When a young girl in South Africa discovered her passion for technology, she found a way out of poverty for herself and her family. Ntombozuko (Soso) Luningo guides a new generation of students toward economic empowerment and self-reliance with the Cisco-sponsored Learnership program using the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum.
IT Training Center Awakens a Passion for Technology
The film Dream Big: Engineering Our World gives insight to the capabilities and creative imagination of the many unsung heroes in engineering
Upon first consideration, it might not seem the stuff of grand cinematic adventure. But could engineering secretly be an exciting, creative, heroic realm where the optimists of today are creating the life-saving, world-altering marvels that will make for a safer, more connected, more equal and even more awe-inspiring tomorrow?
RYE BROOK, N.Y., July 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology and solutions company, congratulates Rachel Chang and Ryan Thorpe of Manhasset, NY, the 2017 winners of the United States Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP), the most prestigious youth award for a water-related research project. Xylem has been a long-time leading sponsor of the U.S. SJWP and is a founding sponsor of the International Stockholm Junior Water Prize.
This week, July 10-14, Avnet and Chandler, AZ-based youth organization ICAN are hosting a week-long camp to introduce elementary and junior high school-aged girls in the community to the benefits of pursuing education and careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
Company Highlights Progress and Commits to Second Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target
CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) announced its commitment to reduce absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40% by 2030, from a 2015 baseline, in its 8th annual Sustainability Report. The report highlights the company’s continued evolution of corporate social impact, from environmental stewardship to broader societal change. The report also demonstrates how Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts are linked to CA’s business and positively benefits customers, employees and communities around the world.
“In our technology-enabled world, none of us should accept that 330M children are not learning."
The path to a brighter future can be as easy as one, two, three if you: (1) have access to quality education that leads to (2) knowledge and skills that (3) opens doors to greater economic opportunities.
But for 330 million children across the world, learning basic skills, like math, reading and writing, is not happening. That lack of education puts these children at a severe economic and social disadvantage when they become adults—feeding the cycle of poverty.