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Social Entrepreneurs Push for Progress on a Global Scale

The Schwab Foundation recently announced that 31 individuals have been named its Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2015 — an award that honors individuals who are pushing for progress on a variety of issues affecting underserved communities.   203 more words


The Buck Stops in Barbados With Women Who Export

Two winning entrepreneurs from a Women’s Entrepreneurship Day breakfast hosted in Barbados, Nadaline Cummings of Caribbean E-Waste Management and Marcia Weekes of Step By Step Productions, are pioneers in exporting in non-traditional sectors.   166 more words


Shonda Rhimes to Receive Norman Lear Award From Producers Guild of America

Prolific producer Shonda Rhimes will receive the 2016 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television at the 27th annual Producers Guild Awards on Saturday, Jan. 23. 284 more words


Five Black Scholars Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

The National Academy of Medicine, formerly known as the Institute for Medicine, was founded in 1970. Election to the National Academy of Medicine is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. 326 more words


"SNL" Comedian Sasheer Zamata Named ACLU Celebrity Ambassador on Women’s Rights

Actress and comedian Sasheer Zamata, known for her breakout role on the cast of Saturday Night Live, will partner with the American Civil Liberties Union… 451 more words


Something Blue: Hers

This abstract photo art piece, Something Blue: Hers, is featured in the inaugural Annual Juried Art Exhibition on view through Nov. 25 in the Arts Illiana Art Gallery in Terre Haute, Indiana. 59 more words