Ethnic Gems

Ethnic Gem: Yoni Vaughn

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Ethnic Gem: Yoni Vaughn

 

Title: CEO & Founder of Highly Maintained, Waist Training and Surgical Consulting (HM)

State: New Haven, CT

 

Have you ever tried on your favorite dress or pair of pants and they just weren’t fitting right? Or have you ever looked down to see your shoes or feet and had an obstructed view? With efforts of exercising not quite doing the trick, there is an alternative to consider.…

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Ethnic Gem: Maya Breuer

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Meet Maya Breuer – A Modern Day Yogini & Teacher

 

After embracing the yogic lifestyle and becoming a successful yoga teacher, Maya Breuer was visited by her grandmother in a dream, having fallen asleep with the question on her mind, “what my work will be?”…

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Ethnic Gem: Yves Joseph

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Ethnic Gem: Yves Joseph

 

Title: Founding Principal of RJ Development + Advisors LLC.

State: New Haven, CT

 

Yves Joseph is a Founding Principal of RJ Development + Advisors LLC. In his capacity as Principal, Mr. Joseph is responsible for leading all aspects of the evaluation, procurement, financing, and execution of Real Estate Development projects.…

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Ethnic Gem: Anna Foster

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Ethnic Gem: Anna Foster

 

Title: President & Founder, A Maven’s World

State: Boston MA

 

2018 is shaping up to be the year of the woman. Leading the charge to inspire, support, teach and connect professional women and entrepreneurs is a passionate, and energetic woman who understands how to overcome career failure and meet the challenges of planning a family while pursuing a thriving career.…

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Ethnic Gem: Terrence Jennings

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Ethnic Gem: Terrence Jennings

 

 

Title: Financial Advisor, Assistant Vice President, Merrill Edge

State: New Haven, CT

 

Growing up in Bridgeport, CT can be a challenge for any one, but especially if you are a young Black Male. Introducing Terrence Jennings, Bridgeport native who carved out a successful life as a Financial Solutions Advisor, Assistant Vice President at Merrill Edge Advisory Center for the state of CT.

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Ethnic Gem: Jose Masso

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Ethnic Gem: Jose Masso

 

 

Title: WBUR FM Radio Host & Director of Policy, Massachusetts Port Authority

State: Boston MA

 

Few announcers have more credibility with the Spanish-speaking audience than WBUR’s José Massó. During his long career in radio, he has been a trusted friend to Latino and Latina residents of Boston, as well as listeners in Lowell- Fitchburg area. And because his program is bilingual, he has also introduced Latin music and culture to a wider audience.

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Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce “Commitment to Diversity”

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Featuring Tameika Miller, Director of Communication & Strategy / Events

 

You may ask yourself, is the Chamber really committed to diversity? Isn’t the Chambers really just a good old white boys club? Are diverse business owners and entrepreneurs really welcomed at the Chamber? Well Ethnic Online asked the same question and did a little digging and this is what we found.…

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Ethnic GEM in the Making: Avery Floyd

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Ethnic GEM in the Making: Avery Floyd

 

Expected Graduation Date: May 2015

Major: Sports and Leisure Management

Employer: Mohegan Sun

Internship Title: Regional Marketing Intern

 

As a proactive and determined senior at Eastern, Avery Floyd has taken initiative to increase his level of experience and build on his resume. Floyd, a sports and leisure management major, completed an internship this past summer at the Mohegan Sun Casino, in Uncasville, CT.…

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Ethnic GEM in the Making: Anina Major

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Ethnic GEM in the Making: Anina Major

 

School: Rhode Island School of Design

Major: Fine Arts

 

Promoting Artistic Dialogue

 

After several years of working in graphic design, Bahamian-born grad student Anina Major MFA 17 CR returned to school as a fine arts major eager to inspire others with what she has discovered through the act of making. Technically speaking, her current work combines weaving with the creation of clay objects, but the ceramist is still motivated by the same desire to communicate that drew her to graphic design.…

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