Porsha Monique

Arvind Jones honored with NSBE Lifetime Achievement in Industry Award

Photo provided by GM Communications After an illustrious four decade career at General Motors (GM), Arvin Jones, manufacturing executive director, Propulsion Systems and Casting Operations, recently elected to retire. Following his retirement, he was honored at The National Society of Black Engineers’ (NSBE) 45th Annual Convention, where he was presented with the 2019 NSBE Lifetime […]

Pastor George Barnes and Junetta Barnes discuss building wealth as a couple

The second annual Millionairess conference presented by Dr. Jewel Tankard was held on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at the Silver Garden Events Center. The theme of the conference was “Building Wealth Through Innovation” and focused on building financial portfolios. Pastor George Barnes and Junetta Barnes were featured speakers during the conference and stopped by the […]

Cyrene Lovette is on her way to becoming a millennial millionairess

Photo Provided The 2nd Annual Millionairess Conference presented by Dr. Jewel Tankard, will be held at Silver Garden Events Center in Southfield on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tankard, Detroit native and global economist, is providing women with the tools and resources to make smart and quality investments. With the […]

Michelle Reaves opening doors to STEM-related fields for more women, minorities

Michelle Reaves (Photo credit Porsha Monique for Steed Media) Michelle Reaves is the executive director of the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP), an organization focused on connecting youth in metropolitan Detroit to educational opportunities in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and equipping students with the skills that will lead to high-demand careers and […]

‘Girl Boss Pop-Up’ event brings together Detroit-based, women-owned businesses

Sylvia Crawford (Photo courtesy of Sylvia Crawford) Sylvia Crawford is the president and CEO of Crawford Real Estate and Development  Holdings LLC, a real property acquisition and development firm. She’s also the COO of StreetCredit Coworking and Events, which is housed inside CRED’s headquarters. Crawford is doing something amazing for women-owned businesses in Detroit on International Women’s Day: […]

Sylvia Sampleton invents an interactive math game to help students

Sylvia Sampleton (Photo courtesy of Sylvia Sampleton) Sylvia Sampleton is the president of Strategic Multiplication Solution Equal Infinity LLC. She’s a teacher of 19 years and the inventor of an interactive math game for school-aged children. She was issued a patent from the director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Nov. of […]

Jeff Friday names La La Anthony ABFF 2019 ambassador, shares opening night film

Jeff Friday (Photo Credit: Porsha Monique for Steed Media) If you haven’t been to the American Black Film Festival in the last 20 years, you’ve been missing out. Rolling out recently spoke with Jeff Friday, the festival’s founder, about the exciting things that film festival attendees can look forward to at ABFF 2019. The film festival will […]

Telva McGruder empowers aspiring African American engineers at General Motors

Photo Credit Porsha Monique for Steed Media Telva McGruder’s career at General Motors spans 20+ years. Having started as an electrical engineer, she has worked her way up through the ranks and took on a wide variety of jobs before becoming the director of Global Facilities Engineering and Manufacturing Operations within the sustainable workplaces team […]