With COVID-19 has come a lot of uncertainty. We are still trying to understand the long-term impacts of the virus. Different populations around the world are attempting to navigate and recalibrate.
The financial devastation that many employees and businesses are facing is unimaginable. Given these unique and unprecedented circumstances that are being experienced by many, resources and relief are desperately needed. The Small Business Administration is now reporting that the $349 billion Payment Protection Program that was being awarded on a first-come first-serve basis to financially impacted small business owners, has reached its limit and there is no more money left. Diverse populations are undergoing some of the worst impacts of COVID-19, reports indicate, with lower-income people of color getting hit the hardest. There are several small and large companies that recognize this growing need for help. Below is a list of seven organizations that are providing aid for women and diverse populations impacted by COVID-19.
Today In: Diversity & Inclusion
An industry-backed collaboration has launched a program to provide scholarships, internships, mentorship, and leadership development for students pursuing STEM degrees at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Forbes presents its list of 100 most powerful women in the world currently.
It seems like a no-brainer. If a company wants to treat everyone who has a certain disease with its new drug, then it should test that drug in, well, everyone. But that isn’t always the case, even today.