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Future uncertain for state"s women and minority business program

A proposed law in Albany could mean bigger margins for marginalized entrepreneurs—if Gov. Andrew Cuomo doesn't sideline it again. Brooklyn Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte is pushing a measure that... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

New York"s MWBE law expires this year — a bill would renew and expand hiring goals

A bill that would renew and broaden the minority- and women-owned business enterprise program in New York could be approved in the final days of the state legislative session in Albany. The MWBE program — which sets goals for awarding state government .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2019

Push to reform minority- and women-owned biz program in upcoming budget

Construction groups are preparing to push for changes to the state's minority- and women-owned business enterprise program ahead of the budget season, which kicks off in a matter of weeks. And... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 28th, 2018

Airport invites MWBEs to talk future contracting opportunities

Leadership of Memphis International is urging local minority- and women-owned businesses to attend a meeting this week about upcoming contracts. The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) will host a disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) info.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2019

Wichita State receives grant with aim of hiring more women, minorities

A $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will commit Wichita State University to improve its hiring and retention of women and minority faculty members, particularly in STEM fields. The university announced the 18-month program in a s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2019

Uncertain future for "super" seaweed after court ruling

Members of Maine's seaweed industry say a court ruling could dramatically change the nature of the business in the state, which has seen the harvest of the gooey stuff grow by leaps and bounds in the last decade......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 5th, 2019

Outstanding Women in Business 2019: Frances Ward-Johnson

Ward-Johnson recently won N.C. A&T State University a $500,000 grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation for a summer bridge program focused on writing......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 3rd, 2019

Business Journal seeks nominations for 2019 Minority Business Leaders Awards

The Dallas Business Journal’s annual Minority Business Leader Awards honor men and women from across North Texas for outstanding business and community leadership. Now in its 12th year, the program is accepting nominations through Nov. 14. The DBJ .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Who Are the Syrian Kurds the U.S. Is Abandoning?

U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to give a green light to a Turkish military offensive against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria effectively abandons one of America’s closest allies in the fight against Islamic State to an uncertain future......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 7th, 2019

Women Who Mean Business: Meet HBJ"s 2019 professional services honorees

Below are the HBJ's 2019 Women Who Mean Business professional services honorees. To see all of the honorees, scroll through the slideshow above. Chief marketing officer, Houston First Corp. Education: Bachelor’s, Sam Houston State Univers.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2019

Launching a Minnesota business? State has $2.5M to help you get started

Launch Minnesota, the new Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) program that carves out $2.5 million for startup entrepreneurs, is taking shape. Announced earlier this year, the bipartisan initiative now has some specifics......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2019

Ohio launches program to connect business, tech talent

The state of Ohio is kicking off a program designed to meet the needs of what arguably is the biggest challenge facing today's business owners: finding top tech talent. Lt. Gov. Jon Husted on Wednesday announced the launch of TechCred, a program th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2019

Now unlocked: Meet this year"s Women in Leadership

This year's Women in Leadership program recognizes executives who have made significant contributions to their business, industry and community. In August, we announced our 12th class of Women Who Mean Business honorees, and our second class of Women o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 2nd, 2019

Three Twin Cities women selected to national list of influential finance executives

Mary Grove of Revolution, Katie Lorenson of Alerus Financial Corp. and Laura Oberst of Wells Fargo have been selected to a national list of notable financial executives. The Business Journals’ Influencers: Finance program spotlights 100 executives.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 1st, 2019

Two Bham companies win Alabama Launchpad at imerge

The 2019 imerge event, the EDPA’s annual event showcasing innovation, paid homage to both the state's past and future in the innovation world. The event, held on Wednesday at Iron City, spotlighted Alabama's critical role in Apollo program and.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 30th, 2019

KCBJ celebrates the 2019 Women Who Mean Business [PHOTOS]

On the 20th anniversary of Women Who Mean Business, nearly 700 people came to celebrate the newest class of honorees. The event, hosted Friday at the Overland Park Convention Center, honored the program's 25 newest members. This year's class brings .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2019

Dayton debuts first Ohio chapter of American Business Women"s Association

A national organization aiming to unite businesswomen has officially expanded to Dayton. The American Business Women's Association (ABWA) installed its new Gem City chapter Aug. 13. This also marks the first ABWA chapter in the state of Ohio, acco.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 15th, 2019

Five things you need to know today, and meet your future bosses

Good morning, Cincinnati! Here are the five most important things you need to know to help start your busy business day: Belcan to expand, consolidate HQ Tom Demeropolis reports that Belcan, one of the Tri-State's largest private companies ($915 mi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 12th, 2019

Revealed: DBJ"s Outstanding Women in Business 2019 finalists

Thirty-six finalists and one Lifetime Achievement Award winner have been named in Denver Business Journal's 21st Outstanding Women in Business awards program. Daniels Fund President and CEO Linda Childears will be recognized as the 2019 Lifetime .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 11th, 2019

MBJ Podcast #16: How diverse supplier initiatives, global investment partnerships can boost Milwaukee"s economy

Supporting startup companies, women-owned and minority-owned business is key to growing Milwaukee's economy. In this week’s Milwaukee Business Journal Podcast, we talk with Teresa Esser and David Choi of Wisconsin’s Silicon Pastures on how the an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

Somerville"s new "diversity catalog" highlights minority and women-owned businesses

The citt is creating a directory of women and minority-owned businesses aimed at highlighting the city's business community while providing city agencies with a more diverse set of service procurement options......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019