Opinion

Here’s What Mark Zuckerberg Should Have Said at NC A&T

Live at North Carolina A&T State University talking about buil...

Live at North Carolina A&T State University talking about building community.

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Monday, March 13, 2017
In case you missed it, Mark Zuckerberg spoke at North Carolina A&T this week. NC A&T invited him as part of their Town Hall guest lecturer series. The visit also coincides with Mark's 30 state+ tour of the United States to help share Facebook's vision for the future. With Facebook's black employees only representing 1% of their workforce, and Mark's visit to an historically…read more
Career Advice

How to Get Recruiters to Contact YOU with Job Openings

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Career Advice

4 Quick Tips to Get Your Next Job On Linkedin

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HBCU Alumni, HBCUMade

This Howard Grad Skipped Law School and Landed Roles at Google and Pinterest

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Conferences, Mentorship, Tech Diversity

Mellody Hobson Teaches Us How To Be Unapologetically Black In Her Talk At Google

As soon as her name popped up in my inbox from the Black Googler's Network group, I had to open it right away. I've been a huge fan of Mellody Hobson for quite some time. When I was exploring the world of investing, her name appeared several time to remind me that it is possible for a Black woman to…read more