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Meet Tiger Tech: How an Elite Group of Middle Schoolers Became the Tech Teachers

When a tablet has issues at Armstrong Middle School, they call in Tiger Tech, a student-run IT department who show up armed with empathy
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This past September, Alyssa and Skylar stood at the front of the classroom, nervous as they faced their fellow students. It was device rollout day at Neil A. Armstrong Middle School and for the first time as newly assigned “Tiger Techs” they were in charge of teaching their classmates how to log on to — and care for — their tablets.

“There’s a lot of responsibility that comes with being a Tiger Tech,” says Alyssa. “A lot.”

Let's Crowd Source This: How to Get From Today’s Scandals to Workplace Parity?

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Reflecting on her interview with Robert Reiss, host of the CEO Forum, Lorna Donatone, CEO, Geographic Regions and Region Chair North America, Sodexo, addresses the need for workplace parity and how men and women in corporate America and beyond can advocate for gender equality in the workplace.

AT&T Aspire Accelerator: Where Are They Now?

By Scott Lininger, Bitsbox co-founder, AT&T Aspire Accelerator Class member
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Feb. 17, 2017 will forever be burned into my mind. The Bitsbox team had that date circled in red on the calendar for months prior. It’s the day some of us sweat through our shirts and others found comfort in raiding the snack cabinet. Feb. 17 was the day our pitch to Shark Tank investors aired on TV.

Bitsbox provides monthly subscriptions to coding projects that teach grade-schoolers to program apps. As a start-up founder, Shark Tank felt like the holy grail of pitching investors.

I’ll Be Home for Christmas

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As Ingryt Pedroza watches holiday preparations unfold in Calgary, her mind can’t help but wander between her home in Mexico and the incredible accomplishment she’s about to achieve. 

Four months ago, Pedroza said goodbye to her husband and one-year-old daughter to pursue her long-time dream of studying abroad in preparation to become a top engineer in Mexico. She knew the road wouldn’t be easy, but it was an opportunity she couldn’t pass up.

What’s Next on a Random Walk Down Facebook Lane

by Francis G. Coleman, Executive Vice President, CBIS
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“Sometimes data behaves unethically…an algorithm that draws its lessons from the present reality can’t be counted on to improve the course of the future on its own.”  – Antonio Garcia-Martinez, a former Facebook employee

We have officially entered the twilight zone.

As we have been speeding quickly along the information highway, enjoying our newfound access to information at breakneck speed and sometime encountering some speed bumps, never was it anticipated that humanity would get in the way.

Arrow Electronics-Sponsored Student Team Takes 2nd Place at World Robot Olympiad

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A team of two German 15-year-old students sponsored by global technology-solutions provider Arrow Electronics won second place in the Open Junior category at the 2017 World Robot Olympiad (WRO) finals in San Jose, Costa Rica last month.

Wendy's High School Heisman Announces 2017 National Winners

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NEW YORK, December 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The most prestigious award in high school athletics has named Soleil Gaylord, a Mountain Runner from Colorado, and Jackson Destine, a Wrestler from Florida, as National Winners of Wendy's® High School Heisman® Scholarship. Chosen from high school seniors at more than 30,000 schools around the country, Soleil and Jackson will take home a $10,000 college scholarship.

AEG and City Year Team Up to Improve Nevin Avenue Elementary in South Los Angeles

More than 300 AEG employees participate in company Service Day in conjunction with AEG’s charitable holiday initiative, Season of Giving
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In celebration of AEG’s Season of Giving, more than 300 AEG employees from Southern California came together to participate in the company’s annual Service Day on Dec. 8 at Nevin Avenue Elementary School in South Los Angeles.

Major League Baseball Players Association Supports Universal Declaration of Player Rights

MLBPA joins with World Players Association in announcing Universal Declaration of Player Rights
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WASHINGTON, December 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) Executive Director and 14-year Major League Baseball veteran, Tony Clark, joined executives from some of the world’s leading player associations in unveiling the Universal Declaration of Player Rights (the Declaration) to protect players from ongoing and sy

51 Schools Named State Winners in Samsung’s $2 Million* National STEAM Contest

Schools Representing Every U.S. State and Washington, D.C. Will Apply STEAM Skills to Improve Local Communities in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., December 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has announced the 51 state winners in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – a nationwide competition that challenges students to creatively use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) skills to address real-world issues and inspire change in their local communities.

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