HBCU Alumni, News

Howard Alum, Kamala Harris, Makes History As Second Black Woman Elected To Senate

In mist of the controversial presidential election of Donald Trump, came a glimpse of hope. California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris made history Tuesday night, becoming the second black woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate. She dominated the election by defeating Rep. Loretta Sanchez among all major age groups, education levels and ethnicities. Harris will be replacing Democratic Senator…read more
Conferences, Startup Life

5 Things We Learned At AfroTech16

#1 We are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For The theme of the conference perfectly captured and affirmed what so many hungry Black tech entrepreneurs yearn for! With a powerful lineup of speakers that included  Zim Ugochukwu of TravelNoire, Apps without Code Founder and CEO Tara Reed, and LISNR’s confident Founder Rodney Williams, audience members were reminded that failure…read more
HBCU Alumni, HBCUMade, Interviews

McKeever Conwell Joins TEDCO Investment Team

We caught up with McKeever E. Conwell to discuss his new role at TEDCO, a funding institution that invests state funds. Conwell joins as the Deal Team Coordinator, a position created to leverage his entrepreneurial and networking skills. Conwell's journey started as a computer science student at Morgan State University. During his sophomore year, he worked for the Department of…read more
Companies To Work For

Why GrubHub Is Our Company of The Week

This week, we're highlighting GrubHub, for their strong stance and commitment to providing a place of inclusion for employees In light of last week's elections, with many trying to reconcile a presidential candidate who won on a platform of bigotry, racism, xenophobia, and sexism, companies are looking to reassure workers that they remain dedicated to diversity and inclusion. GrubHub's CEO Matt Maloney took it a…read more