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Sanofi Mentorship Program Offers Guidance for Raritan Valley Community College Students


Leadership teams from Sanofi and RVCC have created a structured mentoring program for students and an enriching experience for Sanofi mentors. Sanofi's volunteer mentors are mid- and senior-level employees representing science and research; technology; marketing and communications; and business and finance.

"Being mentored during my career has been instrumental in helping me navigate my path, and when I mentor others, it's a way I give back," says Sanofi's Clint Wallace, Chair, U.S. Country Council and Head, NA Human Resources. "

City Year Names David L. Cohen and Jonathan S. Lavine Co-Chairs of its National Board of Trustees

Tushara Canekeratne, George Nichols, Enrique Salem and Wendy Spencer Join Board as National Trustees
Press Release

BOSTON, March 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ — City Year, an education nonprofit fueled by national service that helps students and schools to succeed, announced today that David L. Cohen and Jonathan S. Lavine have been elected co-chairs of its national Board of Trustees.

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast NBCUniversal, Cohen has served as vice-chair of the national board since 2013, when Lavine, Co-Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Bain Capital Credit, was first elected chair. The two will now lead the national board together.

Youth for Technology Foundation and HP Foundation Announce New Partnership to Boost 3D Printing Education

Available on HP LIFE, the course will introduce students to 3D printing; the uses, benefits and the opportunities that exist in the space

At the World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting this week, Fundación Jóvenes por la Tecnología (YTF) and HP Foundation announced a new 3D printing course to be delivered through the HP Foundation Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) platform as a training course for individuals to learn how to use 3D printing and create entrepreneurial opportunities.

Winning the STEM Battle with … CodeWars

by Mark Potter, SVP and CTO, Hewlett Packard Enterprise & Director, Hewlett Packard Labs

CodeWars is a magical experience … and not just because some of the high schoolers in attendance were dressed as modern-day Merlins.

Walking among row after row of tables, serving as the day-long home to hundreds of teams of teenage programmers from all over Texas and the South, I couldn’t help but reflect on how much HPE’s annual coding competition has changed since my colleague, Scott Harsany, put on the first event in 1998.

Deloitte Honored by Junior Achievement With Gold US President's Volunteer Service Award

Volunteers provided students with critical mentoring and positive role models
Press Release

NEW YORK, March 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Junior Achievement USA® (JA) announced that it will honor Deloitte with a gold level 2016-2017 U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award for providing at least 15,000 volunteer hours to local Junior Achievement offices during the 2016-2017 school year. The U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award will be presented to 57 organizations at an evening awards ceremony during the JA Volunteer Summit, presented by American Express Foundation, March 13, 2018 in New York. 

Stemming the Leak: 4 Ways to Encourage STEM in Your Middle Schooler


Even though many Americans understand the importance of STEM education, children in the U.S. continue to lose interest in science, technology, engineering and math subjects at young ages.

Xylem Watermark Sponsors EarthEcho Water Challenge Events on World Water Day


In celebration of World Water Day on March 22 and Earth Day on April 22, Xylem will host the second annual Make Your Mark 30 Day Challenge, a month-long event that encourages employees to engage in efforts to solve global and local water and environmental issues.

Women, Energy & Economic Prosperity - The Undeniable Link


Despite the substantial, positive contribution to growth and innovation made by women, disparities still exist in access to education and economic opportunities that limit women from achieving their full sociopolitical power.  Although women make up more than 50% of global population, and average 40% of the world’s labor force, women continue to lag in promotional opportunities, wages, and land ownership, and are inhibited in their pursuit of education and employment by lack of access to social and natural resources.

Meet the Scientist: Jennifer Lippens, Post-doctoral Fellow at Amgen Thousand Oaks


This profile is a part of the Amgen Foundation’s “Meet the Scientists” series, where we invite students and teachers to learn more about a scientist at Amgen and the work they do to create lifesaving medicines. Join the conversation by sharing your own experiences with @AmgenFoundation and @Amgen.

Post-secondary Students in Ontario Recognized for Their Efforts to Build a Greener World

Press Release

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Working with local potters in Gujarat and Delhi India, Ryerson University students developed a reusable water filter using local materials that eliminates bacteria, organic compounds, and can filter 20 litres of water a day.

In northern food-insecure communities, students from the University of Ottawa are manufacturing commercial grade hydroponic systems housed in shipping containers enabling communities to grow their own food locally.


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