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Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge Opens to Inspire Virtual Collaboration Between Teachers, Students, and Parents

Contest Elevates Financial Literacy Learning with Opportunities for Schools to Win $10,000 For Educational Resources
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Wednesday, March 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale, and Discovery Education today opened the 4th annual Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge. This challenge enables communities to collaborate virtually, empowering students and local schools with financial literacy.

Open P-TECH Goes Live!

Free Tech and Professional Skills - Anytime, Anywhere.
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The newly released platform, Open P-TECH, is a free digital education experience launched by IBM to equip young people, aged 14-20, and educators with foundational knowledge about topics like cybersecurity, AI and cloud computing, plus professional skills like Design Thinking and Agile. 
 

Arrow Electronics Engineers Inspire Girls to Study Science at Girls and Science Event

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics Engineers Grace Doepker and Maddie Eyolfson provided aspiring young scientists with a sneak peek at life as an engineer at the 6th annual Girls and Science education event March 7.

Girls Tackle Engineering Challenge at Santa Rosa’ Keysight Technologies

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Caroline Huang and her four teammates had a breakthrough moment during an all-girl engineering competition Saturday at Keysight Technologies, the world’s largest electronics measurement company.

“Our circuit board did not work for the longest time,” she said. “It just started working.”

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Companies Commemorate International Women’s Day 2020

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This Sunday (March 8) marks International Women’s Day - a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Meet the Reinventor: Yamilée Toussaint Beach, Founder of STEM from Dance

This engineer and dancer is on a mission to empower more black and Latina girls to explore technology through dance.
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By Garage Staff 

Yamilée Toussaint Beach is easily described as a polymath. Growing up on Long Island, she excelled in math and science in school, and after class dedicated herself to jazz, ballet, and modern dance. 

“Pursuing engineering was just as possible for me as becoming a dancer or a writer or anything in the humanities,” she says. “I think a large part is the fact that both my parents have STEM-related (science, technology, engineering, and math) professions.” Now both retired, her father was a mechanical engineer, and her mother was a lab technician.

Connect to Learn: Aiming to Improve Learning Outcomes of Underprivileged Girls in Myanmar

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The Connect To Learn program is a public-private partnership that brings mobile technology and 3G/4G-based Internet access to underserved schools in Myanmar, offering students the opportunity to leapfrog to a 21st century education. The program promotes universal access to quality secondary education by providing user-friendly learning devices for teachers and students to use in the classroom. The program delivers information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure and training to nearly 30,000 students and 310 teachers from 31 schools.

Nurturing the Next Generation of Engineers

by Jay Alexander, CTO of Keysight Technologies
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As part of Engineers Week, this past Saturday Keysight’s Santa Rosa, CA headquarters hosted our annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) event. We’ve been doing these for over 15 years now, and this one was the best yet! 100 girls and young women from 6th through 12th grades gathered for six hours of fun, team-based learning, where the project involved radio transmissions, secret codes, cryptexes, and a competition to discover the name of a famous female engineer.

JetBlue Foundation e-Newsletter: 2019 Year in Review

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Inspiring the future of aviation is a responsibility that the JetBlue Foundation takes very seriously. No other airline has gone on record to solely focus on supporting aviation education. Our goal is to increase access to this industry we love so much.

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