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Innovate, Educate, and Build the Next Generation of Women in STEM

by Frances Vella
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For anyone interested in the professional development of women in Tech, you won’t want to miss two exciting events Cisco is hosting — just in time for International Women’s Day!

#CiscoChat, Monday, February 26th, at 10 a.m. PT

STEM Program Helps African-American Males Excel, Go to College

The Long Beach Math Collaborative has been SCE’s community partner since 2011
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Life was all about sports for young Torieaun Hilbert — that is, until he met Doris Robinson.  

For Hilbert, a sophomore majoring in criminology and a football player at the University of La Verne, academics was not a priority when he started high school with a 2.2 GPA.

“I grew up in foster care,” he said. “I didn't have anyone who could explain to me how important education actually is.” 

Engineers Spark STEM Interest at Local Girl Scouts Electricity Workshop

SCE engineers help Girl Scouts earn STEM badges and show them there are bright futures in math and science
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Engineer Lindsey Sayers remembers building a strobe light in her high school electronics class and watching the light flash on when she plugged it in. In awe that something she built worked, she knew then that she wanted to become an engineer.

“It was the first time I created something, and it was the greatest feeling of accomplishment,” said Sayers. “I knew I liked math and so I started thinking, ‘what can I do with this?’”

CITGO Announces 10th Anniversary Grantee Finalists for the Bronx Social Program

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BRONX, N.Y., February 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Today, CITGO Petroleum Corporation celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Bronx Social Program by announcing the 2017-2018 grant recipients. The 21 chosen programs were selected because of their efforts to serve the Bronx community through five focus areas, including arts and culture, education, empowering communities, environment and healthy living.

Part 3: Q&A With Global Diversity and Inclusion Leader Dr. Rohini Anand

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Rohini Anand, PhD, is the Senior Vice President Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo, and Chair, Catalyst Board of Advisors. In a three-part Q&A blog series, we asked Dr. Anand to share details about her pivotal role at one of the world's largest multinational corporations focusing on “quality of life services.” Below is the third and final part where we asked about what challenges she faces and what she believes the future holds for diversity and inclusion.

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Rohini Anand, PhD, is the Senior Vice President Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo, and Chair, Catalyst Board of Advisors. In a three-part Q&A blog series, we asked Dr. Anand to share details about her pivotal role at one of the world's largest multinational corporations focusing on “quality of life services.” Below is the third and final part where we asked about what challenges she faces and what she believes the future holds for diversity and inclusion.

Relay Education is Leading the Way in Energy Literacy Across Canada

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TORONTO, February 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The transition to 100 per cent renewable energy is underway across Canada. In 2018, 15,000 youth will participate in Relay Education's renewable energy workshops as part of this national energy shift.

On February 21, 100 students at Queen Victoria Public School in Toronto will take part in Relay's workshops to build energy literacy and interest in green careers.

Ecocentricity Blog: We Should Start a Book Club!

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Whether it’s from a sense of being nostalgic or old-fashioned, I’m not ready to see the end of page-turners. I still choose physical books over digital ones, and I bet I’m not alone.

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Whether it’s from a sense of being nostalgic or old-fashioned, I’m not ready to see the end of page-turners. I still choose physical books over digital ones, and I bet I’m not alone.

A Conversation with Connie Lindsey

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There was standing-room only at The Baumhart Center’s first event of the Kelly Tyrrell Conversation Series on Tuesday, January 30th. The Tyrrell Conversations aim to engage Loyola students in monthly dialogues with foremost social impact, enterprise, and responsibility leaders; this month’s conversation with Northern Trust’s Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity & Inclusion, Connie L. Lindsey, was a perfect start to the series.

Internship: Sustainability Reports Data Analyst

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February 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - G&A is offering unpaid internship opportunities for qualified students interested in learning more about corporate sustainability and corporate ESG performance (“Environmental, Social, Governance”) issues.

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