Here’s What I Learned From Being The Only Black Woman In The Conference Room

women of color who own their own businesses Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. In fact, “a much greater gender and racial pay gap have led women of color to start businesses at a higher rate out of necessity and the need to survive,” the This is not surprising to me. Growing up, I watched the sitcom…

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Facebook cofounder calls for company to break up over ‘unprecedented’ power

Chris Hughes wrote in the New York Times Facebooks acquisition of rival platforms has given Zuckerberg un-American control A cofounder of Mark Zuckerbergs power is unprecedented and un-American. Chris Hughes, who helped established Facebook after meeting Zuckerberg at wrote in the New York Times that Facebooks acquisition of rival platforms had given Zuckerberg unparalleled power…

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Senate bill wants to make it easier for ex-prisoners to start a business | Gene Marks

The New Start Act plans to use the power of entrepreneurship to help people who have been in prison build something special Should someone who committed a crime and served time in prison be allowed to start a business? One senator thinks so, and hes just introduced a bill to make it easier. Ben Cardin,…

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Facebook co-founder calls for company to break up over ‘unprecedented’ power

Chris Hughes wrote in the New York Times Facebooks acquisition of rival platforms has given Zuckerberg un-American control A co-founder of Mark Zuckerbergs power is unprecedented and un-American. Chris Hughes, who helped established Facebook after meeting Zuckerberg at wrote in the New York Times that Facebooks acquisition of rival platforms had given Zuckerberg unparalleled power…

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Women who belonged to Nxivm cult’s inner circle may testify against their former leader

(CNN)Keith Raniere was greatly admired by the women who joined Nxivm, the group he founded, said Raniere’s lawyer, Marc Agnifilo. Seagram liquor heiress Clare Bronfman, “Smallville” actress Allison Mack, Kathy Russell, Lauren Salzman and Nancy Salzman are co-defendants in Raniere’s federal case and have pleaded guilty to crimes ranging from visa fraud to racketeering. As…

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The economy isn’t getting better for most Americans. But there is a fix | Heather Boushey

US economic data leaves us in the dark. If we dont change the way we measure such progress, were unlikely to have much of it The economy is getting bigger, but not better. Not for most Americans, anyway. In the United States, additional income from productivity and growth has been faster than income; those in…

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Hasan Minhaj, Sandra Oh Among Honorees On List Of 100 Most Influential Asians

Gold House, an Asian collective that includes founders, creatives and leaders in a variety of fields, released its list Wednesday of the 100 most influential Asians Americans, Pacific Islanders and Asians who have influenced U.S. culture on Wednesday. The list coincides with the start of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.  “A100” list includes some heavy…

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The zero-waste revolution: how a new wave of shops could end excess packaging

Shops that minimise the environmental impact of our consumer habits are springing up across Britain. Could they help us avert catastrophe? The smell in the best high street in Britain, is lovely, too. I am captivated. Natural Weigh is part of a quiet revolution. Over the past two years, well over 100 of these stores…

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‘We made more than five billion teabags last year’

Image copyright Bettys and Taylors Group Image caption Yorkshire Tea makes billions of teabags every year So why is Yorkshire Tea so well loved? “Because it tastes so good,” says Lesley Wild, chair of Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate, the family business behind the brand. Image copyright Bettys and Taylors Group Image caption Frederick Belmont…

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Ivanka Trump returns to the world stage with Africa trip

(CNN)Ivanka Trump is taking her women’s entrepreneurship initiative to Africa, arriving in Ethiopia Sunday to promote the Trump administration’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative.

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