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Jun282016

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The U.S. Small Business Administration, in partnership with the White House, hosted the 2016 Hispanic-American Entrepreneurship Summit at the U.S. Institute of Peace on Tuesday, June 28. The Summit celebrated the work and continual strides of Hispanic entrepreneurs as business leaders in America.

Jun282016

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First, in light of the recent tragedy at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, I ask that readers reflect on how much work is still left to do to achieve true equality in the U.S, especially for LGBT people of color. There remain many things beyond the right to marry that must be addressed to ensure every part of the L-G-B-T community is free to live safe and happy lives.

Jun272016

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Last year, in a 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court ruled against the Defense of Marriage Act and took a historic step in the march towards equality by declaring that same sex couples had the right to marry and simply put – love won.

Jun272016

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Through Secretary Pritzker’s leadership, the Department of Commerce is executing a bold policy agenda focused on U.S. trade and investment, innovation, and data. These core areas reflect the department’s role as the voice of business and embody the attributes of a globally competitive economy.

Jun242016

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Yesterday marked the first day of the 7th Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), held at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA. Following the last two successful Summits in Morocco and Kenya, GES 2016 came to Silicon Valley in order to highlight the success of thousands of firms in the area that exemplify America’s entrepreneurial spirit.

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