With the help of a $300,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the
HBA has launched The Lillian Project to help
low-income, African American women in Harlem become entrepreneurs. TNJ Senior Editor Sergie Willoughby recently spoke to Gina Ramcharan, project director of The Lillian Project, and Regina Smith, exec. dir. of the HBA, to find out more about the Project.
The U.S. Small Business Administration recently launched Certify.sba. gov, a new website to further streamline and improve
the application processes for small businesses and entrepreneurs seeking
to do business with the federal government.
There’s a new initiative for STEM students looking for that coveted future tech job at that sought-after innovative company. TMCF CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., a former
HR exec in the tech space, has forged a first-of-its-kind 10-yr program committed to HBCU students that he
says is also “a solution to Apple’s diversity challenges.” Here, Taylor speaks to TNJ.com about the particulars.