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Giving Back that Stands Out: Symantec's Volunteer of the Quarter

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Symantec has a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. Volunteering makes our company a better place to work, so employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they volunteer for. Every quarter we feature employees across the world standing out for their dedication to giving back.

From Royal Inspiration to Royal Recognition

Celebrating Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter & Community Leader Nick Coates
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Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter initiative highlights and rewards those employees who dedicate their time and talents to address societal and environmental issues. We have a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. While the driving force of our efforts is largely altruistic, there is even more to volunteering than giving back to our communities. Volunteering makes our company a better place to work, so employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they volunteer for.

Today we highlight our Volunteer of the Quarter Nick Coates, Principal ITSM Solutions Engineer, Production Engineering, in our Reading UK office.

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Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter initiative highlights and rewards those employees who dedicate their time and talents to address societal and environmental issues. We have a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. While the driving force of our efforts is largely altruistic, there is even more to volunteering than giving back to our communities. Volunteering makes our company a better place to work, so employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they volunteer for.

Today we highlight our Volunteer of the Quarter Nick Coates, Principal ITSM Solutions Engineer, Production Engineering, in our Reading UK office.

Encouraging Science-minded Girls With Project Scientist

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Although women fill nearly half of all jobs in the U.S., they hold less than 25% of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) jobs, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. A nonprofit camp in Charlotte is working to close this gender gap with help from local companies like Duke Energy.

The JetBlue Foundation and Project Scientist Empower the Next Generation of Girls in STEM

Cultivating a passion for science, technology, engineering and math, JetBlue Foundation sponsors Project Scientist’s STEM Expedition Summer Academy
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NEW YORK, August 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced the latest collaboration between the JetBlue Foundation and Project Scientist to introduce science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and aviation careers to girls from traditionally under-represented communities.

VIDEO | Subaru Loves Learning 2018

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This August, Subaru, our retailers, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are teaming up for the Subaru Loves Learning initiative. Through this initiative, Subaru and our retailers are supporting the AAAS by donating over 75,000 award-winning science books and supplies to schools across the country. You can show your support too!

Watch the video to learn more.

“Subaru Loves Learning” Celebrates the Importance of Education in August

Subaru of America and the American Association for the Advancement of Science Continue Partnership to Inspire Students Nationwide
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CAMDEN, N.J., August 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. announced today it will once again team up with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to bring the world of science, engineering, and innovation to students through the “Subaru Loves Learning” initiative celebrated each August. According to AAAS, only 36% of high school students are ready for college level science, while over 80% of the fastest growing jobs in the U.S. are in science fields.

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation in Chile Expands Technical School in Calama

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September 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ The Colegio Don Bosco De Calama recently inaugurated new specialties workshop facilities with the support of Minera El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan company. The new building provides additional workshop and laboratory space and is disability accessible.

Building a Legacy at the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) Summit

by Karen Quintos, EVP and Chief Customer Officer
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This week, we hosted our 9th annual Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network Summit (DWEN) in Toronto, Canada, bringing together more than 100 women entrepreneurs from 16 countries and 25 industries, the investment community and the next generation of innovators and trailblazers through our Girls Track!

Despite the incredible diversity of region and industry represented, one theme remained consistent: these women’s businesses are changing the world.

Supporting Science Fairs While Keeping Data Safe

How Science Fair Foundation BC is Using Symantec Products to Help Secure their Information
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Product donation is Symantec’s largest mechanism to support the nonprofit community and help nonprofits fulfill their missions. In partnership with TechSoup, each year we provide cyber security solutions to nearly 22,000 organizations across 56 countries worldwide, allowing them to secure their most important data wherever it lives. Since launching the software donation program in 2002, Symantec has helped more than 102,000 nonprofits solve today’s biggest security challenges and protect against the ever-evolving threat landscape. This equates to distributing over $256 million fair market value Symantec products to social benefit organizations.  

This article originally appeared on the TechSoup Blog.

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Product donation is Symantec’s largest mechanism to support the nonprofit community and help nonprofits fulfill their missions. In partnership with TechSoup, each year we provide cyber security solutions to nearly 22,000 organizations across 56 countries worldwide, allowing them to secure their most important data wherever it lives. Since launching the software donation program in 2002, Symantec has helped more than 102,000 nonprofits solve today’s biggest security challenges and protect against the ever-evolving threat landscape. This equates to distributing over $256 million fair market value Symantec products to social benefit organizations.  

This article originally appeared on the TechSoup Blog.

Milliporesigma in Massachusetts

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MilliporeSigma CEO Udit Batra talks about the company's footprint here in New England. If they are located in 66 countries around the globe, why is their global headquarters in Massachusetts? Plus, what is a "curiosity cube?"

Watch the video on NECN.com

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