Archive | African Americans

Tuskegee University

Celebrating Black Achievement

Our celebration of Black History Month focuses on the opportunities for Black professionals and shares perspectives on how institutions, individuals and enterprises continue to play a role.

Read the full story

Posted in African Americans, Diversity & Inclusion, Entrepreneurs, Executives, Thought Leadership, Women

Tuskegee University Reaffirms Ties to Africa

Building on a relationship that started over 80 years ago, Tuskegee University, an HBCU, helps it’s Liberian sister school rebuild and refocus after years of civil war.

Read the full story

Posted in Africa, African Americans, Career Development, Organizations

Civil Rights Institutions In The 21st Century: NAACP, Rainbow PUSH, NAN

Diversity institutions such as NAACP, NAN and PUSH have been with us for decades and have been instrumental in making essential strides. How, though, have their missions and activities changed over the years? We discuss it with three of them.

Read the full story

Posted in African Americans, Diversity & Inclusion, Thought Leadership

Keith Wyche

Keith Wyche: Accepting Change, Garnering Success

Keith Wyche, President & CEO of Cub Foods the road to CEO shares his path to the executive office, the importance of leadership and how he made change management a strength.

Read the full story

Posted in African Americans, Executives, Leadership

DiversityMBA Executive Leadership Q&A with Cathy Hughes

Cathy Hughes, Founder and Chairperson of Radio One, Inc., member of the Radio Hall of Fame and the first women to own a #1 radio station in a major market talks about leadership, work-life balance, business and having a positive impact.

Read the full story

Posted in African Americans, Entrepreneurs, Executives, Leadership, Women

The Soul of a Woman: Dr. Maya Angelou

For more than four decades Angelou has dared millions to be formidable, educated and enthusiastic about life and its sometimes tumultuous curves.

Read the full story

Posted in Africa, African Americans, Career Development, Thought Leadership

development

The Keys and Obstacles to Developing MBAs of Color

Karen Johns of the Diversity Pipeline Alliance looks at why minorities have low participation in business programs, what we can do about it and why developing MBAs of color makes sense for companies as well as communities.

Read the full story

Posted in African Americans, Career Development, Education, Leadership, Talent Management

black women thinking - image courtesy of madamenoire.com

Uncovering The Leadership Potential Of Black Women

The League of Black Women’s survey about the challenges of developing black women leaders identifies key areas that corporations and individuals need to look at in order to leverage the potential of black women.

Read the full story

Posted in African Americans, Career Development, Leadership