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Making Connections: From Classroom to Career

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By Nathaniel Wallace, M.A.T.L.T., M.A., Media Arts & Technology Teacher, Prince George’s County Public Schools

City on the Rise

Big businesses are looking to thrive in Camden where economic growth is coming to fruition on the waterfront and beyond.
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A city formerly controlled by its crime is slowly making its way back to the top in an effort to providemore businesses and economic support to Camden. A Grow New Jersey incentive is attracting companies to stay in the state due to its tax credit program.

Women Rock-IT: Female Role Models Matter

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by Emma Reid, marketing manager for Cisco Corporate Affairs, Asia-Pacific region

In 2012, experts across Asia Pacific recognized a troubling trend — a growing number of female students were turning their backs on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects. At the time, female enrollments in engineering degrees in Australia were less than 2%, leaving young women ill-prepared for the technology-driven jobs of the future.

MilliporeSigma’s SPARK Week Ignites Volunteerism Worldwide

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Hundreds of employees gave back to their local communities and beyond during MilliporeSigma’s Celebration of SPARK Week, July 14–22. 

"Because We Can!"

This STEM program is empowering boys to put their world-changing ideas into action
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“He became a leader.”  Jean Nicoleau talked about her student, Tyghe, and his transformation after his first summer with Verizon Innovative Learning as if she were describing two different people. One version of Tyghe had an energy and attitude that were disruptive at times. Prior to Verizon Innovative Learning, Nicoleau had known Tyghe for several years and watched him struggle in school. But during the past school year, his grades, confidence and sense of responsibility all improved. New Tyghe was someone with a purpose; someone teachers wanted in their classrooms.

Jennifer Ribotti, Water Infrastructure Expert, Discusses STEM Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

Discussing Tetra Tech's STEM diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives
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Jennifer Ribotti (Roque) is an environmental project engineer based in Tetra Tech’s Orlando, Florida, office.

Scientists, Inventors, Entrepreneurs: These Girls Are Ready to Show the World That STEM Isn’t Just a Boy Thing

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“I read somewhere that for every one girl that’s in a STEM career, there’s like five boys,” says sixth grader Danielle, looking around the classroom with eyes filled with wonder. “To see that there are 50 girls who want to partake in this is just crazy.”

Using Skills-Based Volunteerism to Diversify STEM Leadership

by Krista Van Tassel
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Through our work developing strategic partnerships that engage business professionals to create positive community change, we see two major STEM education challenges that skilled volunteerism can help address. Last week, we wrote about how skills-based volunteerism can help build capacity within the social sector to effectively deliver STEM education. Today we are sharing our perspective on how STEM education and volunteering can increase representation for women and diverse communities in both the social and corporate sector.

JetBlue Partners with VH1 Save the Music Foundation to Bring the Beat Back to Filer Middle School in Miami

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-- JetBlue and VH1 Save the Music Surprise Students and Administrators by Donating Musical Instruments for the School’s First Music Program in More than Nine Years --

-- Highlighting the Importance of STEAM Education, Students Treated to a Special Pop-Up Performance by Singer/Songwriter Emily Estefan --

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-- JetBlue and VH1 Save the Music Surprise Students and Administrators by Donating Musical Instruments for the School’s First Music Program in More than Nine Years --

-- Highlighting the Importance of STEAM Education, Students Treated to a Special Pop-Up Performance by Singer/Songwriter Emily Estefan --

Unlocking the Passion and Potential of the World’s Youth

Dell works with nonprofits worldwide to give underserved youth better access to technology, creating a culture of inclusion and lifelong interest in STEM learning.
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Technology is transforming every industry, from agriculture to automotive, fashion to finance. The future belongs to those who can use technology to solve problems and drive human progress. That’s why Dell views access to technology not as a luxury but as a necessity.

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