News, Trends & Resources: February 24, 2022
NEWS: BlackEnterprise.com: Elena Myers Taylor is the Most Decorated Athletes at the Olympic Games
The 37-year-old bobseldder made history at the Winter Olympic Games by winning the most medals in the entire competition.
NEWS: LinkedIn News: Salesforce Ties Exec Pay to DEI
All executives’ compensation, including co-CEO’s Marc Benioff and Bret Taylor will be tied to their ability to hire, retain, and promote staff from underrepresented groups.
TRENDS: Forbes EQ: The Infuriating Journey From Pet To Threat: How Bias Undermines Black Women At Work
Pet To Threat syndrome, coined by University of Georgia professor, Dr. Kecia Thomas is real – and now, it’s impact is backed by research.
TRENDS: PsychologyToday.com: Promoting Black Mental Health and Wellness
Mental Health at work is not ‘one size fits all’ for Black folks – the sociopolitical climate plays a big role, and efforts to restrict open dialogue only contribute to the problem.
RESOURCE: Apply for the BOSS Impact Fund’s “Invest in Progress” grant. 25 Black female entrepreneurs running for-profit businesses will receive $10,000; a one-year membership to the Boss Business University; marketing support; and business strategy guidance. Deadline is tomorrow February 25, 2022.