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WATCH | Cara Mund, 2018 Miss America and CMN Ambassador, Shares Thoughts on My Special Aflac Duck

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Cara Mund, Miss America 2018 and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Ambassador, shares why My Special Aflac Duck™ is a comforting companion for children facing cancer. 

Zooming Toward Success: Goldcorp Closes Deal With Acoustic Zoom

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We are proud to announce our US$1million investment in Acoustic Zoom, an advanced geophysics company specializing in innovative seismic solutions. Acoustic Zoom was awarded the top prize at #DisruptMining 2018, after placing as a semi-finalist in #DisruptMining 2017.

Video Games: A Surprising Tool for Global Problem Solving

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This blog was guest-written by Jude Ower, founder, and CEO of Playmob. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Harnessing the Power of Technology for a Better World” session of the Women Rock-IT series on July 11.

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This blog was guest-written by Jude Ower, founder, and CEO of Playmob. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Harnessing the Power of Technology for a Better World” session of the Women Rock-IT series on July 11.

DC Is a Growth Center for Women Entrepreneurs: Here are Four Startups to Watch

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With organizations like The Vinetta Project and DC Fem Tech, Washington, DC has become a top city for female entrepreneurs to launch their startups and raise capital. Outside the nation’s capital, these founders might not find the same opportunities; in 2017, women received only 2 percent of all venture funding.

Is Cryptocurrency the Last, Best Hope for African Youth Entrepreneurs?

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As every successful entrepreneur can attest, nothing helps transform a great idea into a real product or service faster than access to adequate resources -- especially capital.

Yet, over 80% of African entrepreneurs still struggle today to get their businesses properly funded. Too many innovative ideas are strangled before they even get started. Grammy-nominated artist and philanthropist, Akon, hopes to solve this problem with AKoin, his new cryptocurrency.

How the GDPR Impacts Corporate Responsibility

The EU’s newest data protection regulation is causing sweeping changes across the globe and corporate responsibility practitioners need to take notice
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by Cecily Joseph, VP, Corporate Social Responsibility

It’s Imperative That All Children Have Access to Tech Education, Says Winner of the Prestigious ISTE Making IT Happen Award

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Justina Nixon-Saintil, director of programs for Verizon Innovative Learning, was honored last week with the Making IT Happen Award from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).  The award, which honors extraordinary commitment, leadership, courage and persistence in improving digital learning opportunities for students, recognizes Nixon-Saintil’s leadership of Verizon’s work to provide free technology, access and innovative c

Arrow Electronics Names Winner of Cherry Creek Arts Festival Five Years Out Art Challenge

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Arrow Electronics selected Jan R. Carson’s textile artwork, “See as Bees See” as the winner of this year’s Cherry Creek Arts Festival’s Five Years Out Art Challenge.  

Creating a More Sustainable World Through Logistics

As the world grows more connected, UPS is helping it grow connected sustainably
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Today, an entrepreneur in India can create an online storefront and sell her products to customers in Brazil. A manufacturer in China can ship goods to Europe by rail, more quickly and with lower emissions than by ocean transport. A business can purchase carbon credits to offset the environmental impact of its shipping activities. And an electrically-powered bike can navigate city streets to deliver a package the last mile to its destination, quietly and with zero tailpipe emissions.

Booz Allen Interns Build Virtual Reality Training Tools for Real-World Challenges

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Put down your headset: Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) aren’t just for gamers anymore. More and more we’re using immersive technology for a variety of real-world scenarios—from performing surgery in a virtual operating room to training military personnel. The goal is to present a dynamic, yet artificial environment that replicates the real world.

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