According to a recently released study from the Bureau of Labor
Statistics—millennials--the much ballyhooed group of people born between
1980 and the early 2000s, are the fastest growing of entrepreneurs in
the country—a stat that makes some people grin and others grimace.
Female entrepreneurs are less likely to take a salary than their male
counterparts this year (42% of women vs. 57% of men), according to the
2016 American Express OPEN Small Business Monitor. Here, we talk to American Express Open’s Research Advisor about the Monitor in detail.
The inaugural class of 14 has been selected for the highly competitive
Africa Business Fellowship (ABF), a joint-initiative of Econet,
Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), the Milken Institute, and the
African Leadership Network (ALN). These accomplished Fellows possess expertise in financial services,
technology, management consulting, and digital marketing, among other
Last month, DiversityInc announced its 2016 Top 50 Companies for
Diversity list and the company in the No. 1 slot is healthcare company
Kaiser Permanente. And among the top ten most diverse
corporations in the country, women have achieved near parity when it
comes to their numbers in management and are also among the top earners.
NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) has
selected two minority serving institutions for cooperative agreement
awards totaling approximately $1 million to help strengthen science,
technology, engineering and math (STEM) curricula at the schools.