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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

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

Grand Canyon Education Embraces Life as a Different Kind of Business

With its flagship school now a nonprofit, Grand Canyon is looking to a future as an online program management companyRelated Stocks: LOPE,.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusJun 15th, 2019

Announcing the 2019 Women in Business honorees

The 2019 Women in Business Awards marks the tenth year for the program that recognizes women in Wichita who have created successful careers and worked to improve their companies and their community. This year, 27 women are being recognized for Women .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2019

Commentary: Philadelphia"s business community needs to better reflect its population

The City of Philadelphia is a minority-majority city with a population predominately made up of minorities (65%), yet 84% of businesses in nearby communities are non-minority-owned. In fact, based on public data, minority- and women-owned businesse.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2019

Hawaii health care grapples with overuse, understaffing and a radical change to its business model

PBN hosted seven of Hawaii's top health care executives at a roundtable discussion on May 24, to discuss the challenges and future of health care in the state......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2019

2019 Women in Business Awards: Angie Bartness, Physical Culture(v)

Last year, Angie Bartness was at a high school reunion when she found herself looking at her yearbook. Underneath her future goals, 18-year-old Bartness had written that she wanted to be a personal trainer, open her own gym and be filthy rich. Tw.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2019

2019 Women in Business Awards: Karen Richard, Andersen Corp.

With a passion for diversity, equality and inclusion, Karen Richard is a change maker whose impact is felt not just at window and door maker Andersen Corp., but throughout her industry and across the state......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2019

Cover Story: Women Who Mean Business talk entrepreneurship

Each year the Kansas City Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business program honors the area’s outstanding executives, professionals and entrepreneurs. As we celebrate the program’s 20th year, we want to call upon this group to examine important.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2019

Industry Roundtable: Energy & Infrastructure

How does poor infrastructure increase your cost of doing business? What would it take to modernize New York’s infrastructure? How do you see the future of renewable energy in New York state? Law firm Hodgson Russ and the Albany Business Review hosted .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2019

With grant, dispute center looks to future

Officials of a local agency that offers dispute resolution services saw a glimpse last year into an expanded future. A grant program was announced through the New York State Office of Victim Services. Child and Family Services of Erie County Inc......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 12th, 2019

ASU ScaleU helps startups accelerate success

By DAVID SCHWARTZ Turner Bohlen wanted to give today’s college students the critical skills needed to make them successful in the future. Now, with the help of an Arizona State University program, his family’s Boston-based Beagle Learning is wel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 6th, 2019

How the ACA and its uncertain future are shaping Birmingham

Nine years later, the Affordable Care Act has delivered mixed results to the Magic City, its employers and the state insurance market......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2019

Revealed: Meet DBJ"s 2019 Top Women in Energy

Denver Business Journal recognizes 40 metro-Denver energy influencers in its 2019 Top Women in Energy awards program. This is the fifth year DBJ has honored women from a variety of industries within the sector. Those sectors include exploration, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 15th, 2019

Loan program for minority, women-owned businesses to be extended

A program providing micro loans to women and minority-owned businesses is set to become permanent, according to a press release from the City of Pittsburgh. The Micro-Enterprise Loan Program was started in 2018 by the Urban Redevelopment Authorit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2019

(PHOTOS) Check out these scenes from TBJ"s 2019 Outstanding Women in Business awards

It was more than just another Outstanding Women in Business awards ceremony. And not just because it was the 20th anniversary of Triad Business Journal's program honoring some of the area's smartest, savviest and fiercest women. The event took p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 5th, 2019

39. Florida State University

Florida State University is among the nation’s top 100 public colleges, as rated by Business First. This profile contains an array of facts and figures for the school, ranging from general information, test scores and graduation rates to future .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2019