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.
Willpower: It’s the key to successful weight loss, right? In fact, no. When it comes to battling the forces of food cravings, relying on your willpower is like facing down the Navy SEALs with nothing but a pointy stick.
THE AMERICANS WITH Disabilities Act turned 25-years-old this weekend, and given its impact on breaking down the barriers disabled people face over the last two and a half decades, it deserves to be celebrated. The ADA offered disabled people unprecedented protections against discrimination and jumpstarted a wave of construction that made the built environment more accessible for disabled people.