Capital One and the nonprofit organization Count Me In have teamed up to
create the Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps (WVEC), a new mentorship
and training program that helps female veteran entrepreneurs start new
The buying power of African-Americans continues to grow, but advertisers
are missing the mark by passing over black-oriented media. That
is the conclusion of a Nielsen report, which shows that of the $75
billion spent last year in the U.S. on television, magazines, Internet
and radio advertising, less than 3 percent went to media focused on
As expected, President Obama used the stage at the UN General Assembly
Tuesday morning to touch on practically all of the global urgencies the
U.S. faces, and, as expected, Syria and Iran got the most attention.
As half a decade has passed, business schools have altered
syllabuses, added courses and amped up attention to ethics. But a
simmering debate continues over whether business schools have done
enough to mint future business leaders who won’t repeat mistakes that
led to the crisis.
On October 30, filmmaker Spike Lee will receive the coveted Lillian and
Dorothy Gish Prize, which carries a reward of $300,000. Established in 1994, the award is the highest and
most prestigious honor given to an artist in the United States. Past
honorees include Frank Gehry, Arthur Miller, Anna Deavere Smith, Bob
Dylan and Trisha Brown.