• Jacquelyn Carter

Supplier Diversity, Stock Options & More







The first month of Q2 ends this week. Don't stress if you didn't accomplish everything in April. The saying goes, "April Showers, Bring May Flowers." So let's use this week to make plans that will blossom into completed goals for next month!










Cocktails and Conversations with Ciroc

Screenshot from this week's Ciroc's Cocktails and Conversations! We sat down with some of our favorite women in Tech, Social Impact, Business, Entertainment, Art, and Style for an impactful conversation focused on the importance of mentorship. Check out all the incredible women highlighted this month here.

What You Need to Know About Accepting Stock Options in Lieu of Higher Pay

So you've found your dream job.

However, the hiring manager tells you they won't meet your salary requirements, but they can offer you equity. How do you navigate this offer from your prospective employer?


Check out our tips with Grow (Acorns + CNBC) on navigating stock options and other equity offers.





Why Supplier Diversity Programs Are Failing Black Businesses


We ran across this article in Harvard Business Review this week that we wanted to share. It reminded us of some key points from presentations in February with Major League Baseball.


ICYMI, check out our recaps for our events below:

Amplifying Your B2B Portfolio

Building Business Remotely, Presence and Virtual Networking