Black Girls Code was created to “provide young and pre-teen girls of color opportunities to learn
in-demand skills in technology and computer programming at a time when
they are naturally thinking about what they want to be when they grow
up.” Recently, the nonprofit has garnered the attention of search giant Google. Last month, Google gave the organization teaching space valued at $2.8 million at its headquarters in NYC.
Odyssey Media has launched the 15-city "In the Black" tour to motivate and encourage networking opportunities for women entrepreneurs and professional women in transition. TNJ.com was in attendance for the NYC Ritz-Carlton, Battery Park leg of the tour and had a roundtable discussion with the team: Linda Spradley Dunn, Cheryl Walker-Robertson, Mikki Taylor and Becky Davis.
Studies indicate that the more you expose your brand to your target market, the better your chances of being recognized as a thought leader in your industry. This is extremely important since the success or failure of your business may ultimately depend on it.
Retaining talented staff members is more than difficult in a competitive
job market. This is where Kim Keating, CEO and founder of Keating
Advisors, steps in. She specializes in working with business leaders to
coordinate their strategy, organization design, and compensation