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Academy Instructors Raise Expectations for Youth in Brazil

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story
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Bringing IT Skills to Children at Risk

Sérgio Bruno was one of the first instructors recruited and trained when SOS Children's Villages in São Paulo joined the Cisco Networking Academy Program. He grew up in the Villages, and jumped at the chance to become an instructor.

VMware CodeHouse 2017 Inspires Female Coders

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VMware’s Palo Alto campus recently became home to ambitious young female engineers at CodeHouse – a three-day workshop teaching college women to make an impact and tackle technical challenges.

The event, which took place from July 19th – 22nd, aimed to bring to light the issue of diversity in the workplace and spur more women’s interest upon entering the technology field upon graduation.

STEMpact Invests in Developing STEM-Capable Teachers

St. Louis STEM-Based Companies Invest in the Future
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Each summer, St. Louis area companies, in collaboration with Washington University, invite approximately 200 teachers to the campus of Washington University in St. Louis for two weeks of in-depth STEM development. This includes new research-based methodologies and on-site experiences at local STEM companies to see practical application of some of the concepts that are being taught to make the connection between academia and industry. 

Women Lead by Example in Saudi Arabia

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story
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In 2004, Effat University adopted the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum to expand employment options for women and help advance their careers. Under the leadership of Dr. Akila Sarirete, the program has become a training ground for the next generation of women leaders in Saudi Arabia.

IT Skills and Career Building for Women

Boeing Renews Approach to Company’s Philanthropic Activities and Charitable Investments

Boeing Global Engagement to hone charitable giving strategy and focus
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CHICAGO, August 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced an organizational realignment, strategy update and branding refresh of the company’s philanthropic giving organization.

The new organization, Boeing Global Engagement, aims to bring greater value to Boeing, its employees and stakeholders through a renewed approach to global community investments and employee engagement activities. The restructured Global Engagement organization, which replaces Global Corporate Citizenship, will remain part of Boeing’s Government Operations function.

Clooney Foundation for Justice Partners with UNICEF to Open Seven Public Schools to Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon

With support from Google.org and HP Inc., the Clooney Foundation for Justice's $2.25 million partnership and $1 million technology grant will enroll thousands of currently out-of-school refugees in formal education, provide additional support for Lebanon
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NEW YORK, July 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Clooney Foundation for Justice today announced a $2.25 million partnership, which includes a generous donation from Google.org, and a $1 million technology grant from HP, to support formal education for Syrian refugees in Lebanon. The partnership with UNICEF will help seven public schools to provide critical education opportunities to nearly 3,000 currently out-of-school refugee students this school year, and will also support a pilot of technology tools in these schools to advance learning outcomes for refugee children.

Texas A&M Students Create Building Envelope Designs from GM Manufacturing Scrap

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General Motors thinks of waste as a resource out of place. To help make the zero-waste mindset more mainstream, the company engages others in its mission, including students. Most recently it was Texas A&M University’s College of Architecture helping reimagine waste materials to keep them in use. 

Cisco Networking Academy in a New Era

by Harbrinder Kang, Senior Director, Corporate Affairs
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We are at the beginning of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and entering a new era of digitization, which is rapidly disrupting how we live, work, and relate to one another.

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