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Now THIS is interesting!  Thoughts?http://www.forbes.com/sites/clareoconnor/2016/03/03/black-woman-engineer-launches-bli...
03/05/2016
Black Woman Engineer Launches 'Blind' Job Match App To Take Bias Out Of Tech Hiring

Now THIS is interesting! Thoughts?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/clareoconnor/2016/03/03/black-woman-engineer-launches-blind-job-match-app-to-take-bias-out-of-tech-hiring/#95b4d0a601c4

Lampkin hopes women, people of color, members of the LGBT community and other minorities in Silicon Valley who may feel alienated by job search tools that prominently display one's name and headshot will feel comfortable using Blendoor.

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02/01/2016

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02/01/2016

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01/18/2016

UPTOWN Professional honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his great accomplishments toward civil rights throughout our nation.

We hope you all reflect on his work and community service on this National holiday!

Sam's Club CEO - Rosalind Brewer sparked controversy with a statement regarding supplier diversity (or lack thereof) - W...
12/15/2015
Sam’s Club CEO Talks Diversity and White Men Are Outraged; Comments Deemed ‘Racist’

Sam's Club CEO - Rosalind Brewer sparked controversy with a statement regarding supplier diversity (or lack thereof) - Walmart CEO supports her stance.

What's your take on what she said?


http://www.theroot.com/articles/news/2015/12/sam_s_club_ceo_talks_diversity_and_white_men_are_outraged_comments_deemed.html

Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer sparked controversy on social media after saying in an interview that she planned to call out a supplier whose team was made up of all white men.

Here's what were' talking about!  Team Couture!  Fashion-Forward Sports Apparel by Georgia Tech Alums.Check out the stor...
12/03/2015
What We’re Talking About: Sports Apparel Gets A New Makeover

Here's what were' talking about! Team Couture! Fashion-Forward Sports Apparel by Georgia Tech Alums.

Check out the story in the latest edition of UPTOWN Professional!


http://uptownmagazine.com/2015/12/what-were-talking-about-sports-apparel-gets-a-new-makeover-team-couture/

The founders of Team Couture are redefining the game of sports merchandising as they design sports apparel for the sophisticated female sports enthusiast.

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11/30/2015

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11/30/2015

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11/03/2015
NSBE Launches Campaign to Graduate 10,000 Black Engineers - National Society of Black Engineers

Great initiative from NSBE! The pipeline for a career in STEM starts here!



http://www.nsbe.org/News-Media/NSBE-News/Press-Releases/graduate-10,000-black-engineers-2025.aspx#.VjSrKgtnSHY.linkedin

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Only 19 percent of black 4th graders in the U.S. and 13 percent of the nation’s black 8th graders were proficient in math in 2015, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Only 5.5 percent of black 8th graders in the U.S. in 2005 completed calculus five years l…

10/10/2015

Pick up our Fall issue of UPTOWN Professional at Barnes and Noble! Our cover story features Joset Wright-Lacy - President, National Minority Supplier Development Council.

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10/10/2015

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Great scholarship program implemented by Apple!  Pass this on to your network!http://bossip.com/1211469/a-lil-positivity...
09/03/2015
A "Lil Positivity": Apple And Thurgood Marshall College Fund Are Trying To Diversify Silicon...

Great scholarship program implemented by Apple! Pass this on to your network!



http://bossip.com/1211469/a-lil-positivity-apple-and-thurgood-marshall-college-fund-offers-scholarship-to-help-diversify-silicon-valley-43081/

Apple Joins Thurgood Marshall College Fund In Offering Scholarships To Help Diversify Silicon Valley Lord knows Silicon Valley needs a tan. Via Blavity The Thurgood Marshall College Fund has opened...

Help us Congratulate the 2015 UPTOWN Professional Catalyst Award Winners!From Left to Right: Kimberly Strong, Vice-Presi...
08/04/2015

Help us Congratulate the 2015 UPTOWN Professional Catalyst Award Winners!

From Left to Right:

Kimberly Strong, Vice-President, Diversity and Inclusion - Target Corporation

Cassandra Johnson, Senior Vice-President - Global Risk and Compliance - AIG,

William F. Kornegay, Jr., Senior Vice-President, Supply Chain Management - Hilton Worldwide

Charmaine Ward, Sr. Director, Community Affairs - Georgia-Pacific

07/23/2015

Tonight we look forward to honoring our 2015 UPTOWN Professional Catalyst Award Winners - William Kornegay, Jr, Cassandra Johnson, Charmaine Ward, and Kimberly Strong.

We also look forward to hearing our Keynote Speaker, Tara Jaye Frank!

Pictures coming soon!

UPTOWN Professional will host it's annual Catalyst Awards Reception on July 23, 2015 in the Piedmont Room at Park Tavern...
07/09/2015
2015 Catalyst Awards

UPTOWN Professional will host it's annual Catalyst Awards Reception on July 23, 2015 in the Piedmont Room at Park Tavern in Midtown Atlanta.

If you are in the Metro Atlanta area, we invite you to join us for this great event.

You can RSVP at uptownmagazine.com/catalyst

Seating is limited, so sign up today! We hope to see you there!

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