DiversityMBA Magazine is committed to helping diverse professional achieve their full potential With that as are focus, we believe the best way we can celebrate Black History Month is by celebrating the triumphs of black professionals. We’ve combed through hundreds are articles to bring you a small collection of stories emphasizing triumphs through perseverance, education and vision. We believe these traits are crucial to professional success and also to the success of the black community.
We look at these traits from 3 angles: 1) How institutions play a role, 2) How individuals guide their own success & 3) How our communities (and companies) can support further advancement.
How Black Institutions Can Champion Progress
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.
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.
How Black Executives Make Their Mark
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.
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.
How We Can Foster Greater Black Achievement
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.
A look at the personal and professional obstacles that black women face in becoming leaders. The League of Black Women’s survey identifies key areas that corporations and individuals need to look at in order to leverage the potential of black women.