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Latina Appointed to Key Post at U.S. Minority Development Business Agency

Written by PRNewswire-USNewswire 2010 on Tuesday, 04 May 2010 22:55.

Alejandra Castillo has been appointed to serve as National Deputy Director of the Minority Business Development AgencyFormer Clinton administration staffer Alejandra Castillo has been appointed to serve as National Deputy Director of the Minority Business Development Agency.

Her appointment drew praise this week from the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

The Process of Success

Written by Small Business Insights Examiner Leona Charles on Sunday, 25 April 2010 23:48.

Indentify your key business functions. • Use a critical eye to evaluate how to meet the needs of these functionsEvery business across every industry has one thing in common: a business process. Understanding your business processes and the value they can bring to your organisation can mean the difference between providing a service and adding value that your clients can see. A business process can seem complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. A business process is made out of all the steps it takes to produce your goods or services. Discovering where you strengths and weaknesses are can provide your company with substantial savings and can empower your staff to take ownership of the products and services you provide.

Renowned Author and Columnist Arianna Huffington to Keynote at 2010 Spelman College Leadership and Women of Color Conference

Written by Spelman College on Tuesday, 20 April 2010 00:27.

Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, will weigh in on “Building Civil Communities for Change,” as she presents the keynote address at the sixth annual Spelman College Leadership and Women of Color ConferenceRecently named one of the most influential women in media by Forbes, Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, will weigh in on “Building Civil Communities for Change,” as she presents the keynote address at the sixth annual Spelman College Leadership and Women of Color Conference, May 12 and 13 in Atlanta.

Senior Director with Rockwell Collins Named First Female President of JETS

Written by JETS Junior Engineering Technical Society on Monday, 12 April 2010 01:20.

Senior Director with Rockwell Collins Named First Female President of JETSLinda Snow-Solum, a senior director with Rockwell Collins, a leading provider of communication and aviation electronic solutions, has been named President of the Board of Directors of JETS, one of the nation’s leading non-profit educational organizations based in the Washington, D.C.- area dedicated to promoting engineering and technology careers to America’s youth.

Federal Stimulus Contracts Inaccessible For Minority Vendors

Written by Lawrence Walker on Wednesday, 07 April 2010 02:27.

Stumulus Help for minoritiesA demand for more federal stimulus contracts for Hispanic and black businesses from the government is on the rise these days. Members from these minority groups who own and operate businesses are asking for an improved system that tracks those who receive government-funded work and to be more included on the list for receiving stimulus aid.

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