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How Cisco Is Helping Tweens Become Tech-Savvy Global Problem Solvers

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by Tae Yoo, SVP Corporate Affairs

When you think back to the first time an experience inspired you to take action, you’d likely point to your adolescent years. An engaging teacher, a passionate parent, an enthralling book, or a movie that you watched time and time again. In that moment you may not have realized, but as you look back, you clearly see that your perspective on the world—and a belief in your ability to shape it—were being formed.

Building a Legacy at the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) Summit

by Karen Quintos, EVP and Chief Customer Officer
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This week, we hosted our 9th annual Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network Summit (DWEN) in Toronto, Canada, bringing together more than 100 women entrepreneurs from 16 countries and 25 industries, the investment community and the next generation of innovators and trailblazers through our Girls Track!

Despite the incredible diversity of region and industry represented, one theme remained consistent: these women’s businesses are changing the world.

Supporting Science Fairs While Keeping Data Safe

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Product donation is Symantec’s largest mechanism to support the nonprofit community and help nonprofits fulfill their missions. In partnership with TechSoup, each year we provide cyber security solutions to nearly 22,000 organizations across 56 countries worldwide, allowing them to secure their most important data wherever it lives. Since launching the software donation program in 2002, Symantec has helped more than 102,000 nonprofits solve today’s biggest security challenges and protect against the ever-evolving threat landscape. This equates to distributing over $256 million fair market value Symantec products to social benefit organizations.  

This article originally appeared on the TechSoup Blog.

How Science Fair Foundation BC is Using Symantec Products to Help Secure their Information
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Product donation is Symantec’s largest mechanism to support the nonprofit community and help nonprofits fulfill their missions. In partnership with TechSoup, each year we provide cyber security solutions to nearly 22,000 organizations across 56 countries worldwide, allowing them to secure their most important data wherever it lives. Since launching the software donation program in 2002, Symantec has helped more than 102,000 nonprofits solve today’s biggest security challenges and protect against the ever-evolving threat landscape. This equates to distributing over $256 million fair market value Symantec products to social benefit organizations.  

This article originally appeared on the TechSoup Blog.

An Amazing Way to Add STEAM to Girls’ Career Dreams

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It might just be that I am a mom of three children (ages 8, 4 and 2) who is always looking for fun yet affordable things to do, but I am noticing more and more hands-on learning opportunities such as “maker spaces” popping up in schools and institutions throughout the country.

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It might just be that I am a mom of three children (ages 8, 4 and 2) who is always looking for fun yet affordable things to do, but I am noticing more and more hands-on learning opportunities such as “maker spaces” popping up in schools and institutions throughout the country.

Tetra Tech Continues to Advance STEM Around the World

Sharing our passion to help students spark an interest in science and engineering in 2018
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Tetra Tech’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Program aims to inspire students to learn about and develop an interest in STEM-related fields. Our program continues to grow, enabling our employees to share their knowledge and to spark a passion for innovation and problem solving with students in our local communities.

We are pleased to highlight some of the activities that our employees around the globe participated in early 2018.

Teachers on the New Frontier

by Victoria Glazar, Verizon Corporate Social Responsibility
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For many middle school teachers, taking part in a one-to-one initiative, where every student has a digital device for learning, has led to an existential search. In a technology-driven, student-centered learning environment, what does it mean to be a teacher? Back when many teachers were in training, the role of the teacher was clear: to impart facts to students. Teachers gave lectures at the front of the classroom, and wrote information on the board. And students copied that information down to commit it to memory.

Los Angeles Business Journal Ranks Tetra Tech #1 Environmental Engineering & Consulting Firm

Leading with Science® to provide environmental engineering services in Los Angeles County
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Los Angeles Business Journal ranked Tetra Tech as the #1 Environmental Engineering and Consulting Firm in Los Angeles County for 2018. With headquarters in Pasadena, California, Tetra Tech was founded in 1966 and has grown to 522 employees in Los Angeles County, with 17,000 employees and 400 offices worldwide. Led by CEO and Chairman Dan Batrack, Tetra Tech’s full-service work includes expertise in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

How Hope, Dreams are Improving Charlotte Neighborhood

New initiative takes cradle-to-career approach to improving lives in Renaissance West
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In a cozy room filled with windows, books and cheerful posters, two kindergartners practice letter sounds by playing a picture game on a carpet mat.

A few doors down, third-graders sit in rapt attention – hands rising rapidly to answer questions – while their teacher talks about the primary colors in famous abstract art. Another door opens to a science lesson where children happily bang rocks together to make sand as the classroom snake naps in its glass case.

Tetra Tech Promotes STEM Around the World

Sharing our passion to help students spark an interest in science and engineering in 2017
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Tetra Tech’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Program aims to help students at all levels—from kindergarten to graduate school—develop an interest in these four technical fields. Tetra Tech employees around the world complete classroom visits, conduct science activities, provide mentorships, and participate in a multitude of programs, including activities that focus on water, science careers, and motivating girls and young women to pursue STEM careers.

Three Schools Named National Winners in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest for Using STEAM to Address Local Issues

Samsung awards schools from Kentucky, New Jersey and North Carolina with $150,000* in technology
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., April 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - With months of ideation, research, creation and pitching behind them, three schools have been named national winners in the $2 million* Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest from Samsung Electronics America, Inc. – a nationwide competition that challenges 6th through 12th graders to use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) to address real-world issues and inspire change in their local communities.

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