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How Janet Bashen Became a Software Pioneer

If you Google “African American inventors and scientists,” among the results is the name Janet Emerson Bashen. Bashen is cited across the Internet as the first African American woman to hold a software patent. The invention is LinkLine, software that assists with Web-based EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) investigations. [RELATED: Black History Month: Then and Now… Continue reading How Janet Bashen Became a Software Pioneer

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Lt. Gen. Nadja West Becomes First Black Female Three-Star General

  Lt. Gen Nadja West will be honored February 10, 2016 in an official ceremony formalizing her promotion to three-star general, making her the first African American woman to achieve that rank in the United States Army. She is also the highest-ranking woman of any race to have graduated from West Point, according to reports.… Continue reading Lt. Gen. Nadja West Becomes First Black Female Three-Star General

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5 Key Trends In Online Marketing and How to Build Your Strategy

Toni Coleman Brown (@ToniBrown) is the CEO of the Network for Women in Business, based in Queens, New York. The network provides training and coaching services for female small business owners. Since 2002, she’s been engaged in working with women mostly in the home-based business arena but in recent years has expanded her reach and… Continue reading 5 Key Trends In Online Marketing and How to Build Your Strategy