Topic: Business & Economy
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Recent articles about Business & Economy
‘Not your typical networking event’: Somali professionals showcase talent at inaugural national conference
Somali North American Business and Professionals Inc. began mostly as a loose project in 2017 on Facebook. It quickly grew to become one of the most popular Facebook groups for Somalis. With more than 15,000 members, it has now officially transitioned from mainly having online interactions to in-person connections.
In fight for better working conditions, Somalis find their voice
Labor advocacy may be new to Somalis in Minnesota, but it’s a story well-known to the German, Scandinavian and Eastern European immigrants of years gone by. Here’s how a new generation of immigrants is making change.
East Africans clock in with hope, hard work on Minnesota’s thankless jobs
East Africans do many of the jobs that other people don’t want. Like generations of immigrants before them, they’re sacrificing now with a belief in a better future. That doesn’t mean it’s easy in the present.