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As Demand for Tech Skills Surges, Is College Really Right for All?

By Leon Kaye
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A Georgetown University study suggests 65 percent of all jobs in the U.S. will require more than a high school education by 2020. Hence it is clear that much work needs to be done to narrow the educational achievement and economic opportunity gaps in the U.S.

Booz Allen Invites Girls to Invent, Innovate at THE IMAGINE IT BOOK Launch

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Solving the world’s toughest problems requires grit and determination, sound education, and endless curiosity.

Arrow Electronics Supports Innovative Sewable Tech Course

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Global technology-solutions provider Arrow Electronics is supporting a new “Sewable Tech”
course pioneered by Mouse, a national youth development nonprofit that empowers students to
create with technology to solve real problems and make meaningful change in our world.

Fourteen Booz Allen Women Honored with Women of Color in STEM Awards

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Fourteen Booz Allen Hamilton women were honored as Technology Rising Stars and All-Stars at the 2017 Women of Color in STEM Conference, held in October in Detroit, MI. These women join nearly 250 of their Booz Allen colleagues who have been recognized with Women of Color in STEM awards since 2004.

Imagining your own career in STEM? We asked a few of the Booz Allen leaders honored at this year’s award ceremony to tell us a little bit about how they got where they are.

CITGO and Steve Spangler Recognize Public School Teachers Dedicated to STEM Education

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HOUSTON, November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently announced the winners of this year’s fifth annual Fueling Education Sweepstakes. Through the CITGO Fueling Education program, 93 elementary and middle school teachers received awards that will help them to improve science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the classroom. Eligible teachers were asked to share their most innovative STEM teaching lesson plans to win a $1,000 voucher from National School Supply and a subscription to the Steve Spangler Online Learning Academy ($250 value).

Cisco Networking Academy Wins U.S. Chamber of Commerce Citizenship Award

by Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs
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Every year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation honors businesses for their strategic and sustained positive impact on people, communities, the environment, and society.

Hour of Code 2017: Unlock an Exciting New World by Taking a ‘Hero’s Journey’

by Mary Snapp - Corporate Vice President and Head of Microsoft Philanthropies
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In a few weeks, people around the world will celebrate Computer Science Education Week. Millions of kids and others will participate in an Hour of Code, a global call to action to spend an hour learning the basics of coding.

Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area Educators Learn Computational Thinking to Prepare Students for 21st Century Careers

Through “Ignite My Future in School” Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Deliver World-Class Professional Development to Educators within Washington D.C., Virginia and Maryland
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SILVER SPRING, Md. and NEW YORK, November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the premier provider of digital education content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, have announced the continuation of their Ignite My Future in School program in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.

Supporting and Elevating Talent Around the World

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This post was guest-written by Juliana Rotich, a consultant at Novato Africa, technologist, strategic advisor, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker. She is the co-founder of BRCK Inc, a hardware and services technology company based in Nairobi, Kenya, and Ushahidi, a non-profit tech company, which specializes in developing free and open source software for changing how information flows in the world.

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This post was guest-written by Juliana Rotich, a consultant at Novato Africa, technologist, strategic advisor, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker. She is the co-founder of BRCK Inc, a hardware and services technology company based in Nairobi, Kenya, and Ushahidi, a non-profit tech company, which specializes in developing free and open source software for changing how information flows in the world.

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