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...
Black Restaurant Week Serves Up Cuisine And Cocktails
Enticing foodies across the nation with the soulful flavors and tantalizing aromas of Pan-African cuisine, Black Restaurant Week...
It’s Time to Measure Board Inclusiveness
How much is “enough” diversity? To be sure, diversity improves board performance. This premise is widely accepted from a range of stakeholders – from board chairmen, to investors, to key influencers and even regulators. Recognizing its potential, most boards aim for a simple (in concept, anyway)... Read more
Optimizing Your Network
An executive’s network is a critical tool for their career.  As an executive advances, their network is the primary source for career opportunities.  In fact, outplacement experts suggest that ~85% of new roles are secured through an executive’s network.  Beyond new roles, a network can be... Read more
Ameren Illinois President Richard Mark Understands How Diversity and Inclusion Drive Results
Recently, Ameren Illinois President Richard J. Mark was recognized by the Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce for his efforts to champion diversity and inclusion at Ameren Illinois.  As a leader of the largest energy delivery company in downstate Illinois, Mark is keenly aware of the role... Read more
Men’s Wearhouse Helps Americans Re-Enter The Workforce
Men’s Wearhouse is proud to announce that the National Suit Drive has collected a record one million donations to date. This year has been the most successful Suit Drive since the program’s inception eight years ago, helping countless unemployed Americans. The National Suit Drive aims to... Read more
Twitter sets employee diversity targets
The Twitter workforce is 34 percent female. By next year, the social media site wants to boost that number to 35 percent. The modest goal is among several diversity objectives at Twitter that the tech company announced Friday, marking its first time publicly pledging targets. “We’re... Read more