For Julia Landauer, a blossoming career in NASCAR has its roots in family quality time. For five years starting from when she was 10, Landauer’s parents took the family to a go-kart track two hours from their New York City home almost every weekend. Landauer says she started to win “right away” against her siblings, and she fell in love with racing. She made up her mind at 12 that she wanted to be a race car driver. Continue reading Julia Landauer Treats NASCAR Racing Like Building A Business
At one point in time, most teenagers believe that their parents are keeping secrets from them. But for the kids on Marvel’s Runaways, it turns out that their moms and dads have something a bit more sinister up their sleeve than just old embarrassing college pics or a surprise birthday gift. Continue reading Marvel’s Runaways’ Lyrica Okano Talks Hulu’s New Series and Diversity for Superheroes
This tech designer’s new app is a video game for individuals with cognitive needs
When 30-year-old app designer Nadia Hamilton was growing up, she noticed that her younger brother Troy, who was and is living with autism, needed support in completing everyday tasks. Brushing teeth and getting dressed were especially difficult. Continue reading Nadia Hamilton was inspired to launch MagnusCards by her brother with autism
It was 2007, the beginning of the Great Recession, a dark time for America and the rest of the world — something Lori Mabardi studied up close and every day. She was working as a researcher and economist in real estate. Her job was tracking the economy and telling the story of the housing crisis to help her clients make smart real estate decisions. Continue reading Meet The Mom And Economist Who’s Fed 100,000 Children (And Counting)
Three months ago, ex-Google employee James Damore published his highly criticized manifesto about why women are not biologically fit for tech roles. In doing so, he unintentionally did women a favor. He created a lightning rod that has brought unprecedented attention to the struggles of women in technology and encouraged droves of women to find the courage to come forward with their stories of sexual harassment, discriminatory hiring practices, unequal pay, and more. Continue reading Understanding The Deeper Stories Of Women Execs In Tech
When Ibtihaj Muhammad hit the scene at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, she immediately caught the attention of women everywhere. As the first Muslim-American woman to sport a hijab while competing for the United States, she was an instant hero. She went on to earn the bronze medal as part of Team USA. Continue reading Ibtihaj Muhammad talks diversity, body image and, of course, Barbie
Demarra Gardner says Black Women About Business is inspired by her own story, the need for resources and a soaring number of business owners. Continue reading This veteran entrepreneur is launching program to help new black female entrepreneurs
New Orleans voters elected LaToya Cantrell as mayor Saturday, making her the first woman to hold that position in the city’s 300-year history.
By Kenton Clarke
Founder & Social Entrepreneur | Omnikal
A Unified Sound Develops a Lasting Memory
The topic on many corporate minds today and conversations inside corporate teams is one of brand reputation and brand rescue. The most recent examples of message confusion, message delusion and brand salvage have been seen in the form of national ad campaigns, employee communication and corporate leaders’ far-reaching statements. Diversity and Inclusion. These two words are the running theme for the examples mentioned. Continue reading One Band One Sound – A Musical Path to Secure Your Brand’s Reputation
Workers’ ability to juggle the demands of the office and home is on the upswing, with those in charge greatly aiding the cause, new research suggests. In the Robert Half Management Resources survey, the majority of professionals (52 percent) said their work-life balance has improved from three years ago. Nine in 10 respondents (91 percent) reported their manager is very or somewhat supportive of their efforts to achieve this balance, and 74 percent said their boss sets a good or even excellent example.
Continue reading Are You A Manager? Ways to improve your employees’ work-life balance