Ethnic Gems

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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Ethnic GEM in the Making: Logan Jackson

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Ethnic GEM in the Making: Logan Jackson

 

School: Northeastern University

Major: Civil Engineering

 

First Rhodes Scholarship Winner

 

Co-​​op has been really useful, you learn so many skills you’d never think to learn or might not be exposed to in classroom. I feel like when I grad­uate, I’ll be get­ting two degrees—a civil engi­neering degree, and a work-​​experience degree.…

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Ethnic Gem: Denise Kaigler

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Ethnic Gem: Denise Kaigler

 

Title: Author and Former Reebok & Nintendo Executive

State: Boston MA

 

Bares Her Soul in Literary Debut!

 

Forty Dollars and a Brand”

 

Motivated by her personal brand journey, author Denise Kaigler inspires readers to overcome challenges, defy the odds, live their awesomeness and share their own story.

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Ethnic Gem: Kobi Dennis

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Ethnic Gem: Kobi Dennis

Title: Providence Community Activist

State: Providence RI

 

PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY ACTIVIST RUNNING TO UNSEAT MAYOR HE SUPPORTED

Kobi Dennis Announces Run for Mayor of Providence

 

Submitted by Ann Allison Clanton,

In a video Providence, Rhode Island native Community Activist and Operation Desert Storm Veteran Kobi Dennis announced his candidacy for Mayor of the City of Providence on October 1st. Proclaiming “We are running together…I don’t care what you are”, said Dennis–a Democrat and Republican–in the online Video.…

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Ethnic Gem: Patricia Melton

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Ethnic Gem: Patricia Melton

 

Title: Executive Director of New Haven Promise

State: New Haven, CT

 

As a social entrepreneur and trailblazer, Melton — the Executive Director of New Haven Promise — has increased educational access for communities across a variety of sectors including colleges, traditional public, public charter and independent schools.

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