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The celebrities we know and love aren’t jut making strides in their professional fields, but actively making a difference in diversity, equality and excellence.
Maia Chaka Becomes the First Black Woman to Officiate the NFL
This past season, Maia Chaka made history when she became the first Black woman to officiate an NFL game. Chaka, who has been a part of the NFL Officiating Development Program since 2014, has formally been added to the NFL officiating roster in an accomplishment that Chaka claims not only for herself but for her community. Her first game was on September 12, between the New York Jets and the Carolina Panthers. “But this moment is bigger than a personal accomplishment,” Chaka stated to the press, “It is an accomplishment for all women, my community and my culture.” Continue reading Firsts of Firsts: Making Black History – Black History Firsts
By Rhett Buttle, Forbes
October is National Women’s Small Business Month where we take time to recognize the achievements of female entrepreneurs and their positive impact on the economy. Prior to Covid-19, women were the fastest-growing segment of small business owners in the United States. Continue reading Advocating For Women Entrepreneurs: A Conversation With Women Impacting Public Policy President And CEO Candace Waterman
Stephanie Mendez, Good Morning America
When Lara Adekoya started baking cookies at the start of the pandemic, she never anticipated that a year later, celebrities like Issa Rae, Jenna Dewan, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Melissa Benoist and Lena Waithe would be lining up to order from her Los Angeles business, Fleurs et Sel. Continue reading How this 28-year-old’s pandemic cookie business became a celebrity favorite
By Sarah L. Kaufman, Washington Post
Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell knows how it feels to be the only Black dancer in the dressing room. Continue reading Black women are finally shattering the glass ceiling in dance
Leaving an institute of higher education and moving on into the workforce isn’t always easy, especially on the cusps of the end of a worldwide pandemic. Continue reading 6 Ways New Grads Can Standout and Land that First Real Job
BY Danielle Rose, Fast Company
Growing up in East Oakland, I personally experienced the diverse realities of the divide between the wealthy and poor, and the ricocheting effects of violence and substance abuse. Continue reading I am a Black female CEO, and this is how I redefined the white men’s club in tech
Let’s be honest — if you’re applying for a job, you’re probably not the only person qualified for the position. How can you stand out among the competition before an employer even gets to meet you?
By Casey Welch
Over the past year, colleges have struggled to adapt to the challenges presented by COVID-19, between the pressure to move entire degree programs online and the question of how best to connect with potential students in the absence of traditional events like college fairs and campus tours.
“How to Apply for Higher Education Careers – Revised Edition” is a free ebook for anyone interested in getting a job in higher education. Continue reading How to Apply for Higher Education Careers – Revised Edition
Prime Universal Network, a division of Prime Local TV Network, Inc., has signed a distribution agreement with international manufacturer, Hisense, and their content platform VIDAA. Continue reading Prime Universal Network, a husband and wife-owned, positive content television network signs with Hisense, the third largest TV manufacturer in the world