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Gail Allyn Short

Gail Allyn Short

Celebrating diverse leaders in Birmingham

The Minority Business Awards recognizes the achievements of business leaders in the Magic City.

STEM school programs prepare students for tomorrow’s jobs

STEM jobs are set to rise 11% by 2031 and Alabama's schools are adopting programs to prepare their students.

Alabama Cooperative Extension System translates research into practical life skills

Urban and rural 4-H programs, food safety classes, gardening information and more are all part of the Extension Systems' programs.

Credit unions strive to make difference in their local communities

From supporting food drives to helping military families, Alabama's credit unions make a significant impact on their communities.

Choosing the right meeting planner

Alabama experts offer tips for finding the right person to facilitate your planning.

Meet the innovators of a promising new startup that is revolutionizing tax software

The founders of The Wiz Group saw a need for speeding up tax preparation but when they couldn't find a software to help the process, they created their own.

Child care dilemma

Initiatives around Alabama aim to increase access to child care for the workforce.

New Birmingham construction company Pylon aims to open opportunities

Pylon Building Group hopes to help minority contractors get more work.

Spotlight: Houston and Henry counties

These Southeast counties boast a variety of industrial employers, medical facilities and recreational opportunities.

Spotlight on Houston & Henry: Economic Engines

Agribusiness, aviation, manufacturing, logistics, retail and more make up Houston and Henry counties' economies.

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