Summer is a treasured time for college students. Some want nothing more than to escape the workload of higher education. However, others seek experiences that are tough, challenging and bring with them immense rewards that help to better prepare them for their careers.
Larry Laws leads a team in BGE’s Transmission and Substation Engineering department. He also makes time to reach out to students and inform them about opportunities in electrical technology or electrical engineering at BGE.
Black-owned businesses are rising according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census bureau. So one company surveyed more than 18,000 business owners to find out where these businesses are finding success.
Nearly 40 percent of Black, Hispanic, and Native American engineers in the technology industry have experienced workplace bias, according to a survey conducted by Jopwell, a recruitment and hiring platform for building a more diverse workforce.
Robert F. Smith is the second richest Black American after only Oprah Winfrey, according to the 2015 Forbes list. With a $2.5 billion fortune, Smith, founder, chairman and chief executive of a private equity firm with $15.9 billion in client assets, can afford to commit $50 million to help build the STEM pipeline.
Tech observers said this week Twitter has plans to change its personality. The 140-character limit of the online social networking service will increase to 10,000. But longer tweets aren’t the only big plans Twitter has for 2016.