Businesses unite to fight the millennium glitch.
Last year, while experts nationwide continued to scramble to fix outdated computer systems that can't recognize dates after December 31, 1999, minority business advocate Mannie Lopes decided that he, too, wanted in on the action.
So he created Year 2000 Alliance LLC in Laurel, Maryland. The company now plays a critical role in the Y2K conversion operation--and it promotes women- and minority-owned high-tech and telecommunications businesses in the process.
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