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
Helping Under Employed Adults
Adult Career Training program offers under and unemployed men and women the opportunity to learn a new career, while growing personally and professionally. Their small class sizes, deep impact and extra services move adults toward new careers in the medical coding, medical billing and pharmacy technician fields. These are careers that pay living wages, may offer benefits, and provide opportunity for career advancement.