Education

AT&T Diversity Chief: “Diversity Means Creating a Culture”

By: Derek T. Dingle

A 22-year veteran at AT&T, Corey Anthony has held leadership positions in an array of vital areas, ranging from wireless and network operations to finance and global customer service. His current role at the telecom giant, which produced revenues of $160.5 billion and had roughly 254,000 employees on its payroll...

How Black Women Can Show We’re Ready to Lead

By: Alisa Gumbs

Black women can achieve power in corporate America, if we get real about the barriers we’re facing, if we’re united in our quest to overcome them, and if we’re willing to engage advocates and allies to help us get there. That was the message at a special session during this...

Black Scientist Awarded Over 100 Patents To Be Honored

By: Adedamola Agboola

George Njoroge, Ph.D., has been awarded over 100 patents for his work in cancer and immunology research and discovery. Although all of Njoroge’s patents and accomplishments were all in the United States, a quick search online reveals media coverage largely from African publishers. This weekend the scientist will be honored...

Brian Reaves Is Re-Engineering Diversity and Inclusion at Dell

By: Derek T. Dingle

“The goal is for Dell to become the employer of choice for all. Our leadership realizes D&I as a business imperative and its shift from something you do to who you are at every layer of your business.” Having served in a number of engineering and tech positions for more...

10 Highest Paying Jobs that Don’t Require a Degree

By: Courtney Connley

While job opportunities for non-degree holding professionals may seem scarce, there are still industries that provide a path to employment and great career growth for those who have never had the college experience.  Even better, some of these industries offer the highest paying jobs that do not require a college...

The 4 Things You Need to Do While Unemployed

By: Kandia Johnson

Most people would agree, being unemployed sucks, especially if you’ve been desperately looking for a new job for quite some time. However, a change in your perspective about your downtime can open a new door of opportunities to land a new job. To get some insight into things to do while you’re...

Intel Corp. Names Window Snyder As Its First Chief Security Officer

By: Adedamola Agboola

Window Snyder will leave Fastly at the end of the month to join Intel’s Platform Security Division at its new chief software security officer, vice president, and general manager. At her new role, which she begins in early July, Snyder will be responsible for ensuring that Intel maintains a competitive security...

How to Be Grounded In Purpose

By: Lydia Blanco

When you think of purpose, what are some of the first things that come to mind? Maybe it’s what you’ve identified as your calling in life or an intention you’ve set for the season you are in. Whatever it is, the real question is are you living on purpose? Founder...

At Citigroup, Black Diversity Drops For The Eighth Consecutive Year

By: Adedamola Agboola

For the eighth consecutive year, black diversity inside of Citigroup Inc., America’s fourth-largest bank, is down to just 1 in 10 employees, according to the company’s own internal diversity report. At the executive or senior manager level, black workers make up just 10.4% of Citigroup’s workforce, compared to 77.9% of...

Exec Who Oversaw BP’s Oil Spill In The Gulf Joins INROADS Board of Directors

By: Adedamola Agboola

Darryl Willis, a senior executive at Google has been appointed to a three-year term on INROADS Inc.’s national board of directors. He will be working with other fellow board members to pioneer strategies for INROADS to continually support and develop talented youth nationally and globally. Willis, the current vice president...

Reflecting on Barack Obama’s Accomplishments in Tumultuous Times

By: Carolyn M. Brown

The constantly breaking political news cycle is enough to leave nerves frayed. These turbulent time may make you long for days (read: administrations) past and see this as a good time to step back and reflect on calmer days when Barack Obama was in the White House. Some may want...

8 Best Job Searching and Career Websites for People of Color

By: Kandia Johnson

From the employee who dreams about landing an executive role at a company but notices a lack of diversity in the C-suite to the entrepreneurs struggle to get funding for their startup—when it comes to career advancement, people of color face an uphill battle. So, we’ve rounded up a few inspirational...

[Breaking] San Francisco Now Has Its First Black Woman Mayor

By: BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

London Breed will be the first black woman mayor of San Francisco after her opponent conceded the election results, reports CNN.  Breed claimed victory after her opponent, Mark Leno, a former California state senator, conceded in a tight election race. Breed and Leno battled for the position after the untimely...