Entrepreneurship in the Pandemic Age and the Impact on Corporate America

During the past year, there has been unprecedented loss and grief in both the personal and professional lives of people across the nation. The pandemic has impacted not only corporate America, but especially small businesses and the field of entrepreneurship. The collateral damage of the pandemic has led many who have lost their jobs to […]

Honoring Our Own Trailblazer During Women’s History Month

A call to raise each other up! Last year, Women’s History Month was upstaged by the biggest threat we can recall in recent history to our health, liberty of movement and the economy—an omen of the disproportionate and devastating impact on women– especially the front-line responders and essential workers, community volunteers, health professionals and caregivers […]

Celebrating Black History Month: Love Is the Answer to a More Inclusive American History

February is a month dedicated to honoring Black History and to focus on the many contributions of Black Americans to the greatness of our nation, achievements that are often ignored and not seen as part of our collective history — Black history is American history. This month offers yet another opportunity to focus on the […]

Cultural Distrust of Vaccination Is Deep

We entered 2021 with high hopes of beating COVID-19 and stopping the horrific loss of life in our country, which at present surpasses 416,000 deaths. Two highly effective vaccines have been developed, approved, and vaccinations have started in the United States, opening a path to ending the pandemic. Yet, in the Hispanic and Black communities, […]

Holiday Goodwill Starts with the Power of One

Twenty-Twenty comes to an end and what a ride it has been.  It was “the best of times and the worst of times.” We now enter the Holiday season in a sleigh ride of dueling health and economic pandemics, with a new reality of social distancing that redefines the traditional gatherings with loved ones.  Nonetheless, […]

Countdown to Thanksgiving: Mental Health and Post-Election Unity

We made it past election day. We came together and got out the vote. We were stressed through the vote counting. We continue to quarantine, work remotely and start new projects. Now, we “keep calm and carry on” ? The hidden truth is that there are many far from calm and struggling to carry on. […]