Company Announces HP School Cloud featuring the HP Open Learning Platform; Seeds Schools in Support of $20M Learning Investment for 100 Million People by 2025
NEW YORK, September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/– Today, HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) announced the new HP School Cloud featuring the HP Open Learning Platform during Global Citizen Week. HP School Cloud will provide access to educational materials and apps to students, teachers and adult learners in rural and poor communities around the world.
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), HP and the HP Foundation have renewed their partnership to further foster entrepreneurship and employment opportunities for young men and women in developing countries through technology-related learning.
A memorandum of understanding to this effect was signed in New York today by LI Yong, Director General of UNIDO, and Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer for HP. The signing took place on the margins of the UN General Assembly’s United Nations Private Sector Forum.
Day of STEM activities and conversation engages students in 2nd grade through college
September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - General Motors and Black Girls CODE (BGC) today announced the launch of a BGC Detroit chapter with a series of hands-on and engaging activities at Detroit International Academy for Women (DIA), a Detroit Public Schools Community District school, and TechTown.
Data from more than 200 tech companies show men hold 82 percent of positions in the general tech sector. According to a recent study, the cyber security sector is even less diverse, as women make up only 11 percent of the workforce.
Why aren't women pursuing careers in STEM fields? Meet the problem solver at Booz Allen Hamilton who’s working to bridge the diversity gap and empower the next generation of women to change the world. Meet Cheryl Wade.
Providing underserved people with access to learning that boosts economic opportunity and employability requires technology combined with innovative thinking. The HP World on Wheels program is supporting digital literacy, providing education programming and entrepreneurship training, and connecting students, entrepreneurs, and community members to government programs.
A good role model can be hard to find. Especially, for women in the technology industry.
But for companies, role modeling is part of a well-rounded strategy for leveling the playing field. It is also one of the trickiest to execute well for some companies. But as we’re learning at HP, it doesn’t have to be such a challenge.
At its core, good role modeling revolves around trust. Not only does it require trust between individuals, it also requires an organization that fosters frank conversations, openness, and the ability to meet people where they are.
On the one-year anniversary of the World Humanitarian Summit, Global Citizen and HP joined forces, hosting the Educate Every Child, Everywhere event during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival. The event brought together corporate partners, members of international press associations and global citizens, to spotlight the progress and dire need for education in emergencies, including through the Education Cannot Wait (ECW) fund.
Remote regions of emerging countries are often left behind in the connected global economy. HP is committed to build and deploy 48 mobile, self-contained, Internet-enabled digital inclusion and learning labs to help bridge this gap in rural India.
The program supports the Indian government’s Digital India initiative and aims to reach 6,400 Indian villages and impact more than 15 million people over the next six years. Bringing digital learning and community resources to millions in rural India, HP World on Wheels is opening doors and changing lives.