Alex Askew HOME BASE: New York PROFESSION: Restaurant consultant DOING RIGHT: After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America in 1993, Askew and a schoolmate founded the Black Culinary Alliance (BCA), a Harlem-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the educational and cultural awareness of people of color who plan to pursue careers in the culinary and hospitality industries. As president, Askew wants to ensure that young culinary students have more networking and educational platforms are available to young culinary students to help them make the most of the industry's resources.

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Essence.com
Aug, 29, 2008

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