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Sodexo Participates in 2017 Global STEM Talent Summit for Collective Short-Term Solutions to STEM Talent Development Strategies

Global Chief Human Resources Officer, Gerri Mason Hall discusses the playbook for STEM talent readiness
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, today joined the nation’s top employers and thought leaders at the Global STEM Talent Summit (GSTS), held April 27-28, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The summit is led by STEMconnector,® the leading organization working with industry, higher education, NGOs and the public sector to provide resources and leadership that supports smart STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) investments.

Sustainable Brands Set to Debut Innovative Model for Conference Collaboration

The Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit will foster creative dialogue between attendees and brands including Ford, Amazon, Whirlpool and more
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/– Sustainable Brands® is evolving the concept of the traditional conference expo into a collaborative environment packed with tools, solutions and breakthrough ideas to be generated on the spot by the attending crowd.

Dr. Clayton Christensen to Headline IDEAcademy 2017

Call for speakers now open to share stage with world-renowned innovation expert
Press Release

KINGSPORT, Tenn., April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Eastman and East Tennessee State University’s College of Business and Technology are pleased to announce Dr. Clayton Christensen, one of the world’s top experts on innovation and growth, as this year’s keynote speaker for IDEAcademy.

UN Global Compact Calls on Business to Shift from Incremental Change to Breakthrough Innovation on the SDGs

Press Release
NEW DEHLI, April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – “Time is of the essence,” urged Lise Kingo, CEO and Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact, to an audience of more than 300 local and global leaders from business, finance, civil society, Government and the UN, at the conclusion of the UN Global Compact two-day event, Making Global Goals Local Businesses – India, in New Delhi today.

FedEx Blazing Trail for Efficient Fleets and Fuels

Mitch Jackson Explains How Technology and Team Members Are Key


Mitch Jackson, Vice-President Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, FedEx Corporation

FedEx approaches sustainability with a laser focus. We’re interested in changing what’s possible.

Curiosity Cube Inspires Hands-On STEM Exploration

By Tamara Hudgins, Girlstart

Be brave, creative, and curious: that’s what we say at Girlstart every day. We hope to inspire girls to make this their personal goal, because we believe that these three traits are vital to nurturing tomorrow’s STEM workforce. Everything that we do is designed to foster interest and excitement in STEM studies, majors, and careers. MilliporeSigma—a long-time partner and supporter of our programs—demonstrates this same belief through its science education efforts, aimed at inspiring curiosity in the next generation of scientists.

New Education Case Study Report Released!

Just released: Purposeful Partners: Private Sector Solutions to Preparing the Workforce of Tomorrow. Learn how the private sector is playing a role in building tomorrow's workforce. Access the report here.

Tri Cities Area FIRST Robotics Teams Fundraising for World Competition

Whirlpool Foundation Offers $15,000 Community Challenge Grant

Three FIRST Robotics teams from the Tri Cities area will compete in the FIRST Robotics World Finals this week, April 26 - 29 in St. Louis, Missouri after competing against 160 other Michigan teams in the State Championships in Grand Rapids recently.

Three Schools Named National Winners in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest for Using STEAM to Make a Difference

Samsung awards students from three public schools in Arizona, Nebraska and New York at 7th annual awards luncheon in Washington, D.C. alongside U.S. government officials
Press Release

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/- After months of researching, designing and developing prototypes, three schools have been named national winners in the $2 million* Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – a nationwide competition that challenges 6th through 12th graders to use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) to address real-world problems in their communities.


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