On Monday November 6th, Adenah Bayoh cut the ribbon on her new restaurant concept Cornbread in Maplewood, NJ. Cornbread is a fast casual, farm-to-table soul food restaurant through which Adenah is looking to disrupt the conventional approach to dining and soul food.
On November 2nd, philanthropist, Emmy-award winning composer, and musician, Peter Buffett hosted a private concert and conversation to benefit Rising Tide Capital, a non-profit dedicated to transforming disadvantaged communities and lives through entrepreneurship. The event, “RISE: To Expand Entrepreneurship,” also featured a midnight market themed festival organized by Midnight Market, a small business co-founded by a Rising Tide Capital Community Business Academy graduate. The unique event was designed to showcase and promote the organization’s community of entrepreneurs and to raise funds to help the organization expand its work.
On Monday, October 30, 2017, Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ) exclusively released its 3rd much-anticipated report on the number of women serving on boards and in the top leadership of publicly traded companies in New Jersey at their biennial A Seat at the Table Corporate Gender Diversity Awards Breakfast.