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The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation in Chile Expands Technical School in Calama

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September 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ The Colegio Don Bosco De Calama recently inaugurated new specialties workshop facilities with the support of Minera El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan company. The new building provides additional workshop and laboratory space and is disability accessible.

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

by Karen Quintos, EVP and Chief Customer Officer
Blog

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

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.

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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.

Milliporesigma in Massachusetts

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MilliporeSigma CEO Udit Batra talks about the company's footprint here in New England. If they are located in 66 countries around the globe, why is their global headquarters in Massachusetts? Plus, what is a "curiosity cube?"

Watch the video on NECN.com

The JetBlue Foundation and Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) Host Hands-On Aviation Camps in Seven JetBlue Cities

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This summer, the JetBlue Foundation has partnered with the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) to host seven Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy summer camps for future aviators. Thanks to a grant from the JetBlue Foundation, OBAP was able to bring the program to additional cities this year. The camps were held in seven different locations – New York, Boston, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Long Beach, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

What Skills Do Young People Need to Succeed?

by Jan Lee
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This post was sponsored by Deloitte as a part of a larger editorial package. It went through our normal editorial review process.

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This post was sponsored by Deloitte as a part of a larger editorial package. It went through our normal editorial review process.

Everyone Can Be the Legacy – Celebrating Mandela Day

STEM Pioneer Lindiwe Matlali on Creating Africa’s IT Legacies
Blog

by Lindiwe Matlali, Founder and CEO of Africa Teen Geeks

We all have the power to be the legacy, but how many of us will?

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.

Avoid Summer Learning Loss with These Family Activities for Middle Schoolers

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By Allison DeGraaf, Director of Learning and Innovation, Janesville School District

With summer now in full swing, most students’ minds are far from school. But as educators know, students need to be engaged in thinking and exploring year-round if they are to avoid what is known as “summer learning loss.”

Summer learning loss is the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year—and research shows this phenomenon is all too real.

VIDEO | Global Transformation by Investing in Youth Education

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According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for skilled workers continues to rise and is becoming employers’ favorable choice to replace traditional long-term workers. However, there is a mismatch between the skills that workers can offer and what employers are demanding. This gap impacts not only economies but also hampers the transition to equitable and inclusive societies. Therefore, developing skills among the youth is becoming crucial to ensure the overall improvement of business and society.

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