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Fly Women: An Interview with JetBlue's Camila Turrieta

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For Women’s History Month, JetBlue and the JetBlue Foundation are teaming up to profile some of the airline’s amazing female crewmembers with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) backgrounds who are leaving their mark on the industry. In this spotlight, we are highlighting Camila Turrieta, First Officer A320.

Fly Women: An Interview with JetBlue's Tamar Ehrenreich

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For Women’s History Month, JetBlue and the JetBlue Foundation are teaming up to profile some of the airline’s amazing female crewmembers with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) backgrounds who are leaving their mark on the industry. In this spotlight, we are highlighting Tamar Ehrenreich, Developer Front End.

3M and Discovery Education Search for America’s Next Top Young Scientist in National Middle School Competition with Chance to Win $25,000 Grand Prize

12th Annual ‘Young Scientist Challenge’ Opens Submissions for America’s Next Generation of Innovators
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SILVER SPRING, Md. and ST. PAUL, Minn. , March 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - 3M (@3M) and Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) today announced the start of the 12th annual 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist), the nation’s premier science competition for students in grades 5-8. The 3M Young Scientist Challenge is designed to encourage the exploration of science and innovation among America's youth and to promote the importance of science communication.

First Year ABE Teacher Shares Her Experience With the Program

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LAM MEI KIEN

Years Teaching: 34

Years Participating in ABE: 1

Unique Journey to Teaching & ABE 

Why did you choose teaching as a career?

I joined the teaching service as I realised that teaching was very meaningful and rewarding, especially when students came back after their graduation to express how much we, as their teachers had impacted their lives and how we had influenced their career choices. 

What subject(s) have you taught?

Insights From 4 Years of Japan Amgen Scholars

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The international reach of the Amgen Scholars Program is broader than ever before, with 8 new institutions in Asia, Australia, Canada, and the United States joining the Program in 2019 – bringing the total number of global sites to 24. As the Japan Amgen Scholars Program enters its fifth year, Steve Sugino, Vice President of Amgen, caught up with its Directors, Dr. Ichiro Sakuma, Professor at The University of Tokyo, and Dr. Fuyuki Ishikawa, Professor at Kyoto University, about their views on innovation, memorable student moments, and more.

Better the Balance, Better the World

Symantec supports TechWomen and a gender-balanced tech industry
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By Eileen Brewer, Director in Product Development, Symantec

Today is International Women's Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This year’s theme #BalanceforBetter focuses on how gender balance is essential for economies and communities to thrive.

Smithfield Foods Unveils New Career Building at Smithfield High School

Innovative facility made possible through Smithfield Foods Legacy Project
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SMITHFIELD, Va., Mar. 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc.Isle of Wight County Schools, and Isle of Wight County unveiled a new Career Building at Smithfield High School, consisting of classroom space and resources for five Career and Technology programs including manufacturing, engineering, welding, nursing, and the culinary arts.

Bridgeport Classroom Turned Into Secret Lab

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) - Students at one shoreline high school got a big surprise this morning. Sikorsky Aircraft, and parent company Lockheed Martin, took over a classroom with high-tech science gear.

See video and continue reading on WTNH.com

Lockheed Martin and Central High Students Partner on Top-Secret Project

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STRATFORD, Conn., March 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital curriculum resources, digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, surprised students today at Central High School in Bridgeport with a top-secret STEM mission, to create a prototype aircraft out of clay that could serve in a humanitarian aid mission.

Lockheed Martin engineers, who are also Central High alum, were on hand to help students complete the challenge. Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz also attended the event.

Engineers Empower Girls to Pursue Engineering

SCE is currently accepting applications for its 2019 summer internship program by Sally Jeun
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When you’re an engineer, it’s all you. You can pretty much make anything,” said Erica, an eighth-grader at Haskell Middle School.

During National Engineers Week, girls from four different middle schools got a taste of what it would be like to pursue an engineering career at “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” at Gahr High School, the host of the event.

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