In the ongoing conversation about the lack of African American women and girls in STEM, Google has
been making efforts to change the narrative. Leading the charge is the
company’s newly hired Head of Black Community Engagement, Valeisha
Butterfield. Here, TNJ.com talks to Butterfield about Google’s tech initiatives and upcoming plans to engage with the Black community.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, as of 2012,
there were 12,200 home health agencies on record in the United States.
And entrepreneur-turned-author Shashicka Tyre-Hill has gotten a piece of
that pie. TNJ.com caught up with the CEO and founder of Miracle Home Care, a multi-million dollar home care agency, to talk about her road to success and tips on becoming an entrepreneur.
Based upon data compiled and analyzed from 1983 through 2011, the
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has found that today’s small business
owners are paying less in interest expenditures on loans than did their
predecessors of 30 years ago. According to the IRS study – conducted and
measured in inflation-adjusted numbers – the typical small business
owner in 2011 paid 4 times less than did a sole proprietor in 1983.