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Harvard Business School Scholars Evaluate Issues of Race and Racism in the Business World in New Speaker Series | News

Two scholars analyzed the history of racism in America, the business world, and their own lives to better understand how to overcome problems of race in business in a Harvard Business School webinar Tuesday.

The event was the first of the Business School’s “Managing Diversity” speaker series and featured a conversation between Dean Nitin Nohria and Business Administration professor emeritus James I. Cash, the first Black tenured professor at the Business School.

Cash began by describing his experience growing up in the heavily segregated Jim Crow South, emphasizing the hostility Black people faced in that environment.

“My first conscious thoughts about race were based on hearing preachers use quotes from the Bible to convey why segregation was God’s will,” Cash said.

When he went to Texas Christian University with a basketball scholarship, Cash said, the challenges continued.

“When I was at TCU and went to my first game at the

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Fintech South Announces World Class Speaker Line Up

More than 250 Global Fintech Leaders to Present During Virtual Conference, Oct. 5 – 9, 2020

Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announces its lineup for the 2020 Fintech South conference taking place virtually, Oct. 5 – 9, 2020. The global exchange of insights, innovations and trends fueling tomorrow’s financial tech industry will feature entrepreneurs, regulators, executives and influencers from around the world to make up more than 60 hours of interactive content. Companies represented include, Invesco, NCR, Truist, Kabbage, PayPal, Accenture, Steady, Acorns, Mastercard, Google, Microsoft, Fiserv, Global Payments, Equifax, PwC, EY, JP Morgan Chase, and many more.

Fintech South will include more than 250 speakers across its Atlanta Stage, World Stage and Deep Dive Sessions. To register, visit www.fintechsouth.com. The title sponsor for Fintech South 2020 is Invesco QQQ. A portion of all ticket sales will support TAG-Ed. The schedule for the five day event, includes:

Monday, Oct. 5

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Kourtney Govro, Critical Alert’s VP of Clinical Services & Business Development, Chosen as Keynote Speaker at 2020 STEMMy Awards

Critical Alert is proud to announce that Kourtney Govro, VP of Clinical Services and Business Development, was chosen to give the keynote address at the 7th Annual STEMMy Awards Gala Luncheon. The event took place virtually on Thursday, September 24th.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (PRWEB) September 30, 2020

Critical Alert is proud to announce that Kourtney Govro, VP of Clinical Services and Business Development, was chosen to give the keynote address at the 7th Annual STEMMy Awards Gala Luncheon. The event took place virtually on Thursday, September 24th.

The STEMMy Awards, hosted by the Central Exchange, celebrate women who are making a difference in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine in the Kansas City area. The annual luncheon recognizes the achievements of women in STEMM including business and civic leaders, students and educators, entrepreneurs and advocates who work together to ensure there are opportunities for women in these areas of business.

“We

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Protect Yourself and Your Organization from Cybercrime NIU College of Business Online Speaker Series

Smartphones, laptops, internet-connected doorbells and cars all are parts of our digital lives, and all are vulnerable to cyberattacks. Learn how to protect yourself and your organization from cybercrime. The next NIU College of Business Wednesday Night Wisdom online speaker event is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30. All are welcome to register for free (go.niu.edu/wnw).

Our panelists are NIU College of Business alumni and experts in cybersecurity:

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

 

Joe Granneman, MBA 11, CEO and principal consultant of Illumination Cybersecurity Consulting, will kick off this Wednesday Night Wisdom panel discussion by showing how susceptible we are to cyberattacks and how we can prevent them.

Arvin Verma, OMIS 11, InfraGard Chicago IT sector chief, INMA IT sector SME and fellow at the Cybersecurity Forum Initiative, will describe social media’s role in manipulating our behavior for societal change and for access to our personal information. He will share ways we can

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