Race & Ethnicity

Race & Ethnicity

The goal of this community is to provide resources for people who identify with, who are interested in learning more about or who want to support diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds. This community offers connections, opportunities, experiences and resources to help navigate obstacles that may arise along your personal and professional journey. In addition, this community is designed to support diverse members of racial or ethnic minority groups that encounter unique challenges throughout their personal, social, academic and professional development. This community recognizes, appreciates, celebrates, promotes, and supports each individual because of their diversity and contributions. We call them “rope teams” because these communities, as many as you are interested in accessing, are here to support your student and alum journey as well as to provide you with an opportunity to support the journey of those you want to help succeed. 

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Asian and Pacific Islander Month

James Sun on Asian and Pacific Islander Month

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How Citi is Paving the Way for HBCU Grads and Black Professionals in Finance

Ever since Maggie Lena Walker established and presided over the first bank to service Black organizations, Black Americans have been shaping the history of finance. 100 years later, people of color (POC) are still making contributions that leave everlasting impacts …

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Empowering Black and Latina Women Through Financial Independence

Today’s episode is another Financial Literacy Month conversation, this time with Money Coach Aqura Nicholson. Earning more money doesn’t automatically mean you know how to manage more money. This is something that both Aqura and I had to learn the …

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‘I Love My Job’: My Exciting Career Pivot From Fashion to E-commerce Work at TikTok

Welcome to I Love My Job, the series where we hear from women who really love their jobs. Today, we sat down with Jamie Williams, Category Manager – Fashion on the E-commerce Operations Team at TikTok.

Williams joined TikTok a …

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2024 MLK Celebration with Rev. Darrell Goodwin

Excelsior University hosts Rev. Darrell Goodwin for a virtual keynote on “Shifting Our Cultural Climate Through Our Co-construction of Community,” followed by a comments and questions session.

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Show Them Better Than You Can Tell Them

This week we are talking with Alex Tsado, who has made major waves in the world of Artificial Intelligence & Business! He operates at the intersection of disruptive technology, community economics, and historical regenerative philosophies, as they apply to the future of the …

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This episode of the Young Black and Professional Podcast features Attorney Jessica Tehlirian, a Personal Injury Trial Lawyer in Atlanta, …

The Miseducation of the Underrepresented Job Seeker

Jennifer Tardy’s free guide, downloadable below contains information to empower historically underrepresented job seekers on:

Tips & Insights to transform …

Career Advice Guide For Underrepresented Populations

This guide includes tips, time-saver exercises, and expert advice on how to be a top-notch candidate as a Black, Latinx, …

Honoring Our Heritage, Celebrating Our Future

For over 50 years, Hispanic Heritage Month has been celebrated in the United States from September 15 – October 15.

Join this insightful Q&A session with your host Kimberly and Career Masterclass on how to make the best power moves …

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