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Scotiabank Helps Replay Education Bring STEM Education to Young People

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Relay Education's mission is to educate, inspire and assist people in building a 100 per cent renewable energy future in Canada.
Learn how the organization is teaching youth and adults across the country about renewable energy and green careers. Scotiabank is the Youth Programs Sponsor, helping Relay Education reach over 18,000 young people.

The ‘Child of the Dump’ From ‘Girl Rising’ Is Now a College Grad

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When it opened in March 2013, the Intel-backed film “Girl Rising” helped kickstart a global movement around a mission to ensure that girls around the world are educated and empowered.

What you might not remember is, as part of that effort, Intel invested further by partnering with local non-governmental agencies (NGOs) to ensure each of the nine girls in the film — and many of their siblings — continued to receive quality education.

In honor of International Day of the Girl, we caught up with one of the nine girls featured in the film. So where are they now?

HP Inc. and Girl Rising Mark International Day of the Girl with Partnership to Empower 10 Million Students and Teachers

Three-year education partnership provides technology and curriculum in U.S., India and Nigeria
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Highlights:

  • Delivers educational content, technology, multimedia assets, activities and lesson plans to students and teachers.
  • Builds on HP’s global commitment to enable better learning outcomes for 100 million people by 2025.
  • Expands existing partnership with Girl Rising with the joint mission to change the way the world thinks about girls and education.
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Highlights:

  • Delivers educational content, technology, multimedia assets, activities and lesson plans to students and teachers.
  • Builds on HP’s global commitment to enable better learning outcomes for 100 million people by 2025.
  • Expands existing partnership with Girl Rising with the joint mission to change the way the world thinks about girls and education.

Qualcomm's Connect to Learn Program

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.

JetBlue Foundation e-Newsletter Fall Edition: Celebrating Girls in Aviation Day Every Day

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The JetBlue Foundation Celebrates 'Girls in Aviation Day' Every Day

The JetBlue Foundation encourages aviation-related education and helps ignites interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs, especially among communities traditionally underrepresented in these areas. Two of the JetBlue Foundation's signature programs introduce young girls to careers in aviation and STEM – Fly Like a Girl and Project Scientist STEM Expedition Academy.

United to Host Record Number of Events Promoting Aviation Career Opportunities for Women

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CHICAGO, October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ United Airlines is celebrating Women in Aviation International's annual Girls in Aviation Day with an airline record total of 14 locations around the world. On Oct. 2 and Oct. 5, more than 500 girls from various non-profit organizations are joining United for hands-on experiences and to learn from women about various career opportunities available in aviation, with a focus on non-traditionally female roles.

Vending Machines That Dispense Books: A Creative Solution to the 'Summer Slide'

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This article series is sponsored by JetBlue and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team. 

As the school year gets into full swing, students all over the country are excitedly telling their classmates and teachers how they spent their summer vacations. For thousands of kids in New York City, that story now includes plenty of time spent with free books from JetBlue’s Soar with Reading program. This summer, JetBlue placed free book vending machines in areas identified as “book deserts” in every New York City borough including two in Queens. 

Call for Teen Filmmakers: Toyota and Discovery Education Announce National Video Challenge to Promote Safe Driving Habits

2020 TeenDrive365 Video Challenge Opens for Entry through Feb. 26: Winner to Receive $15,000 and Opportunity to Work with a Discovery Film Crew to Produce TV-Ready PSA
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Silver Spring, Md. Wednesday, September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ –  A national video challenge for highschool students to encourage their peers to avoid distractions and stay safe behind the wheel opened this week. 

UN Women Strengthens Partnership With HP to Expand Digital Learning Opportunities for Women and Girls

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NEW YORK CITY – September 24, 2019 - /3BL Media/ – On September 23, 2019, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and HP Vice President and Managing Director for Africa Elisabeth Moreno signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand digital learning opportunities for women and girls in five priority countries: Senegal, South Africa, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Morocco.

Turning ‘Girls Who Code’ Into Women Who Work at Viacom

Viacom’s multi-year tech internship program helps young women launch careers.
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By Stuart Winchester

Lauren Clark and Emily Lo have a lot in common. Both entered Viacom’s Girls Who Code summer immersion program in 2015, its inaugural year. Both just wrapped up their third year of the company’s long-term internship program. And both major in computer science-related fields at upstate New York colleges.

And in multiple years of college-level technology instruction at two separate institutions, each has had exactly one female professor.

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