According to the National Urban Technology Center’s website, a 2013 OECD study published in the N.Y. Times cited that youth and adults in the U.S. are fairing dismally as compared to 19 other countries in proficiency areas such as literacy, math, and problem solving in technology-rich environments. Urban Tech hopes to change that. At its annual gala earlier this month, TNJ.com interviewed its president.
A group from Bennett College, which includes 20 students, will travel on an all-expenses-paid trip to China to conduct research, become immersed in the culture and learn more about clean energy as part of the 100,000 Strong Initiative by the Wanxiang Group, a multinational automotive components group headquartered in Hangzhou, China. Here, we talk to Bennett College President Rosalind Fuse-Hall about the program.
National Urban League Meets with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to Urge Diversity in the Federal Reserve System
Last week, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial and a delegation of economists met with Janet Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, on the issue of the lack of diversity within the Federal Reserve. Here, TNJ Senior Editor Sergie Willoughby speaks with Morial about how the meeting played out and what the next steps are.
Veteran Journalist Shaun Robinson has joined others who are committed to bringing STEM to girls in underserved communities. Recently, she launched the S.H.A.U.N. Foundation for Girls.
What began two and half years ago as a dream cultural connection between Harlem and Havana, Cuba is practically a reality. At a press conference last week at Sylvia’s Restaurant, several of those involved in that initiative, including Lloyd Williams of the Harlem Greater Chamber of Commerce, were on hand to relate the background and current status of the festival.
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