I invested in a boutique hotel in downtown Austin, Texas that opened for business in the early months of 2020. Unfortunately, two weeks after it opened, the Covid-19 pandemic came to the United States, shutting everything down. Given the circumstances, I could have gotten discouraged and given up on this venture.
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A Roadmap to Diversify the U.S. Renewable Energy and Battery Storage Supply Chains
A report released by ACORE and BW Research Partnership identifies existing MWBEs within the utility-scale wind, solar, and battery storage manufacturing supply chains; assesses existing supplier selection practices; and highlights opportunities to foster the growth of MWBEs and improve sector diversity.
NMSDC CEO and President Ying McGuire Receives Award from NVBDC
Earlier this month, NMSDC CEO and President Ying McGuire received the National Resource Partner of the Year award from the National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC).
Leading Business & Civil Rights Organizations Partner to Launch ‘Build Up Local’ Platform, Provide Education and Resources on Historic Infrastructure Law, Help Close Racial Wealth Gap
The National Urban League (NUL), the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and Public Private Strategies Institute (PPSI) are excited to announce the release of the first phase of Build Up Local, a one-stop shop for business owners in systematically excluded communities of color to learn about resources and programs made available through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
NMSDC launches The Forefront 50 to recognize corporations that are leveling the playing field
The Forefront 50 recognizes NMSDC corporate members that are leading the way to create greater economic access and equity for systematically excluded entrepreneurs of color.
NMSDC’s Statement on the CHIPS for America Act
The National Minority Supplier Development Council is pleased by the recent Senate passage of The Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) for America Act. We applaud the bipartisan efforts by the Senate to pass the CHIPS Act and to address long standing concerns related to US manufacturing capacity and supply chain disruptions.
Looking Back and Moving Forward – Ying McGuire’s One-Year Reflection
Today marks my one-year anniversary as the CEO and president of NMSDC. Frankly, it has been one of the hardest roles I’ve ever had. And yet, it is also the most fulfilling one. There has been a lot of listening, learning, strategizing, brainstorming, recruiting, coaching, communicating, collaborating, negotiating, multi-tasking, and problem solving.
NMSDC Announces its Inaugural Minority Business Economic Forum
“This leading event will tap the top leaders of corporate America, the Administration, and leading thought leaders in academia to re-calibrate the MBE narrative to be an integral part of the American economy and serve as a catalyst towards achieving $1 trillion in MBE annual revenue generation (4.3% of US GDP) to support MBE growth.” – Ying McGuire, CEO and President of NMSDC
NMSDC’s 2022 Strategic Plan w/ CEO & President Ying McGuire
Ying McGuire, CEO & President of NMSDC, recently held an NMSDC Strategy Briefing to discuss our new 2022-2026 strategic plan. If you missed this briefing, catch up and learn how we plan to support MBEs to achieve $1 trillion in annual revenue generation (5% of US GDP).
Join Us for NMSDC’s 2022 Strategic Plan w/ CEO & President Ying McGuire
As a member of our network, you are invited to join Ying McGuire as she shares NMSDC’s 2022 Strategic Plan. She will discuss the process of developing the strategic plan, NMSDC’s exciting plans for celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and the roadmap to hit $1 Trillion in MBE revenue.
If you haven’t had a chance to hear the plan, you won’t want to miss this.
- February 16: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
- February 16: 5 – 6:30 p.m.
- February 18: 12 – 1:30 p.m.
- February 18: 5 – 6:30 p.m.
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