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The Bragging Corner

December 20, 2015
The Bragging Corner Inspiring stories showcasing extroardinary people making an impact in business and economic development. Our Business Hero For... Read More...


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Life and work come full circle for NCIMED co-founder Andrea Harris

September 29, 2014
For Andrea Harris, life, work and service have come full circle. Harris announced in September that she would transition from her role as president... Read More...


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Diversity Champion Iris Ramirez Reese

September 26, 2014
When Iris Ramirez Reese moved in 1997 from New York City to Durham, she experienced a bit of culture shock. It wasn't the vast differences between... Read More...


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NCIMED President Andrea Harris transitions to new role as Senior Fellow

September 23, 2014
Harris reflects on 30 years in the business of diversity. Read the Q&A NCIMED announced today that Co-founder and President Andrea Harris has... Read More...


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Johnson honored for serving veteran business owners

September 18, 2014
Briles Johnson, executive director of NCIMED's Women's Business Center of North Carolina, was honored by the N.C. Veteran's Business Association on... Read More...


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N.C.’s outstanding minority and women-owned businesses and diversity advocates honored

September 11, 2014
Eight North Carolinians were honored for their leadership in diversifying the marketplace during the second annual North Carolina Statewide Minority... Read More...


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N.C. HUB office works to expand state contracting opportunities

September 3, 2014
Dennis English is revitalizing the way small, women and minority-owned firms do business with the state of North Carolina. As director of the state's... Read More...


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Women’s transportation industry workshop set for Sept. 16 and Oct. 7

August 26, 2014
Women interested in growing a transportation-related business can get advice from key industry experts in a two-part workshop to be held Sept. 16 and... Read More...


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NCIMED report uncovers hothouses of innovation at HBCUs

August 11, 2014
A fertile "green revolution" is blooming at America's historically black colleges and universities, according to the 2014 HBCU Green Report, a... Read More...


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NCIMED graduates 45 from pilot workforce program for City of Durham

August 10, 2014
It was just like any other graduation – plenty of smiles, feelings of pride and accomplishment, mothers taking a barrage of photos and a well-known... Read More...


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Bonding education and services help small businesses cover risk

August 6, 2014
When you think of bonding, think risk insurance, says NCIMED small business expert Victor Galloway. "Surety bonding is like getting insurance that... Read More...


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Women’s Business Center hosts conference for military women entrepreneurs

August 4, 2014
Registration is under way for a special conference Sept. 23 designed to help military women and veterans learn to apply their skills and expertise to... Read More...


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Q&A with diversity expert Sheila Robinson

August 1, 2014
Diversity is a calling for Sheila Robinson, founder and publisher of Diversity Woman Media. With 20 years of experience in corporate America in... Read More...


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N.C. minority business week celebration set for Sept. 11 in Greensboro

July 22, 2014
Registration is open and award nominations and sponsorships are being accepted for North Carolina's second annual Statewide Minority Enterprise... Read More...


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Smart energy, water and transportation create business opportunity in the Research Triangle Region

July 21, 2014
It's the stuff of futuristic sci-fi movies, but it's happening right now in the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina. Tiny, self-driving... Read More...


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Public Allies North Carolina graduates young leaders

July 14, 2014
Graduates from the 2013-2014 class of NCIMED's Public Allies North Carolina program are learning to be the change they wish to see in the world, as... Read More...


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Q&A with diversity supplier expert Joset Wright-Lacy

June 27, 2014
When it comes to supplier diversity in America, we've come a long way baby; but we still have a way to go. The National Minority Supplier Development... Read More...


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Public Allies North Carolina seeks community partners to host young leader apprentices

June 27, 2014
Public Allies North Carolina seeks nonprofit and governmental organizations interested in hosting emerging civic and community leaders for 10-month... Read More...


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NCIMED co-hosts Wake Tech Youth Entrepreneurship Camp

June 26, 2014
Fifteen youth ages 11-14 will explore the explore the world of new venture creation July 14-17 at Youth Entrepreneurship Camp, one of more than a... Read More...


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Summer interns support NCIMED’s business diversity work

June 24, 2014
NCIMED welcomes four summer interns during June-August who will spend eight weeks supporting its business diversity programs. Interns Stasha McMillan... Read More...


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National and regional events kick off season promoting minority business development

June 24, 2014
Thousands of minority-owned firms from a wide range of industries will convene in Washington, D.C. July 31-Aug. 1 for the National Minority... Read More...


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Minority contractors meet opportunity at national conference

June 23, 2014
Diverse construction firms can leverage the enormous growth within the industry and ensure sustainable success by continuing to claim their place at... Read More...


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Galloway and Gantt participate in U.S. small business transportation resource center training

June 23, 2014
NCIMED small business experts Victor Galloway and Kaye Gantt joined colleagues from across the country for two days of training in transportation... Read More...


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NCIMED’s Women’s Business Center of North Carolina wins national award

May 22, 2014
The U.S. Small Business Administration honored NCIMED's Women's Business Center of North Carolina (WBCNC) as the 2014 Women's Business Center of... Read More...


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NCIMED client named 2014 minority business of the year in Charlotte

May 6, 2014
Charlotte, N.C. – NCIMED client LaPronda Spann of Lain Consulting LLC received the Minority Business Enterprise of the Year award from the City of... Read More...