Salsa Sushi Soul Event Recap

Salsa Sushi Soul, hosted by NABA, was an evening of networking, food, and dancing celebrating multicultural professionals and raising funds for student scholarships. Attendees were treated to multicultural fusion hors d’oeuvres, signature drinks, live music and DJ followed by silent and live auctions, and a call to action. With over 250 attendees from 30 Public […]

Paving the Way for Founders of Color

Graveti is a social venture that increases the tech and entrepreneurial activity within the Minneapolis-Saint Paul startup ecosystem system for marginalized communities with a strong focus on the black and latinx communities. We caught up with co-founder Alex Rodriguez on the eve of Graveti’s first summit to learn more. Talk about the mission of Graveti. […]

Keeping up with The Avant Garde

The MSP Mingle event series, a Make It. MSP. partnership between GREATER MSP, the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce and Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, connects professionals of color throughout the region. At a recent event hosted by U.S. Bank attendees heard from Chadwick “Niles” Phillips, founder of The Avant Garde, a renaissance arts, music […]

Building More Diverse and Inclusive Workplaces

On March 28-30, 2017, over 1,300 people from all over the world gathered in Minneapolis to engage in global conversations about building more diverse and inclusive workplaces. At its 30th annual conference, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion brought together cross-sector leaders to connect, share best practices and discover big ideas. At a time when our […]

Revealing Insights: Professionals of Color in MSP

1000 voices Can you be your authentic self at work? How do you respond (or not respond) to experiences with bias or discrimination? Do leaders in your community reflect you and your background? Last year, we asked professionals of color from across the Minneapolis-Saint Paul (MSP) region these questions and many others to better understand […]