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Creative Solutions Through Diversity

LeadersUp - Future at Work Leadership Network

On the 17th floor of LinkedIn’s headquarters overlooking San Francisco’s city skyline, nine business and human resources leaders from varying industries gathered to talk about diversity—in a city with an economic and moral imperative to ensure all of its citizens can contribute to and benefit from its unbelievable rapid growth. Featured speakers at the inaugural

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Creating an Inclusive Bay Area Economy

As a native of Richmond, California, I am acutely aware of the challenges young men of color face growing up in the Bay Area. When I walked through the doors of the Oakland Convention Center on Tuesday, October 17, to attend the BAYEP Career Summit, I was thrilled to see hundreds of young people lined

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Hope is Something the Future Needs

Myriah Smiley

Myriah Smiley is a 19-year-old young woman who is a LeadersUp associate and attended our 2017 Noah’s Bagels career skills cohort training. She attends Los Angeles Trade-Technical College and is majoring in Small Business for Entrepreneurship. Her goal is to open her own bakery in San Francisco. On August 5, she will compete in the

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Building Partnerships to Diversify the Creative Economy

According to British author and media expert John Howkins, the creative economy deals in ideas and money. In 2001, he described it as an economic system where value is based on novel and imaginative qualities rather than traditional resources. Where imagination and ingenuity decide what people want to do and make. And what they want

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