***Coming This November: US Black Engineer magazine's 2008 Diversity edition will spotlight the careers of some of the most prominent blacks in Information Technology in Q&A profiles.

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

US Black Engineer & IT magazine's BEYA Conference

Online edition of US Black Engineer & IT magazine's BEYA Conference Edition 2007

Black Engineer of the Year at Stars and Stripes Breakfast

BALTIMORE,February 19 -The Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference ended today with the second Annual Stars and Stripes Breakfast honoring Black military leaders. In the final session of the event, IBM Vice President Development Rod Adkins, named 2007 Black Engineer of the Year, stressed collaboration as the key outcome of the Conference, and promotion of student achievement in mathematics and science in the national interest.


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Black CEO Summit kicks off 21st National Awards of Black Engineer of the Year

BALTIMORE, February 15 -- The Black CEO Summit marked another success at the Black Engineer of the Year, setting the stage for Minority, Woman and Veteran-owned businesses, as well as Small, Disadvantaged, 8(a) and HUBzone certified companies to discuss supplier diversity and inclusion with large, blue-chip companies. The one-day Summit attracted leading Fortune 500 corporations,industry executives, and press.


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Friday, February 09, 2007

Rod Adkins, 2007 Black Engineer of the Year

The 2007 Black Engineer of the Year Rod Adkins speaks to USBE & IT magazine about digital inclusion, global competition, hi-tech careers, and the role of the Black professional.


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BEYA Engineers: Beyond the Border

Three of this year’s Black Engineer of the Year Award recipients serve as prime examples of the career impact of global engineering. Working overseas has enhanced their ability to communicate cross-culturally, respond quickly to disaster, and lead teams in war or conflict.

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The War for Talent: How Smart Companies Retain Their Best

In today's competitive job market, employers are faced with curbing turnover, and stemming poaching from competitors. Compounding these problems is the Baby Boomer generation readying for retirement, which will create vast vacancies within the workforce. Read how Modern-Day Technology Leaders, managers, and company HR representatives promote professional development within their organizations, and what their best practices are for coping with staff fluctuations

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