Research finds entrepreneurs of color face more hurdles to success

According to research from the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, minority entrepreneurs who feel their road to success is more difficult than others may not be imagining things. The researchers found that entrepreneurs of color ...

Entrepreneurs of color push women-owned business growth in U.S.

Women of color have become the driving force of the rise in women-owned firms in the United States. According to reports, they are doing so despite more obstacles and are driven to entrepreneurship as a result of structural limits in ...

How to hire exceptional people each and every time

The most important aspect of any business is recruiting, selecting, and retaining top people. Research shows those organizations that spend more time recruiting high-caliber people earn 22 percent higher return to shareholders than their industry peers

Boston opens Office of Women’s Advancement

The Office of Women’s Advancement will oversee and coordinate the Mayor Martin Walsh’s initiatives to promote equal rights and equal economic, social, political and educational opportunities for all women and girls throughout the city.

Thai Lee, head of largest minority- and woman-owned business in U.S. honored

Thai Lee, president and CEO of one of the U.S.’s top-20 IT companies SHI International Corp., has been named to the CRN 2014 Women of the Channel list, and has been recognized as one of this year’s inaugural Power 50 ...

UMass Boston program steers blacks, Latinos into STEM majors

Under a new, Harvard-trained dean of science and mathematics, UMass Boston set out to increase the number and diversity of students enrolled in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, known together as STEM.

Haley House - changing lives through food

“Prison is not good for anybody, but I think it gave me a lot of clarity on my life, on what I should be doing and how I should I be going about doing it,” Thompson said. “I would never ...

Q&A with CEO Vienne Cheung

Armed with her MBA from Bentley University, Vienne Cheung left the office cubicle to launch her own fashion empire. Here she answers questions about her journey into the world of entrepreneurship.

A Q&A with CEO Beth Williams

As the CEO of Roxbury Technology, Beth Williams has her hands full navigating a challenging economy while maintaining her commitment to good corporate citizenship. In this Q&A she shares with us her insights about opportunities and challenges ahead

In search of your dream job?

When looking for a job — whether it’s with a new company or moving into a new role in your current organization — it’s important that you plan a strategy to move forward. Let’s talk about this planning process and ...