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Education Ministry Collaborates with Schneider Electric in Establishing Center of Excellence

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The Ministry of Education and Culture collaborated with Schneider Electric, as a global company in the digital transformation of energy management and transformation, to establish the Center for Excellence in Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy.

Developing Skills at Stope School

Blog

As part of our commitment to workplace diversity, Red Lake Gold Mines implemented the Stope School Program in 2007.

Sharpening Skills at the Mine Rescue Summit

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At Goldcorp, we’re proud to have highly trained Mine Rescue and Surface Emergency Response Teams at our mining operations, ready for any emergency that might arise. Thankfully, these rarely occur; but at the same time, how can response teams stay at the top of their game if they’re hardly ever activated?

National PTA Launches ‘PTA Connected’ to Help Families Navigate the Digital World

Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ —National PTA announced today the launch of PTA Connected, an initiative to educate and engage families in digital wellness, security, access, equity and literacy. The initiative formalizes and builds on the association’s work in the digital space in response to the growing needs and interest of parents nationwide. National PTA is launching PTA Connected with support from presenting and founding sponsor Symantec.

'Fly Like a Girl': Over 100 Girls Learn About STEM, Airline Careers

By Spencer Burt
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Joanna Geraghty said being the highest-ranking woman in the airline industry is humbling, but also frustrating.

"It shouldn't be that way in 2018," said Geraghty, JetBlue's president and chief operating officer. "There should be many more in this space ranked even higher than me."

JetBlue teamed up with the Utah STEM Action Center and Atlantic Aviation Friday to teach girls about careers in flight, especially those relying on science, technology, engineering and math.

The Four Ps of Leadership

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In today’s highly competitive and polarized environment, any movement or cause needs energetic and effective leaders. This is especially true in the social sector, which is chronically understaffed and undercapitalized. Therefore, truly successful and sustainable leaders need to combine the skills and attributes of both leadership and management. They require a vision as well as the ability to execute it.

Common Impact Expands Leadership Team With Addition of Tara Cardone, Chief Operating Officer

Organization builds staff capacity to support expanding need for pro bono programs and community disaster relief efforts
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a nonprofit recognized as a national leader in skills-based volunteerism, is expanding its leadership team with the appointment of Tara Cardone as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Nespresso Revives Zimbabwe’s Coffee Production

Press Release

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, September 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Nespresso announced today a long-term investment plan to revive Zimbabwe’s coffee industry and stimulate the rural economy.

The company will provide training and technical assistance to 400 smallholder coffee farmers over the next five years, with the goal of increasing the country’s production of quality sustainable coffee.

JetBlue Accepting Applications for BlueBud Business Mentoring Program to Help Burgeoning Brands Take Flight

Summary: 

-- BlueBud Provides Innovative Companies with a Chance to Learn What It Takes to Get Their Products Onboard Commercial Aircraft Directly from JetBlue Leaders --

-- Applications Currently Being Accepted from Small Businesses in New York and Boston --

Press Release

-- BlueBud Provides Innovative Companies with a Chance to Learn What It Takes to Get Their Products Onboard Commercial Aircraft Directly from JetBlue Leaders --

-- Applications Currently Being Accepted from Small Businesses in New York and Boston --

Through a New Grant from Symantec, NPower Expands Offerings in the Bay Area

by Jaime Barclay, Sr Mgr Corporate Responsibility
Blog

We often talk of a time where our IT workforce is diverse, with equal representation and opportunity. A time where people of all backgrounds, regardless of ethnicity, gender, or socio-economic status have the opportunities, the skills, the pathways to develop life-long careers and succeed in our digital economy.

To NPower, a nonprofit launching digital careers for underserved communities, their mission is to make this future a reality.  

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