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.
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.
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.
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.