Talk about a career change: Dominique Reighard-Brooks started on “America’s Next Top Model.” Today, she co-owns E.E. Ward, the oldest black-owned business in America. Continue reading How 1 Woman Strategically Used Her Talents to Go From ‘Top Model’ to Top Entrepreneur
Earlier today, the 2019 Oscar nominations were announced, and, sadly, the directing category is 100 percent male. It seems we learned nothing from the 2018 Golden Globes ceremony, when Natalie Portman called out the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for its lack of female nominees in the directing category. While the Oscars did nominate Greta Gerwig last year for Lady Bird, Portman’s call-out is indicative of Hollywood as a whole. Female directors are, by and large, ignored when it comes to awards season.
Taraji P. Henson will be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. Continue reading Taraji P. Henson to be honoured with star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Robo-taxi developer Zoox isn’t the biggest or best-funded player in the self-driving vehicle space and hasn’t logged the most test miles. But when a new CEO joins the Silicon Valley startup next month, it will leapfrog competitors in one important way: It will be the only autonomous vehicle tech firm led by a woman. Continue reading Women Aren’t Running Self-Driving Car Startups; Zoox Is About To Change That
Senator Kamala Harris, the California Democrat and barrier-breaking prosecutor who became the second black woman to serve in the United States Senate, declared her candidacy for president on Monday, joining an increasingly crowded and diverse field in what promises to be a wide-open nomination process. Continue reading Kamala Harris Joins Democratic Presidential Field
When college students can spend several months at top international firms like Goldman Sachs, they naturally come away with valuable résumé-building experience. But what’s often left out of the conversation is the value that students inject back into the business. Continue reading Students In The Workplace Keep Industry And Academia On The Cutting Edge
Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose rapturous odes to nature and animal life brought her critical acclaim and popular affection, has died. She was 83. Continue reading Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Mary Oliver Dies at 83
How one woman overcame adversity and found success in space.
Diana Trujillo has always looked to the stars.
Growing up in Colombia during the 1980s, a place and time known for its civil unrest, she would stargaze to escape from the danger in her country. “I knew there had to be something better than this,” she recalls, adding, “Somewhere better than where I was.”
It’s that yearning which pushed Trujillo to immigrate to the United States with only $300 in her pocket, receive a degree in aerospace mechanics and biomechanics, and become one of the first Hispanic women to break into the aerospace industry.
The CEO of Chase Consumer Banking weighs in on the importance of saving. Continue reading Thasunda Brown Duckett, on building a legacy and investing in your future
Is college the best choice for you?
For generations, high school students like you have been told that a college degree is the route to success and financial security. Continue reading Is college the only path? Picking the education that’s best for you