Google Tackles the Tech Divide, Partners with Black Girls Rock! to Promote African American Girls in STEM
In the ongoing conversation about the lack of African American women and girls in STEM, Google has been making efforts to change the narrative. Leading the charge is the company’s newly hired Head of Black Community Engagement, Valeisha Butterfield. Here, TNJ.com talks to Butterfield about Google’s tech initiatives and upcoming plans to engage with the Black community.
From VC to Entrepreneur, Tech Insider Sarah Kunst Is Celebrating the Release of Her Fitness App Proday
A mere 4 percent of female-led startups are run by Black women. One of those women is Sarah Kunst. But discouraging stats aside, Kunst is not letting the numbers stop her. After building a more than impressive career in the tech world, Kunst has launched a new fitness app called Proday.
More than $3.1 billion! That’s how much is being spent by businesses annually on remedial writing training. According to a study from CollegeBoard, a panel established by the National Commission on Writing, blue chip businesses are spending as much as $3.1 billion on remedial writing training each year for their employees. Today, in a business world driven by online content, this is especially true. But poor writing skills can be improved.
There is a common misconception that “leaders are born, not made.” But this is far from true. Leadership is a skill, and like other skills it can be learned, if you are willing to do the work.
The WH and federal agencies announced an effort to provide tailored support from the Federal gov't to 16 Summer Impact Hubs. These communities have each been paired with a Federal “Summer Ambassador” who will partner with them to meet their locally-driven goals by leveraging existing Federal resources, breaking down agency siloes, and building new local and national partnerships.
As U.S. startups compete, entrepreneurs from the developing world are using those on-demand business models in their countries.
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At the click of a button, businesses can make products or services available in hundreds of countries. The possibilities are now huge.
Here are a few tech ideas that have helped smaller firms compete with their larger counterparts.
We all want the five-star treatment at hotels. But if you don't want to pay five-star prices, take the advice from current and former hotel employees.