President Biden selects Girls Who Code CEO to discuss cybersecurity

Tarika Barrett, who originally started her career as an educator, is now the CEO of Girls Who Code. The international nonprofit organization committed to closing the gender gap in technology has served over 450,000 students to date. Barrett joins rolling out to discuss this renowned organization as well as her meeting with President Biden to […]

U.S. Bank and Enterprise Community Partners announce $30M racial equity bond to support housing developers of color

U.S. Bank and Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) partnered on the issuance of an innovative bond designed for targeted and measurable racial equity results. The bond was issued by Enterprise Community Loan Fund, Enterprise’s Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and the $30 million bond will help to provide loans to Black, Brown, Indigenous and people of […]

Citizens Bank hires Lester Booker Jr. as 1st VP head DE&I communications

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) was a key theme in our culture in 2020, and continues to be a part of the conversation in 2021 and beyond. Trailblazers like Lester Booker Jr., continue to use their spheres of influence to drive social change within our communities. Booker recently joined Citizens Bank as the first-ever vice president, […]

Diversity advocate Aisha Adams is changing academic culture

Aisha Adams has been busy assisting clients become socially responsible during the recent racially tense climate. While many corporations have found themselves scrambling to connect, Adams has been able to use her background to help her clients connect positively with people of color. Adams partnered with Lenoir-Rhyne University in Asheville, North Carolina, to create the […]

Minnesota’s Twin Cities invest in greatness

Minneapolis is set to host Super Bowl LII on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium. It’s only the second Super Bowl in Minneapolis, which previously hosted Super Bowl XXVI in 1992 at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, which was torn down in 2013. History makers understand how to create something distinctive and different. And Minneapolis is […]