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Forbes Appoints Rashaad Lambert as Director of Culture & Community to Bring More Diversity

As the social reckoning and demand for more diversity in media continue, companies are now making it a priority to become allies in a way that uplifts and champions the success of those often overlooked. Media publication Forbes is on a mission to bring more diversity for prominent Black and brown entrepreneurs, so they’ve enlisted the help of Rashaad Lambert, founder of For(bes) The Culture . In an announcement from Chief Content Officer of Forbes, Randall Lane, the outlet has named Lambert Director of Culture and Community to help position Forbes as the leading community for young Black and brown entrepreneurs. View this post on Instagram A post shared by For(bes) The Culture (@forbestheculture) Lambert is widely recognized for his work with For(bes) The Culture and now the outlet is looking for him to establish that same success at the forefront of their community by creating a dedicated For(bes) The Culture channel on . “Since our inception, we have used our voice to...

Aug 20, 2020

These Two Black Millennials Sealed a Deal With Forbes for the Culture

There’s a huge demand for spaces dedicated to diverse communities. People of color and Black innovators have long since grown tired of the lack of inclusion in the professional space, and many are taking matters into their own hands. When opportunity is not present, it calls for changes to be made, and in today’s landscape of young professionals, it’s very much needed. Two millennial entrepreneurs wanted to create a space for Black leaders, but instead of fighting for a seat at the table, these optimistic innovators decided to build their own. Philly natives Rashaad Lambert and Vinasia Miles had a common goal in mind when they created For(bes) the Culture, which stemmed from their shared experiences at the 2017 Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston, MA. “There weren’t a lot of people of color in attendance, but there also weren’t a lot of things geared toward people of color,” Lambert said. “We were invited but not included.” Miles often uses the analogy “there were only a few pepper...

May 4, 2020