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Technology + Giving Back: When Worlds Collide

By Vidhya Govindan, Technical Leader at Cisco
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After working in technology for 15 years, I had what many may call a mid-life crisis. Although, not in the traditional sense of the word. Rather, I started to question my purpose and the direction of my life – and began to wonder if I should leave my career in technology to become a part of something bigger.

I wondered if I could do more by focusing exclusively on community service.

Introducing The Ambition Project by American Express

An open letter from the six women of the American Express Executive Committee reflects on the company’s progress, shares new commitments and programs and calls on leaders everywhere to proudly back women’s ambition.
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February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Over the past two days, the six of us hosted our fourth Global Women’s Conference. Through a variety of fireside chats, workshops and networking events, we united nearly 250 of the company’s top executives around a common goal – to find meaningful ways to continue advocating for women’s advancement.

Beyond this, the conference was a time to celebrate the incredible strides women and men have made together at American Express.

Points of Light Welcomes AT&T Executive as New Corporate Service Council Chair

Chief Sustainability Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility, Charlene Lake, Joins with Points of Light to Create New Ways to Strengthen Corporate Partners’ Social Responsibility.
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ATLANTA, February 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, announced today AT&T Chief Sustainability Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility, Charlene Lake, will serve as the chair of the Points of Light Corporate Service Council

UPS To Airlift More Than 2 Million Masks and Protective Gear to China

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February 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS, announced today it is providing free air transportation of more than 2 million respirator masks and 11,000 protective coveralls to China to help combat the spread of the coronavirus in Wuhan, China.

Points of Light Welcomes Three New Leaders to Board of Directors

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ATLANTA, January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light is pleased to announce the addition of three leaders to its board of directors. Each individual shares Points of Light’s vision of creating healthy communities in vibrant, participatory societies, and provides a complement to the current board.

The newly appointed members of the Points of Light board of directors are:

We Are Citizen Philanthropists – Learning Through Service

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s waterfall of impact is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. Core to our ethos is the belief that we can all learn and grow through service. After contributing 40 hours of Service Learning in a calendar year, VMware employees are eligible to recommend a VMware Foundation grant to their nonprofit of choice.

FedEx Team Members Around the Country Volunteer for MLK Day of Service

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In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, FedEx team members around the country packed 150,000+ meals with Rise Against Hunger, cleaned up our local communities and volunteered at civil rights museums.

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We Are Citizen Philanthropists

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—that VMware’s waterfall of impact is the result of the collective actions of VMware people.

Pay It Forward by Giving Back: Families of Fallen American Soldiers

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All too often U.S. military service members give their lives in service to their country. What if there was a way to give back to the families of those soldiers?

Believe With Me is an organization that recognizes fallen military members and their ultimate sacrifice. The Believe With Me mission is to bring hope and help to the lives of those left behind when a soldier has lost his or her life in service to our country. By giving back to the families of these soldiers, the organization wants each to know that America remembers their loved ones, especially during the holiday season.

Bridgestone Americas Drives Positive Community Impact through Inaugural Volunteer Week

Teammates volunteered nearly 1,600 hours to improve the way people move, live, work and play in the U.S. and Latin America
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., December 17, 2019, /3BL Media/ ― Bridgestone Americas, Inc. today announced the results of its inaugural Bridgestone Americas Volunteer Week, a concentrated, network-wide volunteerism campaign intended to promote the greater good in its communities. The success of the 2019 campaign was driven by employee participation in dozens of volunteer events.

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