One of America's Formerly "Hidden Figures" Continues to be Celebrated!
Hidden Figures is an upcoming American biographical drama film based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly. The film stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe as three of the African American females hired by NASA in the 1960's and referred to as "human computers". Ms. Henson plays Katherine Johnson, the brilliant (entered high school at age 10) African American physicist, space scientist, and mathematician who served as the brains be
What Gives Us Hope
“What gives us hope?”…That was the introduction on a pledge request that my best friend emailed me a few days ago with a reminder that it was “Giving Tuesday.” The request was from The Hope Partnership for Education, www.hopepartnershipforeducation.org a middle school and adult education center located near Temple University in Philadelphia, and I filled out the required information, made my pledge and clicked the ‘donate now’ button. Done. But it wasn’t. Within the hour, the
The High Cost of Employees Not Able to Retire On-time
What is the cost of older employees not able to retire on-time? In a Plan Sponsor University (TPSU) program at Manhattanville College in Purchase, N.Y., Tom Foster of MassMutual delivered a keynote speech that should be part of every corporate benefit training curriculum. In his speech, Foster spoke about the reasons companies need to offer a retirement solution like a defined contribution (DC) plan (401k) to ensure the viability of their company. Viability is a key focus of