Business

Women Lead the Way in Learning and Development

At the intersection of Black History Month and Women’s History Month, this post will discuss and celebrate the representation of women leadership in Learning and Development, setting an example of how leadership can and should reflect diverse population. March is dedicated to highlighting and reflecting on the often-overlooked contributions and milestones of women to United …

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The Invisible Black Business Woman – You Will See Me Now!

The United States of America is on the precipice of seeing another first in the anticipated retirement announcement of Washington, D.C. Justice Stephen Breyer from his seat as one of the nine justices on the Supreme Court. This announcement set off the usual frenzied speculation about who will be “the pick,” just like it did …

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Goldman Sachs – Helping to Grow Female Black Entrepreneurship

In the recent post, Hidden Figures: The Secret is Out!, I featured an incredible story of a family of Black women and their business successes. McKissack and McKissack is the outgrowth of the oldest minority/women-owned architectural and engineering firm in the United States. I would say that their success beat the odds of every negative …

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Settling Estates in DC: Dying Without a Will, the Probate Process, and Gentrification

Gentrification—the transformation of neighborhoods from low value to high value—is a long-debated issue in the United States. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), gentrification can lead to negative health consequences for affected individuals, including limited access to affordable housing, quality schools, transportation, social networks, and safe outdoor spaces for recreation and exercise. In …

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