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BRAC speaker: Women accomplishing more than ever, but hurdles persist

May 6, 2014

While women are accomplishing more than ever in today’s business world, there still seems to be limits on their success, says U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center for Women in Business Executive Director Roberta Zenn Phillips, who was the keynote speaker at a BRAC Signature Speaker event today.

BRAC, IBM project downtown named among best in the US by ‘Site Selection’

May 5, 2014

For the fifth year in a row, Site Selection magazine has named BRAC among the top economic development organizations in the country, and the trade magazine has also singled out IBM’s technology center in downtown Baton Rouge as one of North America’s top nine deals of 2013.

BRAC among top 10 economic development groups

May 5, 2014

Three South Louisiana economic development organizations were named among the nation’s best, according to a new report by Site Selection Magazine.

Best to Invest: Top US Economic Development Groups

May 5, 2014

Coming out of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, the American Heartland embarked on an extreme makeover from 2010 through 2013.

BRAC releases school score data, says EBR schools are improving but not fast enough

May 2, 2014

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber says local schools are making progress, but not enough.

BRAC brings the marketplace of ideas to the dinner table at inaugural ‘Around the Table’ event

May 2, 2014

It’s long been noted that some of the most thought-provoking conversations, live-changing initiatives and landmark business deals take place over the dinner table.

BRAC report card: Area schools improving, but much more to be done

May 1, 2014

A regional analysis of area schools released by BRAC today says the Baton Rouge area “as a whole has experienced significant improvement in its educational system over the past four years, and the continued improvement in letter grades in the face of more challenging standards is an impressive result

EBR schools overhaul bill sparks split

April 30, 2014

Battle lines were forming Wednesday morning over a hotly-contested bill aimed improving the East Baton Rouge Parish school system by giving principals sweeping new authority.

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