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Q&A with Pamela Strobel: Women Are Making Corporate Leadership Gains

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Are women catching up in the race for equality at the corporate leadership level? We asked one of our board members to share her thoughts on this as well as her experiences as a woman leader in a male-dominated corporate world.

Marie Cyr: From Engineering Pioneer to Mill Manager

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In 1995, Marie Cyr became Windsor Mill’s first female engineer when she accepted a job as a project engineer two years after graduating from L’Ecole Polytechnique (now Polytechnique Montréal) with a degree in mechanical engineering.

How IBM Is Investing in STEM Education and Skills

Our social responsibility work mirrors our business — innovation, expertise and a dedication to the success of organizations that build stronger communities.
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AI and intelligent automation could lead to 120 million workers in need of new skills over the next few years, according to recent IBM research. At the same time, new collar opportunities are growing and many IT skills are in high demand — cybersecurity could have 3.5 million unfilled jobs by 2021, for example. Our initiatives are intended to help address these challenges by promoting STEM skills to kids, supporting new collar skills education, and collaborating to create new paths into the tech workforce.

Full STEAM Ahead for Girls

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“We’re all human so we should be treated equally.”

Those are the thoughts of two of the more than 50 girls who spent the day with Stanley Black & Decker mentors at the Silverstone University Technical College in the United Kingdom to learn about the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) education.

The mission of the day: Encourage students to consider STEAM careers as well as inspiring the next generations of female leaders in this field.

Qualcomm™ and FIRST™: A Long-Term Collaboration to Foster Tomorrow’s Innovators

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At Qualcomm, we believe in the power of technology. For decades, our innovations have transformed entire industries, enriched lives and addressed many of society’s biggest challenges. With the world becoming increasingly connected, we have a tremendous opportunity to shape a better future. We understand that the success of our business is fundamentally connected to the well-being of our world. We focus our efforts in four key areas where we believe we can have the biggest impact — Purposeful Innovation, STEM Education, Responsible Business, and Our People. 

JetBlue Foundation Celebrates National STEM Day

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November 8 was National STEM Day, a day focused on inspiring young people to explore and pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math—and the JetBlue Foundation participated in two fantastic events with its grantee partners to commemorate the day.

P&G teams with GE Aviation to encourage girls to pursue STEM careers

By Barrett J. Brunsman
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Procter & Gamble Co. and GE Aviation were among local businesses that encouraged more than 200 girls in grades six through nine to pursue careers in science via an all-day workshop on Nov. 20 at the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal.

The tagline for the day is Space to be Me, and events will include building rockets.

Cognizant U.S. Foundation, Walmart.org and Microsoft Philanthropies Partner to Increase Inclusion in the Technology Sector through Computer Science Education

Grants totaling $3 million for CodePath.org will triple campus locations offering industry-informed computer science curriculum, and support 7,000 diverse students pursuing technology careers
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NEW YORK, November 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Cognizant U.S. Foundation, Walmart.org and Microsoft Philanthropies today announced a collective $3 million investment to deliver industry-informed computer science curriculum at 150 college campuses nationwide, and support women and students of color studying and pursuing careers in technology.

How Today’s STEM Education Leads to Tomorrow’s Female Founders

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Qualcomm loves to make long, industry-changing bets. It’s why we created STEM engagement programs, like Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ , that encourage students to pursue STEM careers in the future. It’s also why we set up Qualcomm Ventures, our investment arm that supports dozens of up-and-coming tech companies that are changing the way the world connects.

Celebrating the Power of Entrepreneurs to Solve Global Problems

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For millennia, entrepreneurs have been changing the way we live, how we work, what we eat, and more. They touch every aspect of society with their ingenuity, creativity, and technical know-how and today we are excited to honor their accomplishments by celebrating National Entrepreneurs’ Day.

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