Articles by: Michaela Ross

Uncategorized

10 Questions with an African tech entrepreneur

10 Questions with an African tech entrepreneur

Mali native Abdel Traore talks about Africa’s growing middle class, the American dream and moonlighting as a literature student Abdel Traore is a father of two who studies literature part-time at Lehman College. He works full time in a Bronx hospital’s IT department, and he’s lived in the city for […]

by × April 5, 2016 × 0 comments

Earning a Living

Fernando Tirado, disaster recovery advisor at the Bronx Small Business Development Center, explains how City Island and other commercial areas in the borough were affected by Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

Stay ahead of the sirens: How to prepare your Bronx small business for a disaster

It’s crucial for you to make a disaster preparedness plan for your business, city and disaster agents say. Eighty percent of companies that don’t recover from a disaster within a month go out of business for good, says the U.S. Small Business Association.

by × April 14, 2015 × 0 comments