Publisher's Notes

Spring Edition

Leonard Webb - Publisher & CEO

March – April 2023 Publisher’s Notes:

Our Featured Story: 30 Years of Leadership & Expertise,  Deborah Jackson, President of Cambridge College”  Dedicated to improving the lives of others has always been President Jackson’s calling. Her leadership roles at American Red Cross, Boston Foundation and so many other companies are well documented over the years.  Learn more about her extraordinary journey as she is our Featured Story

Our Lead Story“Black Business Alliance” Connecting Black Business to “each other, capital, and resources while providing guidance” has always been the mission and goal since 2016 for the Black Business Alliance in Connecticut (BBA) No matter where you live or your business resides in the State of Connecticut, you are covered. Throughout the calendar year the BBA hosts an average 30-40 workshops and events over the state, with businesses in 43 Towns & Cities in Connecticut. 

 Under Trending: “March is Women’s National History Month” Women have always been part of history. But for centuries, their participation in it was overlooked: Early history texts often excluded women altogether, aside from accounts of powerful women like queens. We’ve identified just a few “Powerful Black Women” who are guaranteed to “inspire, motivate & educate” you on their contributions and success stories.

The Arts & Events Section: If you’re looking for the hottest Jazz shows in New England or inspiring Gala’s like the NSBE Inspire STEM Gala then you’re in for a treat!  Scullers Jazz Club in Boston and the Lyman Center in New Haven are showcasing artist like Najee, Boney James, Vincent Ingala just to name a few. Reserve your tickets now by checking out the Arts & Events

Health: “March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness MonthHow Multiple Sclerosis Affects Black Women. Multiple Sclerosis is a progressive condition that affects the brain and spinal cord. According to the National MS Society, about 1 million people in the United States live with MS — and 74% of those people are women. Of those, Black women may experience worse symptoms, faster disease progression, and earlier disability than women of other races.

 Career Center:  TD Bank and the Connecticut Historical Society are hiring. Check out our Career Center section, your future job could be waiting for you.

 Ethnic GEMS: Meet this issue of Ethnic GEMS: Adrian Dawson, Kevin Cherry, Elsa Gomes Bondlow, Miguel Caban, Yaselis (Selly) DuBique & Stephanie Caban. We are always proud to highlight the contributions and accomplishments of New England’s Ethnic GEMS.  Follow the stories of these seasoned professionals and you are guaranteed to become “inspired, motivated and educated” by their success. Ethnic GEMS

Thank you for reading Ethnic Online and as always, let us know your thoughts!

Leonard Webb,
Publisher & Founder

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