This year’s event serves as a fundraiser to support their D.I.V.A.S in the City, a free violence prevention summer camp and helps provide a job for two teen girls.
This Sunday Funday was full of good eats and even better conversation around how we can support the work of Higher Heights to encourage Black women to vote, run, and lead in 2020 and beyond.
Veteran journalist and NABJ Chicago board president, Maudlyne Ihejirika joined Chi Hack Night for a special Black History Month discussion.
According to #SHEDIDTHATFILM producer Renae Bluitt, there has been a 605% percent increase in businesses that are owned by black women.
Have you heard? Case Western Reserve University recently launched a coding boot camp and more colleges and universities are taking note of a massive shift in workforce demands. Read my latest feature on the rise of entrepreneurship in academia here.
If you take a close look at the representation of Black and Latinx women in tech and among the ranks of well-funded entrepreneurs, it seems to be more of the same.
Applications are now open for the 2019 NABJ Student Multimedia Project!
NABJ-Chicago awards scholarships each year to deserving high school and college students interested in pursuing journalism careers.
CLICK HERE to view a list of Business Stars you need to know! Read my BOSS Spotlight Feature here!