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Sports Tech Veteran Damon Phillips Named GM of NBC Sports

By: Selena Hill

NBC Sports Regional Networks has appointed Damon Phillips as the new General Manager of NBC Sports Washington. The sports media veteran previously worked at ESPN in various executive level roles for the last 10 years. Most recently, he served as ESPN’s Vice Technical President, Product Management. “I took this role because I wanted...

6 Important Tips for a Successful Charlotte Networking Week

By: Lydia Blanco

Charlotte, North Carolina, is home to some of the brightest and most innovative leaders in business, technology, and entrepreneurship—a reason why it was chosen as the location for the 2018 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit. Additionally, from Jan. 16–Jan. 20, 2018, it will be home to the 4th Annual Professional Networking...

Presenting Our 2018 50 Best Companies for Diversity

By: Derek T. Dingle

Diversity matters. Studies have confirmed that diverse environments bolster corporations, promoting greater innovation and sharpening competitiveness. In fact, for years, the New York-based Center for Talent Innovation has found that inclusive leadership produces “the diversity dividend” that results in greater market share and a competitive advantage in gaining access to...

Twilio Is Recruiting for Software Engineering Apprenticeship and Seeks Diverse Candidates

By: Sequoia Blodgett

Twilio, a company very well known for having a diverse workforce, is currently looking for engineer apprentices for their Software Engineering Apprenticeship. The apprenticeship, known as Hatch, is a six-month program at Twilio, based in San Francisco. It aims to equip individuals having non-traditional technical backgrounds with industry experience in designing, developing,...

Black Veterinarians On Hit TV Show Give 100% To Animals (and People)

By: Samara Lynn

It’s a phenomenon that is “kind of like a unicorn thing,” muses Dr. Diarra Blue about African American veterinarians launching and running a thriving animal hospital. And not only do they run the Cy-Fair Animal Hospital in the Houston, Texas area, but they also are the subjects of a hit...

BE Has A Dream

By: BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

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Teen Vogue Editor-in-Chief Elaine Welteroth Announces Her Exit

By: Selena Hill

Teen Vogue Editor-in-Chief Elaine Welteroth announced that she is parting ways with the magazine after successfully rebranding and building the publication’s digital profile for nearly two years. The 31-year-old journalist reportedly sent an internal email about her departure to staff on Thursday. According to The Hollywood Reporter, she has a deal...

Attorney Dom Marcell Quits Wall Street to Pursue R&B Career

By: Kemberley Washington, CPA

Black Enterprise recently had a chance to meet up with Dom Marcell, a former Wall Street banker who’s now a successful singer. After obtaining his degree in both law and business from Northwestern University’s JD and MBA program, Marcell began his finance career as a media and entertainment investment banker...

Want To Keep Your Boss Happy? Clean Your Desk

By: Alisa Gumbs

You’re always on time for meetings. You’re impeccably dressed and well groomed. And your manners are on point. But if you never clean your desk, you may be overlooking one of your boss’s biggest pet peeves. More than half of senior managers say being messy or disorganized is the most...

Here’s Why Mindset Matters to Your Success

By: Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

Teri Harrison is founder and CEO of Fearless & Fabulous Worldwide, a personal development and business-consulting firm for women entrepreneurs. As an attorney, business strategist, and certified life coach, she leverages her acumen to help clients reframe challenges and accelerate success by exercising greater control over their thinking and behavior....

2018 is Here! Do You Have a Plan for Your Career?

By: Nicole K. Webb

You’ve heard the expression that when you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Your career is not exempt from this message. This is why it should be no surprise that individuals who are intentional about setting their career goals and creating a plan of action to accomplish them tend...

Will Black Workers Be Replaced By Robots?

By: Alisa Gumbs

If automation is the future of the workforce, where does that leave black workers, who tend to have the types of jobs that may become obsolete thanks to advances in technology? That’s the question posed by Race and Jobs at High Risk to Automation, a new data brief from The...