TNJ’s 25 Influential Black Women in Business excel in industry sectors and professions across the board, are resilient, resourceful and fearless. Professional Black women across the nation will gather throughout the year for various reasons. The constant in all these gatherings will be excellence, defined from common ground.
Five years ago, when CNN aired the fourth installment of its “Black in America” series, Americans got a candid glimpse into the Silicon Valley terrain — and its pervasive lack of diversity.
Many corporations are partnering with minority- and women-owned business enterprises in support of their own diversity and inclusion practices.
When The Network Journal held its first diversity roundtable on 2010, the very concept of “diversity,” with its race and gender association, was still struggling for respect.
For our mid-year Economic Roundtable, TNJ editors posed questions to a panel of Council of Urban Professionals members. Here are the responses.
With insights into what makes Black women tick as professionals, a report jointly published in 2015 by seven top-notch companies was a refreshing departure from the plethora of woebegone portraits of us, until the word “despite” showed up.
Access to capital is consistently ranked among women business owners’ greatest challenges in growing and elevating their businesses.
With Americans’ confidence in banks persistently low since the 2008 financial crisis, the American Bankers Association Community Engagement Foundation launched an interactive map to raise public awareness of the good deeds that banks perform in the communities they serve.
New federal regulations intended to promote workforce and supplier diversity in the financial services industry are welcome, but they are being criticized by a broad swath of industry observers as ineffective.