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.
ADCOLOR announced today 2016 Honorees and Nominees for the 10th Annual
ADCOLOR Awards as well as the 2016 Class of ADCOLOR FUTURES. The 10th
Annual ADCOLOR Awards on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, highlight and
honor the achievements of professionals and diversity & inclusion champions in creative industries.
Recently, the U.S. State Department held an online press conference to discuss the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Summit. This year’s Summit agenda and how the U.S.
Government and major U.S. private sector partners are supporting GES and
entrepreneurs around the world was discussed. They also spoke about how fostering
entrepreneurship around the globe is important to U.S. foreign policy.
Last year, the Congressional Black Caucus launched to CBC Tech 2020 Initiative to address the lack of African American talent in the technology pipeline. On its one-year anniversary, the initiative is still going strong.