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Susan Gordon, MBA, SPHR

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Ethnic Gem: Susan Gordon, MBA, SPHR

Title: Chief Diversity Officer, United States Department of the Army
State: Virginia via Massachusetts

Seasoned, experienced and battled tested! Maybe that’s why the United States Department of the Army openly recruited Boston’s own Susan Gordon to be…

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Taking the Fashion World by Storm with “Camarbre”

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The New England Based Fashion Designer You’ll Soon Obsess Over
By: Natascha F. Saunders, Senior Contributing Writer

 

 

 

If you love fashion, couture, and secretly enjoy the fact that none of your friends have wardrobes like yours, put this New England – based designer on your radar. Camarbre caters not only to couture-lovers, but to all who desire a high quality and unique look to call their own.Read More »

Mayor Walsh creates Mayor’s Office of Diversity

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Appoints City’s first-ever Chief Diversity Officer and Deputy Chief Diversity Officer

 

BOSTON — Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the creation of his Mayor’s Office of Diversity, dedicated to providing strategic leadership to Mayor Walsh’s diversity agenda. With this effort, Mayor Walsh will be appointing the City’s first-ever Chief Diversity Officer, Shaun Blugh, and Deputy Chief Diversity Officer, Freda Brasfield.

 

“Even before being sworn in as Mayor, I made some very ambitious and serious promises about increasing diversity

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Changing The Game In Real Estate

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Great leaders rise from their ability to overcome challenges and obstacles no matter what happens in their daily lives.

 

By: Natascha F. Saunders, Senior Contributing Writer

 

This is especially true for two company presidents who have made their mark in real estate. Roberta Hoskie and Bobby Maraj are two great entrepreneurs who have risen from the bottom and now to the top of their craft. Even though they come from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds, they have grown to be extremely strong and active in pursing their dreams in the field of real estate.… Read More »

The Chica Project: The Next Generation of Latina Leaders

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The Chica Project: Engaging the Next Generation of Latina Leaders

Nurys Camargo, MPA- A Massachusetts Latina leader focused on the professional development of young Latinas!

 

By Natascha F. Saunders, Senior Contributing Writer

 

Nurys has been recognized in many publications and media outlets, including Boston Magazine, Latina Magazine, Boston Business Journal, Urban Update, El Planeta, and recently accepted a ‘Women of Courage Award’ from La Alianza Hispana.… Read More »

Connecticut’s Political Promise

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Connecticut’s Political Promise – Newly Elected Mayors Scott Jackson and Toni Harp Promise a Brighter Future


By Tammie Patterson, Contributing Writer and Copy Editor
 
Two newly elected African American mayors promise to enhance the futures of their respective towns in Connecticut through political advances and community planning.
 
On January 1, 2014, Mayor Scott Jackson was sworn in for a third term. After a landslide re-election victory in November 2013, Mayor Jackson, the first African American mayor of Hamden, CT will be able to continue with the reforms that have saved the town from the brink of bankruptcy.…

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World Class Facility: the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center

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A World Class Facility: “Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center”

 

By: Jovani Fox, Managing & Contributing Editor

Tennis greats Venus and Serena Williams, Basketball legend Dr. J, Boxer Evander Holyfield, Track & Field star Carl Lewis, Gail Devers, and Carmelita Jeter, and, even, President Barack Obama are just a few notable celebrities who have been drawn to Roxbury, Massachusetts. And where would these individuals go during a trip to the “Bury”?… Read More »