News, Trends & Resources: February 24, 2022

News, Trends & Resources: February 24, 2022

NEWS: BlackEnterprise.comElena 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. 

NEWSLinkedIn NewsSalesforce 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 EQThe 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:  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.

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