August 16, 2014

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Executives’ Club of Chicago Continues Diversity & Inclusion Series With BET CEO, Debra Lee

LBW is proud to announce that the Executives’ Club of Chicago is continuing their Women’s Leadership Breakfast Diversity & Inclusion Series with “Communicating with Impact: Content That Entertains & Empowers,” featuring BET Networks’ Chairman & CEO Debra L. Lee! The event will be held at Fairmont Chicago, 200 N. Columbus Drive, on September 10, 2014, with networking from 7:15 – […]

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Career Advisor Explains How To Not Cry At Work

We’ve all had to make it through the work day while going through a traumatic experience or simply just a bad day. Though we would all prefer to keep personal experiences separate from our work lives, occasionally, our private and personal problems sneak into the office. The end result can be teary eyes and edgy attitudes that could […]

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Admiral Michelle Howard Becomes First Woman and First African-American to Be Awarded Four Stars

Admiral Michelle Howard made US Navy history last Tuesday by becoming the first woman and first African-American to become a four-star admiral. Her four-start status was made official when she was promoted to Vice Chief of Naval Operations, the second highest ranking officer within the US Navy. Her promotion ceremony was held at the Women in […]

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LBW July Webinar Features Author and Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Andrea Sullivan

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 12 noon to 1pm CDT   LBW’s July Webinar features author and one of the nation’s leading neuropaths, specializing in homeopathic and Eastern medicine, Dr. Andrea Sullivan, ND. Please join us for an hour of talking natural health and what you need to know to establish overall wellness in your life. Dr. […]

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NBMBAA Hosts Midwest Regional Symposium; “Scandal” Inspiration, Judy Smith, to Serve as Keynote Speaker

The National Black MBA Association is extending an invitation to the The League of Black Women for their Midwest Regional Symposium,  held in Chicago on Thursday, July 17th at the Chicago Cultural Center from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This year’s keynote speaker is Judy Smith, crisis management expert, and the inspiration behind popular TV show, “Scandal.” The day will […]

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Study Finds African Americans See Barriers to Philanthropic Leadership

Despite an increased commitment to diversity within the philanthropic sector, a majority of African Americans do not believe they have real opportunities for meaningful leadership roles within the sector, a report from the Association of Black Foundation Executives finds. The report, The Exit Interview: Perceptions on Why Black Professionals Leave Grantmaking Institutions (21 pages, PDF), […]