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YouTube Hosts Women of Color in Technology Luncheon

Some of the biggest names in tech came together to share their stories and advice

Some of the biggest names in tech shared their stories and powerful advice at YouTube’s…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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#FridayReads

In Case You Missed It: Must Reads You Need This Weekend

Here are the must-reads that you missed at BE and around the web this week

Here’s a roundup of some of the best stories recently published on our site in…

By Selena Hill

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non-traditional

How to Break Into Startups the Non-Traditional Way

The "Breaking into Startups", podcast shows you how

Rubén Harris has a trait that every founder should possess: tenacity. Even with his non-traditional…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Erica Johnson-McElroy

Travel Elite: Erica Johnson-McElroy is Bringing Diversity to Luxury Hospitality

She works to promote the brand to encourage travelers (of all shades) to experience luxury when they visit Las Vegas

Erica Johnson-McElroy spoke with the Black Enterprise about the challenges of being a woman of…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Valerie E. Taylor

Computer Scientist Valerie E. Taylor Receives Distinguished Fellowship

Black female computer scientist is recognized with high honors

Valerie E. Taylor is being honored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for “broadening…

By Samara Lynn

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wisdom

#FridayReads | Fiction’s Wisdom

When we read, we find out who we are

I love reading—fiction and nonfiction—and wish I had time to read more. Of the 10…

By Robin White Goode

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crazy ideas

Where Do Kids Get Their Crazy Ideas About Money?

Probably you! Studies show many children pick up money habits and beliefs from their parents

According to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling’s 2012 Financial Literacy Survey, children learn financial…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Tech Racism

This Week in Tech Racism: Dec. 12, 2016

When racism and technology intersect; week of Dec. 12, 2016

This week in tech racism looks at a shocking class-action lawsuit brought against mainstream media…

By Samara Lynn

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Labor

What Trump’s Secretary of Labor Pick Means for You

Hint: Minimum wage will likely remain minimal

Find out what Trumps nomination of fast food executive, Andrew Puzder, as the US Secretary…

By Safon Floyd

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increase

Increase Your Income 20%-40% Without Leaving Your Job (Part 2)

The ins-and-outs of getting a PMP certification

Chris Daniel PMP shares how to turbocharge your career and boost earnings at your current…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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stressed

Dealing With Money Mistakes: Learn, Do Better, and Keep It Moving

Stay focused and get back on track

Everyone, including the wealthiest people, makes money mistakes. Don’t let that discourage you from continuing…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Pantsuit Nation

Tech 100: Are Black Women Too Critical of Pantsuit Nation?

Once a hub for progressive women, now the Facebook group has turned into mostly postings of daily good deeds—and some sisters don't like it

I often wonder if Pantsuit Nation’s critics, especially us black women, are being a little…

By Samara Lynn

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Groundwork

How Groundwork is Diversifying the Entrepreneurial Landscape [Part 1]

Jason Towns' Groundwork Accelerator program and venture fund is supporting untapped excellence in the innovation space

Jason Towns tells BE how his Groundwork Accelerator program and venture fund is helping minorities…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Amazon Go

The Future of Grocery Shopping is Here

Amazon Go is the new high-tech way to buy milk and bread

Can you imagine going to the supermarket, putting items into your basket, and then walking…

By Samara Lynn

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win college scholarships

Prepare Your Kids to Win College Scholarships Now

Debt-free college may be within your grasp if you follow these tips

I have a confession to make. I didn’t help either of my kids apply for…

By Robin White Goode

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wild rabbit

Hennessy and Pratt Institute Choose Winners of Project Wild Rabbit 2016

Hip-hop all-star Nas helped judge the competition

This year at Miami’s Art Basel festival, Hennessy and Pratt University chose the next generation…

By Aniesia Williams

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budget for charity

Strategic Giving: 4 Ways to Budget for Charity

Most people don't include their charitable giving into their financial planning, but here are some simple strategies to help you change that

Charitable giving is a good thing. However, most people don’t include their charitable giving as…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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promotion

8 Signs That You’re Up for a Promotion

Some good deeds do go noticed

If these 8 things are currently happening to you at work, there is a great…

By Safon Floyd

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Big EQ Campaign

Big EQ Campaign Promotes Social & Emotional Learning in Schools

Lack of emotional intelligence holds students, adults back, SEL leaders say

But long before this year’s tumultuous election, there were plenty of signs that K-12 students’…

By Robin White Goode

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employment

UNCF Addresses Employment Gaps of Black College Grads

A UNCF pilot program awarded $35 million in grants to 24 colleges and universities

UNCF recently announced that 24 colleges and universities will receive 5-year grants totaling $35.3 million…

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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