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(Miami, FL - March 14, 2017) - Miami-Dade County had the highest annual job growth in education and health services (8,100 jobs) compared to other metro areas in Florida from January 2016 to January 2017, according to statistics released March 10. “Education and health services provide above-average paying wages,” said Jaap Donath, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Research & Strategic Planning for the Miami-Dade Beacon Council. “We also gained more than 5,000 jobs in professional services which include jobs within our target industries like creative design, life sciences and tech. The One Community One Goal initiative continues to help grow high-paying jobs in Miami-Dade.”
Profile Feature of Carla Harris.  (Black PR Wire) In recognition of Women’s History Month, Black PR Wire and Women Grow Strong have team up to honor and recognize women who have made a profound impact in the lives of hundreds of people on a local, statewide, national and even global level. This special feature edition of Power Profiler takes a closer look into the lives of these incredible women and champions for change.  This week’s feature profiler is Carla Harris, CEO of ImageWorks Consulting Firm in Washington D.C.
Goal to advance responsible homeownership includes $60 billion in lending to create a projected 250,000 homeowners in 10 years (Black PR Wire) ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), the leading U.S. home loan lender, today announced a $60 billion lending commitment to create at least 250,000 African American homeowners by 2027.
(Black PR Wire) New York, NY – January 23, 2017 - Last week, more than 50 speakers of diverse cultural background, representing four dozen major corporations, prominent business and community organizations and leading universities and over 300 conference participants attended the second annual Asian American Business Roundtable (AABR) “The New Majority: Igniting the Future through Inclusion and Partnerships,” held at the Venetian, Las Vegas.
All-Star Panel Set to Discuss Diversity in Design Arts and Architecture.  Fort Lauderdale, FL (January 24, 2017) - The second installment of the “Diversity in Design Arts” panel discussion, a presentation and interactive discussion on Black Art, Architecture and Design, will explore the idea of a “Black Aesthetic”. It is slated for Saturday, February 4, from 11:00AM - 3:00PM and will feature five of South Florida’s premier authorities in design, including newly added architect Victor Hayes. The discussion will be moderated by event organizer Marsha McDonald of Seacrest Designs and Decor, a luxury interior design studio.
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