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My Working Day: Making Fintech Ideas a Reality at Barclays Eagle Lab

by Hannah Cameron
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My alarm goes off… at 8:30am! I live really near the office in London’s tech centre in Shoreditch, so I’m able to leap out of bed and be in the office just before 9am. On my way to work I walk through Whitecross Street Market where I can smell the food stalls setting up in the morning.

How AI Is Helping Control Malaria

Using a combination of advanced computer infrastructure and AI, we can deploy intervention strategies to combat Malaria
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Bed nets, insecticides and repellents are all effective intervention strategies to control the spread of malaria, but with a continuously dwindling budget, how can public officials and policymakers know what to use – where and when – to be most effective?

Malaria is caused by parasites transmitted to people through the bites of infected mosquitoes. While it’s endemic in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), nearly half of the world’s population is at risk.

Arrow Electronics Fosters Artistic Innovation Through Support of the Colorado Ballet

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Arrow Electronics continues to advance innovation in arts and culture through its support of the Colorado Ballet. In February, the ballet performed a dance inspired by Arrow at two high-profile events in Denver, exposing more audiences to innovation expressed through human movement.   

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
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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
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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.

Accelerating Women’s Economic Empowerment Through Technology

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Financial services are core to poverty reduction and economic empowerment, yet a staggering 42% of women and girls worldwide – approximately 1.1 billion – remain outside the formal financial system.[1] Women’s financial inclusion is essential to achieving gender equality by enabling them to handle their finances with greater privacy, security and efficiency, and providing a platform for future investments.

This Short Film About How Technology Empowers Girls Will Give You All the Feels

HP's "Paro" follows a young girl with a passion for storytelling as she realizes her dreams.
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by Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP Inc.

In the last several months, the next generation of leaders have called for change in an unprecedented wave. They have used their voices to demand attention and change from the very highest echelons of power — and many of those voices have been female.

Student Innovation Led to Wearable Tech for Visually Challenged

by Laura Pevehouse
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Like many people, Harshita rides the bus every day. Unlike others, however, when on one ride home she noticed a visually challenged person having difficulty crossing the street, she was inspired to find a way technology could help.

At school the next day, she discussed her thoughts with her mentor in the Atal Tinkering Lab of her school and learned about extensive research going on in the field of IoT-based (Internet of Things) helping tools for the visually challenged.

In STEM, All Girls Can Be Tech Superheroes

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This blog was guest-written by Jenine Beekhuyzen, founder of Tech Girls Movement. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Girls are Tech Superheroes” session of the Women Rock-IT series on March 15th.

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This blog was guest-written by Jenine Beekhuyzen, founder of Tech Girls Movement. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Girls are Tech Superheroes” session of the Women Rock-IT series on March 15th.

HP Learning Studio VIDEO | Reinventing Opportunity Through Education in Jordan

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Through HP Learning Studio, HP and its sustainability partners bring renewed hope to the displaced families living in Jordan’s Azraq Refugee Camp. The HP Learning Studio is like a ‘kit’, each one is equipped with hardware, software, and teacher training services that together inspires instructional innovation and next-generation learning experiences.

Learn more about HP’s sustainability initiatives, goals and progress at www.hp.com/sustainability.

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