Our nation and our workforce are both becoming more diverse. The share of people of color in the United States is increasing; more women are entering the labor force; and gay* and transgender individuals. . .
Getting richer but not happier: It's a familiar story, for people and for nations. The purpose of the World Happiness Report, now in its third edition for 2015, is to remind governments, civil society, and [...]
It is ever more clear we are in the midst of a colossal migration crisis. In Europe, the haunting specter of hundreds, even thousands, of Africans drowning in the Mediterranean has captured headlines for a few days. European leaders, who had tried to discourage. . .
One hundred years ago, progressive thinkers and activists who called for women’s suffrage, an end to lynching, the right of workers to form unions, health and safety standards for workplaces, the eight-hour workday, a federal minimum. . .
Two Trees Management Co. on Monday announced the artists and cultural and community groups who have received Cultural Space Subsidy Program grants for below-market space in DUMBO. The 11 artists and six groups awarded space. . .
Philanthropy has been considered – and in many cases rightly so – a “nice-to-have” add-on to business, or a feel-good buzz that creates purpose for the company’s employees but adding no real value to the company.
VENTURES AFRICA – “Mobile is the future of Africa,” explained Briant Biggs, Roc Nation’s Head of Digital. This past February, Biggs and many other international digital brands came to Lagos for Social Media Week cementing their entry into Africa.
The word “impossible” is not in Michael Amankwa’s lexicon. When he returned to Ghana from the US ten years ago to set up his amazingly successful software and transaction processing business CoreNett, he came with big dreams. Armed with a degree in. . .
For the past several months, it seemed that everywhere I turned people were talking about events in Ferguson, Staten Island, and North Charleston — in living rooms, classrooms, anchor rooms — everywhere but in. . .