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Cracking the Code: The Next Generation of Women in STEM

The Power Every One of Us Have to Make a Difference in the Lives of Young Women
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by Beth Phalen, ‎President & GM, Data Protection

Dell Inc. Expects to Donate Over $14 Million Globally in STEM Education for Underserved Children This Year

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  • $37 million donated to STEM initiatives globally since 2014 give millions of children access to the technology and resources needed to explore STEM fields
  • On track to donate an additional $14 million to STEM initiatives this fiscal year, reaching underserved youth
  • Power of One Mentor program challenges Dell’s team members and technology industry to dedicate day of service supporting STEM-related organizations
  • Public and private STEM partnerships key to diversifying future workforce
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  • $37 million donated to STEM initiatives globally since 2014 give millions of children access to the technology and resources needed to explore STEM fields
  • On track to donate an additional $14 million to STEM initiatives this fiscal year, reaching underserved youth
  • Power of One Mentor program challenges Dell’s team members and technology industry to dedicate day of service supporting STEM-related organizations
  • Public and private STEM partnerships key to diversifying future workforce

Bringing the Magic to the Classroom

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The global challenge for education is not just about providing access, but also ensuring progress. Working with strategic education partners, Eastman's Corporate Responsibility team takes a comprehensive approach to investments in education by getting students excited about science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). 

Tetra Tech Participates in Imagine a Day Without Water Campaign to Raise Awareness about the Value of Water

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PASADENA, Calif., October 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) is participating in the third annual Imagine a Day Without Water, a day of education and advocacy sponsored by the Value of Water Campaign. Tetra Tech is among hundreds of organizations that are raising awareness about the importance of water in daily life and the crucial need for investment in water infrastructure to ensure that no community is left without safe and reliable water.

World Wildlife Fund Launches Free Educational Resource for Teachers and Parents

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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – World Wildlife Fund (WWF) connects educators and parents with the materials they need to help kids explore and understand the natural world around them with a new educational resource, Wild Classroom. Now available for free download, Wild Classroom is a growing library of species-focused toolkits that can be used to enhance children’s learning inside or outside of a traditional learning environment.

Picking Up ‘STEAM’

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When Grayson Fast, a student at Horizon Middle School in Aurora, CO, first started working on a school project aimed at designing an artificial limb for a local military veteran, she knew it would have a significant impact on the recipient’s life – but she didn’t realize it would gain national attention and alter the future of custom prosthetics for people with disabilities.

Signaling Demand and the Future of Work: Trends, Tools and Tactics to Address the Youth Skills Gap

Making Cents International and PYXERA Global to host in-person dialogue at Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit
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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - PYXERA Global and Making Cents International are teaming up to co-host an intimate gathering of companies, governments, and vocational providers entitled, “Signaling Demand & The Future of Work: Trends, Tools and Tactics to Address the Youth Skills Gap.”  Attendees will join this smaller invite-only group to discuss solutions they have seen in their experience hosting and facilitating global programming to close the youth skills gap.

Announcing Twitter Chat: “the Skills Mismatch: Approaching a Collective Strategy” With the Dow Chemical Company, Sap, Dreamoval Foundation, and Making Cents International

When & Where: Wed, 10/4 at 11 AM, ET on #GEFlive
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When: Wed, 10/4, 11 AM, ET Where: #GEFlive on Twitter 

The “skills mismatch” challenge is overwhelming. The proportion of youth that is both unemployed and without formal education or training has continued a steep upward trend since 2008. In spite of the swelling population of youth ready to begin their careers, thousands of employers are having a difficult time filling open positions. 

Samsung Invites Teachers to Help Their Students “Solve for Tomorrow” Through STEAM Competition

Eighth annual contest empowers students to use critical thinking and creative problem solving to address real-world challenges
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., September 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Samsung today announced the launch of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest, welcoming U.S. public school teachers who teach in public schools including Charter Schools that are 50% or more publicly funded to submit ideas on how their students can use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) to address a real-world problem in their community.

Our Vision for Moving Humanity Forward

By Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Co.
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We can’t completely predict what our world will look like 25 years from now, but we constantly study trends so that we can anticipate the rapid changes taking place in our industry. Twenty-five years from now, it is estimated that:

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