Tag: Vivian Pickard

Photos: Besties Open BABS Salon and Wellness Spa

We love it when friends can come together to create a beautiful business opportunity. In Detroit, Vivian Pickard and Bernadette Blanchard have joined forces to create BABS Salon and Wellness Spa. BABS (Beauty and Body Services) is a fusion of beauty and wellness. “Vivian and I have been talking for years about partnering,” says Bernadette.... Read more »

Art For Life: Hamptons High Fashion

Always A-List Jawn Murray and Star Jones
Now this is high fashion! The Russell Simmons Art For Life benefit gala took place over the weekend in the Hamptons, New York. Cadillac was Valet Sponsor for the event that raised nearly $300,000 to fund art programs for needy students. Here are a few of the many stand-out styles from the event. Follow the... Read more »

Photos: Russell Simmons' Art For Life Summer Camp

Students of Russell Simmons' Art For Life Camp in Brooklyn, New York.
The Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) “is dedicated to providing inner city youth across New York City with significant exposure to the arts, as well as to supporting emerging artists with exhibition opportunities.” On the countdown to the annual Art For Life gala, journalists visited the Corridor Galleries today in New York to see the students... Read more »

Money for College: The Buick Achievers Scholarship

Oneisha Hall and her mom. 	Age: 21 •	Grade: Junior •	University: Tuskegee University •	Major: Business Administration •	First Generation College Student: No
Need money for college? Check this out! One of the largest scholarship programs in the US, the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, (funded by the GM Foundation) works with the United Negro College Fund to help administer an awesome scholarship program for students that attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Meet Vivian Pickard President of the... Read more »

Get Your Upgrade! Career Advice from the #ChicksofGM (Recap)

Get Your Upgrade! Career Advice from the #ChicksofGM (Recap)
The Six Brown Chicks took a road trip to General Motors World in Detroit last week to interview six top-ranking female executives, engineers, and automotive designers for an exclusive editorial series: The Chicks of GM. Monday: Vivian Pickard President, General Motors Foundation Topic: How to Attract a Mentor *** Tuesday: Angela Barbee-Hatter Director, Global Design... Read more »

Got a minute? Meet a Mentor: The Chicks of GM

Got a minute? Meet a Mentor: The Chicks of GM
By A Comeaux & Zondra Hughes A few days ago, we interviewed some of the most interesting women ever during a trip to the General Motors World Headquarters in Detroit, Michigan. The Chicks of GM are a diverse team of women that represent every facet of today’s woman. Empowering best describes them all, as the... Read more »