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Tetra Tech's Veronica Cuello Discusses a Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity and Risk Management

Transforming cybersecurity programs to evolve with emerging technologies and mitigate cyber threats
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Veronica Cuello is a cybersecurity leader specializing in risk management and program transformation. She has been supporting clients for more than 20 years, consistently improving their security posture. In her role as a cybersecurity executive, Veronica is responsible for ensuring excellence in customer delivery, expanding Tetra Tech’s cybersecurity services into new markets, and continuing to develop cutting-edge cyber capabilities. Veronica also co-leads a women’s initiative program with the aim of empowering and advancing women in the workplace.

Vistra and Dynegy Donate $100,000 to Fund Critical Urban League Programming in Chicago and Pittsburgh

Donation is part of a $10 million commitment to support organizations working for social justice and equity
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Vistra (NYSE: VST) and Dynegy have announced two $50,000 donations to the Chicago Urban League and the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. The donations are part of a $10 million commitment from Vistra to support organizations that grow minority-owned small businesses, enhance economic development, and provide educational opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds.

America's Top Young Scientist of 2020: 14-Year-Old Researches Spike Protein of SARS-CoV-2 Virus to Develop Novel Antiviral Drug to Combat Spread of COVID-19

Anika Chebrolu Takes Home Top Prize and Improving Lives Award at This Year’s 3M Young Scientist Challenge
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ST. PAUL, Minn. and SILVER SPRING, Md., October 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – 3M (@3M) and Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) have named 14-year-old Anika Chebrolu from Frisco, Tex. the winner of the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist), the nation’s premier middle school science competition.

All-New Science Techbook for Middle School and STEM Connect Lead the Resources Supporting Discovery Education's Initiative to Keep You Connected to Curiosity

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SILVER SPRING, Md., October 13, 2020 /3BL Media/  – Discovery Education today launched Keeping You Connected to Curiosity, a new initiative keeping the continuity of curiosity alive for teachers and students everywhere. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.

Connecting Students to the Real World Through Project-Based Learning

By Eric Moore, Senior Director of Programs at TGR Foundation
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A project-based learning approach to teaching means connecting students to the real-world through thought-provoking activities designed to challenge and inspire by doing. It’s an effective way to introduce students to multiple subjects while helping them build critical thinking skills.  

$1.2 Million Edison Scholars Program 2021 Application Period Begins

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ROSEMEAD, Calif., /3BL Media/ — High school seniors whose dreams are to power the future and make a difference through the study of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are invited to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program.

Eric's Journey to IBM

By Eric Cholula-Martinez
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My parents immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico and moved to California, where I was born. They eventually settled in Brooklyn, New York, where they worked endless hours doing labor jobs to support me and my two younger sisters as we attended school. My parents may not have been fortunate enough to have a full education but they modeled the value of hard work and dedication to their family, as they wanted us to have all we needed for a successful future. Seeing how hard my parents worked I decided at young age that their efforts will not go to waste.

Resources Connecting Current Events and DNA Through Scientific Innovation

By: Marla Wilson, Executive Director of the STEM Careers Coalition
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Within all living things exists a code building and outlining life. Deoxyribonucleic acid, more commonly referred to as DNA, builds our reality and has the power to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems. From understanding diseases like cancer or COVID-19 to medical breakthroughs identifying how our bodies work to improving food sustainability, the DNA double-helix builds a fascinating world of genomics that impacts our everyday lives, whether we know it or not.

Alexion Fellowship Program Grows in 2020

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The Alexion PharmD Fellowship Program, in conjunction with MCPHS University, is one of the avenues through which Alexion grows young talent. Throughout this 2-year fellowship, recently graduated PharmD’s complete rotations in multiple functional areas under qualified preceptors. The purpose of this highly competitive program is to prepare PharmD’s for a career in the biopharmaceutical industry.

$10,000 Awarded to Title 1 School for Virtual Financial Literacy Education

Jackson Charitable Foundation Recognizes Potter-Burns Elementary School in Pawtucket, RI as the 2020 Money Smart Kids Challenge Winner
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SILVER SPRING, Md., October 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale, today announced Potter-Burns Elementary School in Pawtucket, RI as the winner of the 4th annual Cha-ChingTM Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge.

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