quintanilla Google Doodle: Exclusive

On Tuesday (Oct. 17), Google premiered their first-ever Selena Quintanilla Google Doodle, an animated singing cartoon of the late Mexican-American singer designed to celebrate the life and legacy of one of Latin music’s most formidable stars. October 17, 1989 was the day of Quintanilla’s first studio album release, Selena; one that would lead to five more albums, the last of which would be released posthumouslyand become her first No.1 on the Billboard 200Continue reading The Story Behind Today’s Selena Quintanilla Google Doodle: Exclusive

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