Women of Color in Business
with Lauren Bealore, Co-Founder of Y.A.B.
Y.A.B. is a women's business operating as a conglomerate created by three women thriving to be the best in every aspect of life. With a focus on changing the narrative for women of color in business. By challenging the socially constructed hierarchy of the placement of women of color in business through creating a chamber of commerce for businesses owned by this demographic, Y.A.B. is able to push for a percentage increase in chief executive officers and founders with consistently thriving businesses.With a strong focus on business & entrepreneurship, community engagement & mentorship, and personal development, Y.A.B.'s goal is to support, uplift, and encourage women of color and to ultimately "Lift As We Climb". Lauren Bealore of Y.A.B. joins Laurel Hess to discuss the work that Y.A.B. is doing to help women of color in business. Interview recorded November 16th, 2017.
Hosted by: Laurel Hess
Produced by: Greater Boston Newsmakers Team
Fighting the Measles Outbreak in Michigan
As of April 17, 2019, theMichigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed 43 total measles cases statewide since March 13, 2019.
The outbreak, which began in mid-March, has resulted in 40 cases in Oakland County, one in Wayne County and one in the City of Detroit. In addition, an international traveler was diagnosed with measles following a visit to Washtenaw County, during which time he was contagious. Infected individuals range in age from 8 months to 63 years; a majority of the cases involve adults.
Unvaccinated residents, or residents who are unsure of their vaccination status,shouldget vaccinated. Residents should contact theirhealthcare provider or local health department to receive vaccine. If symptoms develop, do not visit your doctor or emergency room unless you call ahead so they can take precautions to prevent exposure to other individuals.