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Dec 14, 2018, 16:42 ET The New York Women's Foundation recibe una subvención de $2.25 millones de CBS para apoyar el fondo para el movimiento "Me Too" y sus aliados

The New York Women's Foundation (en adelante denominada la Fundación) anunció hoy que ha recibido una subvención de $2.25 millones de parte de CBS...


Dec 14, 2018, 12:41 ET The New York Women's Foundation Receives $2.25 Million Grant from CBS to Support the Fund for the Me Too Movement and Allies

The New York Women's Foundation (The Foundation) today announced receipt of a $2.25 million grant from the CBS Corporation. The grant will support...


Dec 13, 2018, 18:48 ET 42nd Annual Lakota Nation Invitational Grand Entrance Ceremony Features Olympic Gold Medalist Ruthie Bolton, According to Alcohol Justice

Mitakuyapi, at the 42nd Annual Lakota Nation Invitational, Alcohol Justice has teamed up with two-time Olympic gold medalist Ruthie Bolton to talk...


Dec 13, 2018, 16:30 ET PharmaCielo to Produce 500-Year-Old Cannabis Strain in the Ancestral Territory of the Arhuaco

The Company has partnered with indigenous peoples in Colombia such as the Arhuaco, to bring opportunity to historically disadvantaged areas of the...


Dec 12, 2018, 18:20 ET La Minority Business Development Agency otorga más de $3 millones para apoyar a las comunidades empresariales indígenas

La Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) del Departamento de Comercio de Estados Unidos anunció hoy la concesión de subvenciones valoradas en...


Dec 12, 2018, 18:02 ET La Agencia para el Desarrollo de Negocios de Minorías otorga casi $2 millones a colegios universitarios y universidades históricamente para negros

Hoy, la Agencia para el Desarrollo de Negocios de Minorías (Minority Business Development Agency, MBDA) del Departamento de Comercio de los Estados...


Dec 12, 2018, 11:00 ET Minority Business Development Agency Awards Nearly $2 Million to Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), is announcing grant awards of nearly $2 million to four...


Dec 12, 2018, 10:06 ET Minority Business Development Agency Awards More Than $3 Million to Support Tribal Business Communities

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is announcing grant awards of more than $3 million to support...


Dec 11, 2018, 16:00 ET Sycuan Tribal Members Elect New Tribal Council

The Sycuan General Council elected their new Tribal Council. Officers and Council members will assume office on January 2, 2019, for four year terms. ...


Dec 11, 2018, 12:27 ET Algorithmic Justice League launches new campaign to prevent facial recognition software industry from selling or buying tech that can be weaponized

English police stopped a black man in London last July after facial recognition software misidentified him. Police demanded the man's ID, emptied his ...


Dec 10, 2018, 13:05 ET NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit Examines Disparities in Cancer Care and Explores Solutions

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) hosted a Patient Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC, today, focused on advocating for equity in...


Dec 10, 2018, 11:35 ET "Written on the Land" Opened Dec. 8, at History Colorado Center, Expanding the Understanding, History and Voices of Ute Tribes

In collaboration with the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, and Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, History...


Dec 06, 2018, 08:15 ET /R E P E A T -- Drone Delivery Canada Signs $2.5 Million Commercial Agreement With Moose Cree First Nation to Deploy DDC's Drone Delivery Platform/

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Drone Delivery Canada 'DDC or the Company' (TSX.V:FLT OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to announce that it has executed a...


Dec 06, 2018, 07:00 ET Announcing the 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity in 2018

Global people analytics and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune have unveiled their annual ranking of the country's 100 Best Workplaces...


Dec 05, 2018, 12:06 ET Future of Indian Gaming to be Focus at Winter Meeting of Legislators from Gaming States, January 4-6 in New Orleans

The ability of Indian nations and tribes to offer sports betting and the continued growth of tribal gaming will be primary topics when the Committee...


Dec 05, 2018, 07:00 ET 50+ CEOs Outpace Their Global Peers in Advancing Women For Second Consecutive Year

For the second year in a row, Catalyst CEO Champion For Change companies collectively have a higher representation of women in leadership positions...


Dec 05, 2018, 07:00 ET Plus de 50 PDG dépassent, pour la deuxième année consécutive, leurs collègues mondiaux dans l'avancement des femmes

Les sociétés Catalyst CEO Champion For Change (PDG champions de changement de Catalyst) ont, pour la deuxième année consécutive, collectivement eu...


Dec 05, 2018, 07:00 ET Más de 50 consejeros delegados superan a sus homólogos mundiales en la promoción de las mujeres

Por segundo año consecutivo, las empresas de Catalyst CEO Champion For Change tienen colectivamente una mayor representación de mujeres en cargos...


Dec 05, 2018, 07:00 ET Más de 50 CEO superan a sus colegas internacionales en el avance de las mujeres por segundo año consecutivo

Por segundo año consecutivo, las compañías de Catalyst CEO Champions For Change (CEO Campeones por el Cambio de Catalyst) tienen colectivamente una...


Dec 05, 2018, 07:00 ET 50+ CEOs übertreffen zum zweiten Jahr in Folge weltweit ihre Kollegen in Sachen Frauenförderung

Das zweite Jahr in Folge weisen die Unternehmen von Catalyst CEO Champion For Change insgesamt mehr Frauen in Führungsrollen vor als ihre Kollegen...


Dec 04, 2018, 15:03 ET Wealth Building Process of Tech Transfer Revealed and Supported Within Minority Communities

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) announced the launch of a 5-city tour to increase awareness...


Nov 30, 2018, 12:30 ET W.K. Kellogg Foundation Names Global Leaders To Solidarity Council On Racial Equity

Today, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) named and convened 20 individuals who will serve on a newly established Solidarity Council on Racial Equity ...


Nov 28, 2018, 07:00 ET TeraThink Awarded $12M Task Order to Perform Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Services for Veterans Affairs Financial Management Business Transformation (FMBT) Program

TeraThink, an information technology and management consulting firm, was awarded a $12M single award Task Order from the U.S. Department of Veterans...


Nov 27, 2018, 08:00 ET El Acuerdo Global Entre Calamp Y Telefónica Facilita La Migración A 3g En México; Con Expansión Anticipada En América Latina Y Europa

CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), un pionero en soluciones tecnológicas que transforma la economía conectada global, anunció hoy que ha firmado un importante...


Nov 27, 2018, 06:52 ET Dino Beltran, Vice Chair of the Koi Nation, named myKlovr Ambassador to First Nations - Advocates myKlovr Virtual College Planning for Native American Communities

Dino Beltran, Vice Chair and Tribal Leader of the Koi Nation in Northern California, has been officially named a myKlovr Ambassador to Native...