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Booz Allen Summer Games Challenges Gen Z to Change the World

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Since 2014, the Booz Allen Summer Games has engaged university students from around the world to respond to major global problems through collaboration and creativity.

This year, 383 internss were chosen from thousands of applicants. Teams brought together university students representing 11 regions, 24 cities, and a diverse range of interest areas, talents, and academic specializations.

From Science Fair to Scientist: How One 6th Grader’s Research Could Change the World

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Maya Sushkin, a 6th-grade student from Worcester, Massachusetts was recently selected as the grand prize winner at the Region II Central Massachusetts Science and Engineering fair (Worcester Regional Science & Engineering fair).  She competed with 6th, 7th, and 8th graders from the Massachusetts public and private schools systems. She is the daughter of Yin-Ying Lu, a SCADA lead engineer at  Schneider Electric Foxboro, MA.

Interview With Raina Dwivedi, Water Resources Engineer

Addressing new and emerging issues and solutions in engineering
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As a water resources engineer, Raina Dwivedi specializes in integrated water resources management and watershed planning. Raina has a Bachelors in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University of Maryland, College Park and a Masters in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. We spoke with Raina as part of our #INWED19 campaign to not only celebrate our brilliant women engineers but also to raise their profiles and encourage those who aspire to become engineers and work in STEM. Follow #WomeninSTEM on social media for more stories.

The U.S. Education System is Ripe for Innovation—And Investment Can Help

Words by by Laura Wise
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Education is a powerful tool. Often seen as an opportunity for advancement both socially and economically, education lies at the center of a country’s ability to grow, thrive and compete in the global economy. It’s no secret; however, that student performance and equitable access to quality education in the U.S. is lagging behind. 

Schneider Electric Announces Go Green in the City 2019 North American Regional Finals Winner

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  • Team WellPower from Princeton University will represent the United States in the Global Finals
  • Team WellPower selected from 7 semi-finalist students from across North America
  • Winning idea focused on community-scale solar-powered water filtration systems for African markets
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  • Team WellPower from Princeton University will represent the United States in the Global Finals
  • Team WellPower selected from 7 semi-finalist students from across North America
  • Winning idea focused on community-scale solar-powered water filtration systems for African markets

HPE Partners With Texas A&M to Create New Computer Engineering Center

With support from the technology giant, Texas A&M students and faculty will be able to explore the future uses of data analytics.
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Can Summer Camps Help Close Tech’s Gender Gap?

This summer, girls across the country will head for adventures in coding, researching DNA, building robots and even making a salad — in space.
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By Deborah Lynn Blumberg

Summer camp has evolved dramatically since America’s first organized camp, the Gunnery Camp, was founded in 1861 in Connecticut to teach boys to hunt, fish and shoot. It set the model for the kind of summers many remember from childhood:  An oasis in the wilderness, slathered in sunscreen and bug spray shooting bows and arrows, braiding friendship bracelets and competing in canoe races. But times have changed.

Mars Showcases Coral Restoration at Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

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Mars has been in business since 1911 — and we want to be thriving in another hundred years. Our Associates take a scientific approach to the challenges that we face, working with the best and brightest around the world to solve the problems we encounter as a business and in society.

Women’s Forum of New York Recognizes Tetra Tech for Female Board Representation

Receiving recognition for achieving 30 percent gender parity on our board of directors
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The Women’s Forum of New York will recognize Tetra Tech at its Breakfast of Corporate Champions on November 7, 2019, for achieving at least 30 percent female board representation. This biennial event brings together more than 600 CEOs, board directors, and government officials in support of one shared goal—achieving 50/50 gender parity in the boardroom by 2025.

DSM CEO Feike Sijbesma Named to Advisory Committee at Tsinghua University Institute for Sustainable Development Goals

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In recognizing our CEO Feike Sijbesma’s commitment to addressing sustainability and making it also a core part of DSM’s evolution journey in driving people, planet and profit; Tsinghua University in China appointed him to be part of the international advisory committee of the Institute for Sustainable Development Goals, Tsinghua University. 

As part of the recognition ceremony, Feike also shared and presented on Profit vs People and Planet to a group of students at the University today in Beijing.

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