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Carbon Reduction Challenge Is Changing Students Lives at Georgia Tech

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The Carbon Reduction Challenge at Georgia Tech allows students from all disciiplines to work together on climate reduction initiatives for real clients, that deliver measurable results.

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The Carbon Reduction Challenge at Georgia Tech allows students from all disciiplines to work together on climate reduction initiatives for real clients, that deliver measurable results.

Girl Scouts Target GM’s Waste for Their Sustainability Project

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GM is a believer in the circular economy where people design items so they stay in use. The company and its suppliers work often with the next generation of leaders to help them see items not as they are, but what they can become – key to ensuring sustainability remains top of mind long into the future.

How This Tunisian Mother Is Building Her Own Business and Creating Jobs

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This article was developed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and published here with the approval of UNIDO.

She was able to map out a new career through an entrepreneurship program.
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This article was developed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and published here with the approval of UNIDO.

Domtar Sustainability Monthly Minute | November - December 2017

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Wild Turkey Renewal

Turkey is at the top of many menus this time of year. But when the National Wild Turkey Federation was founded in 1973, only 1.5 million wild turkeys were living in North America. Today, that number is nearly 7 million. Watch Tom Kain, procurement forester at Domtar's Kingsport, Tennessee mill explain how responsible forest management protects the habitat of this unique species.

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Loan Officer Helps New Residents Find Home, Sweet Home

Bela Singh, a mortgage loan officer with PNC, helps new American residents navigate the home mortgage process
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The process of buying a home can be daunting for those born and raised in the United States, so imagine being new to this country eager to pursue the American dream, but not knowing where to start.

That was the case with Pradeep Ramamurthy who moved from Bangalore, India to California’s Bay Area with his wife, Priya Vijayendra, in 2011 for a new career as a project manager for an IT company.

5 Tips for Building a Successful Startup

By Sandro Olivieri, AT&T Aspire Accelerator Entrepreneur-in-Residence
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I come from a family of educators, but I am not one myself.

When I started as the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the AT&T Aspire Accelerator focused on ed-tech, I had a small case of imposter syndrome. Sure, I’d worked in technology for my entire career, but what about the “ed” part of ed-tech? What did I know about education? How could I be taken seriously?

An Amgen Scholars Journey From Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México to the University of Tokyo

"I think that one of the best ways to learn is by conducting scientific research. It makes you aware that scientific knowledge is dynamic and constantly advancing, always challenging current knowledge."
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Julia Carrasco Zanini Sánchez

Mexico City, Mexico

Host University: The University of Tokyo

Home University: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Amgen Scholar Year: 2017

Major: Bachelor's Degree in Basic Biomedical Research

Expected Graduation: 2018

 

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Imagine What Is Possible When We’re Giving Back Together

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“At VMware, we believe that each person has something unique to contribute. Thus, everyone can be a Citizen Philanthropist,” says Jessamine Chin, director of the VMware Foundation. “With those unique contributions, each person has the ability to effect positive change in the world.”

Policy Pursuits Take Two Amgen Scholars Beyond the Lab

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When Cameron Clarke was first assigned a policy brief as an Amgen Scholar at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2016, it was the start of something big: a career in public health policy. In the year that followed, he would use the policy brief writing skills again and again as an intern on Capitol Hill, and then with several local government organizations on issues ranging from opioid addiction and minority health inequities to environmental policy.

The Power of One: Tis the Season to Mentor Youth & Spark STEM Passion

by Jessica Anderson
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Each week, 13-year-old Jailimar spends a few hours with her Girls Who Code team to learn the finesse of coding.

There is such a thing, she explains. By building her own website – one that can teach you how to cook – she is gaining the skills to work through coding kinks.

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