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.
When Nakia Stith took over her father's business, Top of the Clock, as
president and CEO, it wasn't easy. It took hard work and a new vision
to get the company out of the red and build it into a thriving firm
offering top-notch security and personal safety management to
corporations and banks. Here, Stith tells TNJ.com how she did it.
While big companies can afford to implement massive lay-offs to cut
operational costs, this is probably the last thing small business owners
will do to reduce the amount of money flowing out of their business. Save money without crippling your business.
Many people like to write down their goals for the year ahead. That was
exactly what businessman and entrepreneur Rod Brown wanted to do when he
created what he calls a "truth board." And it's helping him in his
business, OnceLogix, a minority-owned and operated software company that
specializes in web-based solutions for the behavioral health care
In a world where you can crowdfund even your craziest idea and then build it yourself with a desktop 3-D printer, some of the hottest new gadgets, devices and technologies are coming from garage inventors.