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New Digital STEM-Career Curriculum Takes High-School Students Behind-the-scenes with Scientists and Engineers Working on Life-saving Technologies

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BETHESDA, Md., October 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Lockheed Martin has partnered with Discovery Education on Generation Beyond: Aviation, a digital STEM curriculum that takes students behind-the-scenes with Lockheed Martin engineers and scientists to solve real-world technology challenges, from fighting wildfires to making flight suits for military pilots safer.

Corporate Giving Increased for a Third Consecutive Year, up 15% Since 2015

Industry-leading corporate social investment survey of 252 companies confirms business’ commitment to stakeholder needs
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NEW YORK, October 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ — In the largest, most robust, industry-leading, and internationally-recognized research of corporate social investment, CECP: The CEO Force for Good, in association with The Conference Board, found in their annual Giving in Numbers: 2018 Edition report that leading corporations are intensifying efforts to meet key societal needs around the world.

Securing a Sustainable Future

Symantec publishes 11th annual Corporate Responsibility Report
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By Debra McLaughlin, Sr Mgr, Corporate Responsibility

We are proud to share our 2018 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report, which highlights the progress we’ve made in delivering on CR commitments to our people, your information, and the world. In this, our 11th CR report, we share both the progress we’ve made and the areas where we need to improve, as both are a part of our CR journey. 

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers Recognizes 5 Booz Allen Employees

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The percentage of Asian Americans in science and engineering occupations more than doubled from 1993-2010—increasing from 9.1 percent to 18.5 percent.1

The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) has recognized five Booz Allen employees for their contributions as science and engineering professionals to academia, local communities, and the global business world.

Winners of 2018 SASE Awards include:

From Summer Games Intern to Cybersecurity Pro: Meet Booz Allen’s Katie D’Hondt

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During Cybersecurity Awareness Month, October 2018, Booz Allen is spotlighting women in cybersecurity. This piece profiles Katie D’Hondt, a 2015 Summer Games intern who now supports the firm’s work with the Department of Homeland Security. Prior to joining Booz Allen, Katie worked at the Partnership for Public Service. She is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School and the University of Michigan.

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Duke Energy Signs on to Congressional HBCU Partnership Challenge

First energy company to join bipartisan effort to promote corporate engagement with historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs)
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CHARLOTTE, N.C, October 23, 2018 /3BL Media/. -- Duke Energy today became the first energy company to sign up for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Partnership Challenge created by the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus.

Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (D-NC) and Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), co-chairs of the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus, launched the HBCU Partnership Challenge to promote greater engagement and support from private companies with HBCUs. Duke Energy is among 13 other companies, including Intel, Lyft, Amazon and GM Financial, to take the challenge.

Students Invited to Take a Peek into the Future of Mobility

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  • Toyota and Discovery Education Host Virtual Field Trip on Cars of the Future:  Artificial Intelligence and Automated Vehicles
  • Immersive Educational Experience to Explore STEM Concepts set for Oct. 30
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  • Toyota and Discovery Education Host Virtual Field Trip on Cars of the Future:  Artificial Intelligence and Automated Vehicles
  • Immersive Educational Experience to Explore STEM Concepts set for Oct. 30

Lockheed Martin Donates “Mars Experience” to National Air and Space Museum

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Lockheed Martin’s “Mars Experience” transported nearly 110,000 students, parents and educators to the Red Planet before going to its final home at the Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center.

 

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Lockheed Martin’s “Mars Experience” transported nearly 110,000 students, parents and educators to the Red Planet before going to its final home at the Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center.

 

Booz Allen Systems Engineer Theresa Wesley Honored with Society of Women Engineers Emerging Leader Award

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Only 13 percent of engineers and 26 percent of computer scientists in the workforce are women, and over 32 percent of women switch out of STEM degree programs in college, according to research by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).

SWE aims to improve these statistics, inspire current and future STEM professionals, and empower women engineers worldwide with its annual awards.  At this year’s WE18 Conference October 18-20 in Minneapolis, SWE named Booz Allen Senior Lead Technologist Theresa Wesley among its 2018 Emerging Leaders.

Booz Allen Announces 13 New Women of Color STEM Awardees

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While job market demand for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) talent continues to grow, women and minorities remain underrepresented in STEM fields. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, women hold less than 24 percent of U.S.-based positions in STEM fields. The disparity is even greater for women of color

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