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.
What good is a website if it isn’t generating revenue and interest for
your company? Websites can be great tools, when used properly. And
sometimes it takes a little creativity to drive people to your site and
then to get them to do business with your company.
It is completely possible to
turn your hobby into a money-making opportunity, but you have to start
thinking about what you love to do in a different light. Put on your
entrepreneurial hat and follow these tips to turn your hobby into extra
If your company website isn’t generating interest or income, then it
might be time for a website makeover. It is advisable to examine your
website's analytics and revamp the site when stats appear to be on a
With African-American women spending a reported half a trillion on hair
care and weaves, hair care would seem a wise business to enter. But
like all other industries, you have to make your products stand out. That's what hair salon owner Diane Da Costa has done.
One of the toughest businesses to venture into is the restaurant
industry. And a vegan restaurant would seem even tougher to make a go of
it. But Tamearra Dyson’s Souley Vegan, which she in 2006 in Oakland, is
thriving and expanding.