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Kwame Thomison

Coffee With: Asana Engineer Kwame Thomison

Learn more about the career path of Kwame Thomison, an Engineering Site Lead at Asana…

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intern

From Intern to Mogul: 5 Celebrities Who Were Once Interns

Chance the Rapper may not just be looking for a new intern, he could actually groom the next big mogul

In light of Chance the Rapper’s quest for a new intern read about the business…

By Selena Hill

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black women

Black Women Making an Impact in Corporate America

Recognizing corporate social responsibility officers working in underserved communities

In a world filled with challenges and endemic social ills, it’s refreshing to know that…

By Christal Jackson

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Andrew McCaskill

Coffee With: Nielsen Senior Vice President Andrew McCaskill

Andrew McCaskill, Senior Vice President of Global Communications & Multicultural Marketing at Nielsen, opens up…

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La Vesha Parker

Day In The Life: Meet Etsy Software Engineer La Vesha Parker

Meet La Vesha Parker, a Software Engineer at Etsy located in Brooklyn, New York. See…

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Elaine Welteroth

Teen Vogue Editor Elaine Welteroth on Work, Life, and Balance [Video]

The 30-year-old boss talks about leading Teen Vogue, her fiance, and the importance of self-care

Watch Teen Vogue Editor Elaine Welteroth’s interview with Black Enterprise’s Selena Hill to discuss her…

By Selena Hill

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Scoop B

Ask BE: Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson Talks Sports And Branding

For Scoop B, branding and sports go hand-in-hand

Sports and entertainment journalist Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson stopped by Black Enterprise to discuss his…

By Selena Hill

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music

Former Lawyer Turned Rapper Talks Success in Music and Business

Mekka Don used his legal expertise to become a successful entrepreneur and artist

Mekka Don tells BE why he decided to leave his full-time job as a corporate…

By Crystal I. Berger

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Justin Adu

A New Type of Mad Men: Justin Adu Helps You Claim Your Creativity

Tips from a jack-of-all-trades

In an insightful interview, creative director Justin Adu shares how creatives can be it all…

By Safon Floyd

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Good Manners Are Still Good Business

Etiquette will never be out of style.

Protocol and etiquette expert, Cheryl Walker-Robertson shares her story and stresses the need for social…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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ESPN

ESPN 26-Year-Old Senior Publicist Talks Being Young & Successful

Gianina Thompson shares what it means to be young, successful and magical

Find out how ESPN senior publicist, Gianina Thompson, landed a career at the top sports…

By Safon Floyd

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kids league

The Kids League Founder Answers Call to Impact Her Community

Founder of The Kids League Surayya Barbee discusses the mission of this innovative nonprofit organization dedicated to mentoring underprivileged youth

The Kids League Founded by Surayya Barbee is a non-profit organization which which creates educational…

By Daron Pressley

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Lee Gause

Celebrity Dentist Lee Gause Opens up About Work, Art, and Love

The dentist to the stars and former reality show star talks about his passion for work, art, and giving back—and why he's still single

In an exclusive Facebook Live chat, Dr. Lee Gause talked to BE’s Selena Hill about…

By Selena Hill

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Tech Biz Gurl

Tech Biz Gurl Talks About Making It in Tech as a Black Millennial

Advocates side hustles and tech aptitude

Jessica Williams, aka Tech Biz Gurl, shares insight on her success as an entrepreneur and…

By Tia Walker

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pay gap

How to Narrow the 37% Pay Gap Between Black and White Women

Gyal's Network is an online platform that connects diverse women and confronts issues of equal pay head-on

There are several factors that drive the gender pay gap, but Jasmine Gill of Gyal’s…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Dr. Wright Jones

Getting Candid With Superstar Plastic Surgeon Dr. Wright Jones

Star of Lifetime’s docuseries 'Atlanta Plastic,' Dr. Wright Jones discusses his journey to success and his philanthropic contributions that have helped to improve the community

Cosmetic plastic surgeon Dr. Wright Jones opened up to BE about determination in the face…

By Regan Farley

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Taco Bell

This Is What Defying the Odds Looks Like

Tia Travis on how Taco Bell saved her life by providing her with more than just a job; they have given her the opportunity to advance professionally while supporting her education

Find out how 21-year-old Taco Bell Restaurant General Manager, Tia Travis, has risen in the…

By Safon Floyd

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chief diversity officer

On the Move: American Express Designates Nancy Testa Chief Diversity Officer

The global credit card company makes strides toward inclusive culture.

Meet the recently appointed Chief Diversity Officer of American Express, Nancy Testa and find out…

By Safon Floyd

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abroad

These 9 Cool Jobs Can Take You Abroad

Your dream job may take you overseas

Check out these 9 cools jobs that could afford you the opportunity to see the…

By Safon Floyd

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travel writer

How’d You Do That?: Travel Writer Kristin Braswell Talks Living Her Dream

The creator of Crush Global shares the secret to transforming your passion into a lucrative career

Find out how travel writer Kristin Braswell successfully merged her passion and her skills to…

By Safon Floyd

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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