Savoy Magazine Announces the 2019 Most Influential Women in Corporate America
The Leading African American lifestyle and business publication Savoy Magazine announces the 2019 listing of the...
Steven Williams appointed to Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Foods North America
PepsiCo, Inc. announced that Steven Williams, currently senior vice president and chief commercial officer for Frito-Lay’s U.S....
Howard University Rises in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Graduate School Rankings
Howard University’s graduate programs in social work, business, education, and law increased in the annual national rankings...
M12 announces $4 million Global Competition for Women Entrepreneurs
Microsoft Corp.’s venture fund, in collaboration with the EQT Ventures fund and SVB Financial Group, on Thursday announced the Female Founders Competition, seeking to accelerate funding for top women-led startups focused on enterprise technology solutions. Two winners will share $4 million in venture funding, as well... Read more
Association For Enterprise Opportunity Launches The Tapestry Project To Advance Business Development Of Black-Owned Firms
The Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the way that capital and services flow to underserved Main Street businesses, has opened the application cycle for The Tapestry Project, an initiative dedicated to advancing Black business development. AEO’s recent report, The... Read more
How Fifth Third Bank is Taking a Stand for Women- and Minority-owned Businesses
$5 million investment helps connect small businesses with financing and education As Laura Mitchell of Luxury Cake Company in Chicago prepared to expand her small business, she faced a less-than-sweet dilemma: Business was growing, but taking on larger clients required a substantial financial investment in a... Read more
Q&A with James Mobley, Cisco’s Vice President of Security, Collaboration and IoT Services
How did you learn to lead and who were your early examples? Playing football in East Texas, where I grew up, our coaches stressed not only the importance of winning, but winning with class. They taught us to be overly prepared – to try to anticipate... Read more
AARON WALTON: Blazing Diverse Trails In Advertising And Fashion With Integrity And Innovation
“I’m amazing today, and you?” says the receptionist. How many times have you walked into an office where you have felt trans- formed just by the greeting? The atmosphere at Walton Isaacson, under the leadership of Co-Founders Aaron Walton, Cory Isaac- son, and the“Angelic Troublemakers”they hire,... Read more