Category: BUSINESS / CAREER

Harlem Book Fair Author Tanya Wright Discusses Self Publishing with Amazon’s CreateSpace

Harlem Book Fair Author Tanya Wright Discusses Self Publishing with Amazon’s CreateSpace

Self publishing isn’t new. It’s been around since the dawn of man. Self-publication was created and utilized to spread the word, be it good or bad. Some of our classics and many texts of the religious order are self-publications that have grown over time to become part of the literary canon. Nowadays, self-publication may be [...]

July 22, 2011 | 3 Comments More
Perfect Your “60 Second Pitch” at Harlem’s Pitches For Breakfast Seminar

Perfect Your “60 Second Pitch” at Harlem’s Pitches For Breakfast Seminar

On September 11, 2010, Pitches for Breakfast will celebrate the one year anniversary of its breakfast seminar series. International lawyer Lorraine Dixon will be the keynote speaker. Dixon has worked with corporate giants AIG, USB and others on projects in over 40 countries. Pitches for Breakfast is an open mic for business and professional women [...]

September 10, 2010 | 0 Comments More
2nd Annual Hispanic Professionals Networking Group Latino Leadership Conference

2nd Annual Hispanic Professionals Networking Group Latino Leadership Conference

In July 2008, the 1st Annual Hispanic Professionals Networking Group (HPNG) Latino Leadership Conference demonstrated how leadership extends beyond the corporate world and how Latino leaders are transforming the Hispanic community. The 2nd Annual HPNG Latino Leadership Conference is focused on taking a look at how we are developing the pipeline of future Latino leaders. [...]

May 14, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Majora Carter in Harlem at the Schomburg for Earth Day — Green the Ghetto and How Much It Won’t Cost Us

Majora Carter in Harlem at the Schomburg for Earth Day — Green the Ghetto and How Much It Won’t Cost Us

The Schomburg Center celebrates the 40th anniversary of Earth Day with speaker and activist Majora Carter. Carter, a MacArthur-winning activist, environmental justice advocate and economic consultant founded Sustainable South Bronx to achieve environmental justice through economically sustainable projects. As president of the Majora Carter Group she has extended her reach beyond the Bronx to include [...]

April 15, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Girls Write Now Needs Mentors — Especially From Harlem and the Bronx

Girls Write Now Needs Mentors — Especially From Harlem and the Bronx

Do you want to share your craft and work one-to-one with an aspiring teen writer? Apply to be a Volunteer Writing Mentor today! Girls Write Now is a community of professional women writers—educators, editors, poets, novelists, playwrights, journalists, literary agents, publishers, and more—on a mission. Since 1998 we’ve provided guidance, support, and opportunities for New [...]

March 30, 2010 | 2 Comments More
WEBCAST — National Urban League’s The State of Black America 2010 — JOBS: Responding to the Crisis Report

WEBCAST — National Urban League’s The State of Black America 2010 — JOBS: Responding to the Crisis Report

Each year The National Urban League holds a Legislative Policy Conference which provides an opportunity to raise awareness among the nation’s leaders and key influencers about the National Urban League, the work they do and the issues affecting the communities they serve.

March 23, 2010 | 3 Comments More
Pitches for Breakfast — Open Mic for Business Women — Saturday in Harlem

Pitches for Breakfast — Open Mic for Business Women — Saturday in Harlem

“An Open Mic for Business” for Women of Pan-African Heritage (African, African-American, Caribbean, and Latino Ethnicity) Gentleman Are Welcomed (Yes, men do attend) and Encouraged to Learn with Us, Enjoy Breakfast, and Network with Smart, Independent Women Who Can Help Increase Your Profits** Saturday, February 20, 2010 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking 10 a.m. [...]

February 17, 2010 | 1 Comment More
WED — Wall Street Project Diversity Career Fair, Business Development and Health Expo

WED — Wall Street Project Diversity Career Fair, Business Development and Health Expo

January 12, 2010 | 2 Comments More
Harlem Market Hub Flea Market

Harlem Market Hub Flea Market

Harlem Market Hub is the new community gathering spot. A place to rendezvous with friends, get acquainted with neighbors, promote your service or business, sell your wares – new or used, even test new products for immediate feedback, all while browsing jewelry, art, hand-made crafts, textiles, housewares, furniture; new, gently used, or vintage clothing, and [...]

August 6, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Str8 Talk with Wayne Sutton and Black Web 2.0

Str8 Talk with Wayne Sutton and Black Web 2.0

So you have a website, now what? One of the biggest problems website owners have is how to get customers to their site and how to get a good grasp of what their customers want. One of the most effective ways to do this on a budget is to use social media tools (like Twitter, [...]

June 22, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Str8 Talk — How to Listen to Your Cutsomers Online with BlackWeb 2.0 and Wayne Sutton

Str8 Talk — How to Listen to Your Cutsomers Online with BlackWeb 2.0 and Wayne Sutton

Last September we introduced you to Wayne Sutton as he discussed social media’s role in bringing the news to the public on WHCR, City College’s radio station.

June 20, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Blogging While Brown

Blogging While Brown

The 2nd annual Blogging While Brown Conference will be held at the University Center in Chicago,Illinois on June 19-20, 2009. Blogging While Brown was created to give Bloggers of Color an opportunity to meet, discuss current issues affecting them, and learn about the latest technology that will assist them with publishing their work. The conference [...]

May 28, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Small Business Boot Camp — Strategies to Recession Proof Your Business

Small Business Boot Camp — Strategies to Recession Proof Your Business

April 23, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Sister Soldier Project

Sister Soldier Project

Myraline Morris Whitaker founded the Sister Soldier Project out of her desire to fulfill a specific need for our Sister Soldiers. Whitaker found that critical ethnic personal hair care products, products important to the quality of life for these women, were simply not available through normal channels during their tours of duty in the Middle [...]

March 31, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Project Enterprise — Getting Retail Ready with Macy’s

Project Enterprise — Getting Retail Ready with Macy’s

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March 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Project Enterprise — Panel Discussion with Napoleon Barragan, Rafael Rodas and Raphael Benavides

Project Enterprise — Panel Discussion with Napoleon Barragan, Rafael Rodas and Raphael Benavides

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March 14, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Project Enterprise — You In the Headlines with Susan Taylor from Essence Magazine

Project Enterprise — You In the Headlines with Susan Taylor from Essence Magazine

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March 13, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Project Enterprise — The Sweet Smell of Media Success with Lisa Price of Carol’s Daughter

Project Enterprise — The Sweet Smell of Media Success with Lisa Price of Carol’s Daughter

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March 12, 2009 | 0 Comments More