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More Older Americans Take On Entrepreneurship Ventures, According To U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM)

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 08 January 2010 16:15.

Older just may be wiser when it comes to U.S. entrepreneurs. New research shows that entrepreneurial behavior among older Americans (44-99) rose significantly in 2008. Younger adults in the 18-44 age range--traditionally the hotbed of US entrepreneurial activity--reduced their entrepreneurial activity in 2008. This shifting pattern is a key finding in the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2008 National Entrepreneurial Assessment for the United States of America, produced by Babson College and Baruch College.

3rd Annual Women of Color Conference

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 02 October 2009 16:07.

Spelman college The Third Annual Women of Color Conference

You are cordially invited to attend the Third Annual Women of Color Conference October 9th & 10th, 2009 at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia! The Third Annual Women of Color Conference will provide a space for women of color and allies to come together, learn about various social justice issues, and strategize for action as part of a larger movement for justice and equality. 

Babson Entrepreneurship Forum – “Action Drives Results” - October 16th, 2009

Written by Babson College on Friday, 02 October 2009 15:54.

Babson College will host the 8th Annual Babson Entrepreneurship Forum with the focused theme, Action Drives Results, on Friday, October 16, 2009, at Babson College. This year’s Forum features the Ideas Into Action Business Plan Competition at 2:30 p.m. The top three winning plans will receive a $20,000+ prize including cash, consulting, legal, and web services.

Employee Engagement Has Its Limits

Written by Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology on Friday, 01 May 2009 15:29.

Study after study has shown that an engaged workforce is considered desirable in any organization and leads to greater productivity and profitability. Engaged employees are those valued people who invest themselves in their work and are committed to performing at a superior level. In short, employee engagement can yield numerous benefits for individuals and organizations. 

ECSU Announces New Vice Chancellor

Written by Featured Organization on Wednesday, 19 December 2007 13:00.

LaTanya Afolayan ECSUMrs. LaTanya Afolayan has been named Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement at Elizabeth City State University (ECSU). Previously, she served as the interim vice chancellor. The Division of Institutional Advancement is responsible for managing the planned promotion of understanding, participation, and support of ECSU.

Minority groups' share of $10 trillion U.S. consumer market is growing steadily

Written by Selig Center for Economic Growth on Thursday, 27 March 2008 13:13.

ATHENS, Ga. — The buying power of Hispanics -- now the nation's largest minority group -- will exceed $860 billion in 2007 and is whizzing its way to more than $1.2 trillion five years from now, according to an annual report on minority buying power released Tuesday by the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business. Tracking a similar course, African American buying power will total $845 billion in 2007 and is projected to top $1.1 trillion by 2012 -- a 34 percent increase over the five-year period.