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Keeping The Streets Safe. One App At A Time.

In a statistic provided by the Office of National Statistics, fifty percent of all women feel unsafe walking alone. Especially at night-time. Emma Kaye has come up with a solution for this problem. She is the founder of the app, WalkSafe.  Its design as well as its unique selling point is a map that uses current crime statistics to help individuals plan the safest way home.

Original story covered by BBC News

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-59520815

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Don’t Cut Down Your Companies Potential

With layoffs and losses in 2020-21. Companies are looking to give themselves an edge to compete in the labor market. Keeping diversity in mind will be crucial to a successful hiring process and business, according to Daniel Chait, CEO of applicant monitoring and recruitment software startup Greenhouse. “This isn’t simply about social justice,” adds Chait, “but that is vital.” “It’s about being competitive since human capital is so valuable in today’s economy,” Chait told Benefit News.

The original article was covered by Benefit News. https://www.benefitnews.com/news/ceo-explains-how-to-hire-a-diverse-staff-in-2022

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FIU partners with Break Through Tech to increase equality in Miami’s tech industry.

The Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Science (KFSCIS) at Florida International University (FIU) has teamed with Break Through Tech to build initiatives that will catapult women and other underrepresented groups into technology degrees, and other professions in the tech industry. This initiative, which is part of the Gender Equality in Tech (GET) Cities Initiative, will also serve to extend the talent pipeline in South Florida’s developing tech economy.

Original Story covered by FIU News

https://news.fiu.edu/2021/fiu-partners-with-break-through-tech-to-increase-diversity-and-gender-equality-in-miamis-tech-ecosystem

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Top Tips for Managing A Small Business Team in 2021.

In 2021 businesses came and went. For those who survived 2021, going into 2022 your business could benefit from some of these tips listed by SMALL BUSINESS TRENDS.

The original story covered by Small Business Trends 

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Tech Giants Enlist Mom And Pop Shops as Antitrust Allies

Mimi Striplin is a local business owner operating out of Spring Street in Charleston, S.C. Her beloved business is in handmade jewelry, but when antitrust bills were introduced her business was put in peril. After being approached by a large tech firm(s), she lobbied against the bill (s) that put her company in danger. She was part of a growing strategy by large internet companies to use small-business owners to lobby against antitrust legislation aimed at Google, Amazon.com Inc., Facebook, and Apple Inc.

Original news by L.A Times.

https://www.latimes.com/business/technology/story/2021-12-03/tech-giants-enlist-mom-and-pop-shops-as-antitrust-allies