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The Global Engagement Forum: Live Convenes Leaders for Cross-Sector Collaboration

Press Release

WASHINGTON, October 17,2018 /3BL Media/ – Last week, the 2018 Global Engagement Forum: Live convened leaders and experts from business, government, and nonprofit organizations to collaborate around solving specific problems within the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Hosted by PYXERA Global, the Forum convened over 300 leaders, experts, and stakeholders in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. 

Seventh Grader Aims to Improve Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Using Artificial Intelligence

Rishab Jain Named America’s Top Young Scientist for his Invention of the Pancreatic Cancer Deep Learning System in the 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge
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St. Paul, Minn., October 17, 2018 /3BL Media/– Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) and 3M (@3M) have named 13-year-old Rishab Jain the winner of the 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). Rishab created an algorithm to make pancreatic cancer treatment more effective by using artificial intelligence to accurately locate and track the pancreas in real-time during MRI radiotherapy.

Young Engineers Choose Careers at Nekoosa Mill

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October is Manufacturing Month, giving a spotlight to career opportunities for young engineers and others who are the next generation of the manufacturing workforce.

FCA US “Women of Color” Earn Recognition at Annual STEM Event

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  • The Women of Color Conference honors significant achievements of women in STEM careers
  • Nineteen FCA US women earn awards for excellence in technical and managerial leadership
  • Awards underscore Company’s commitment to develop diverse talent and promote careers in STEM
Press Release
  • The Women of Color Conference honors significant achievements of women in STEM careers
  • Nineteen FCA US women earn awards for excellence in technical and managerial leadership
  • Awards underscore Company’s commitment to develop diverse talent and promote careers in STEM

Excite, Inspire, Certify and Train

Four strategies to prepare the next generation of cybersecurity professionals
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Today, hundreds of thousands of cyber security positions remain vacant around the world. Research estimates that by 2022, there will be a shortage of 1.8 million information security professionals (an increase of 20% from the 1.5 million shortfall forecasted in 2015).[I] At the same time, consumer demand for automated, connected and intelligent products is growing, as are the risks and resulting realities of increased cyber attacks.

VIDEO | It’s International Day of the Girl: Let’s Celebrate Progress (and Make Some More)

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by Tamara Tardy

When I think about International Day of the Girl, I remember how my college basketball coach asked me to speak in front of a group of Fortune 500 executives. I had never spoken to top execs before, let alone a room full of them! I had my self-doubts, but ultimately, I chose to be bold. I shared my story of how at 5’5, I landed myself in a D-1 basketball program. Afterward, many offered their business cards and encouraged me to pursue an IT career.

“Wonder Women” in STEM Continue to Thrive, Redefine the Traditional Career Path for the Next Generation

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Although STEM employers spend billions of dollars to improve gender equality in their fields, women still face huge obstacles. Many highly-qualified women feel stuck in their careers, and more than half quit their jobs over time, according to Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) research.

Los Angeles Middle School Enters a New Era of Innovative Learning

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Daniel Webster Middle School in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has just begun a transformation to a new era of learning.

Last spring, the school won a nationwide contest, and ultimately was given the opportunity to take part in Verizon Innovative Learning, the signature program of the Verizon Foundation. This week, Daniel Webster got the first taste of what being a Verizon Innovative Learning school means, as students were treated to an immersive virtual reality field trip.

Symantec Hits GHG Target, Increases Employee Engagement and Adds Diverse Talent to the Tech Workforce

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As part of its commitment to climate action, Symantec set a goal in 2016 to reduce Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 percent over a 10-year period (FY16 to FY25 with a FY15 baseline). Through investments in energy conservation and more efficient use of space the company has achieved a 32 percent reduction in GHG emissions in just three years. Its Mountain View Headquarters now has a zero-carbon electricity contract as it moves to further reduce emissions by choosing cleaner sources of energy to power offices, labs and data centers.

Arrow Electronics Presents Colorado Educators with Prestigious “Excellence in Technology Enabled Learning” Award

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Denver – Arrow Electronics presented Sean Wybrant and Scott Fuller with The 2018 Succeeds Prize for Excellence in Technology Enabled Learning during a celebration honoring Colorado public schools and educators in Denver. Wybrant, a teacher at William J. Palmer High School in Colorado Springs and Fuller, next-generation learning coordinator for Colorado Springs School District 11, received $15,000 to create augmented and virtual reality learning experiences.

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