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Creating Global Pathways to Science: Lela Okromelidze and Marta Andres Terre

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Two women from two different backgrounds – one from a rural town in Eurasian Georgia and the other from urban Barcelona – both shared something in common growing up: a lack of access to scientific research labs. Now thanks to the Amgen Scholars Program (ASP), both are breaking the mold to become role models for budding female scientists around the world.

Building a Toolkit for Becoming an Effective Mentor and Educator

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This summer, 1,100 student interns will be living, studying, and working on the sprawling campus of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD, just north of Washington, D.C. Among them will be five Amgen Scholar alumni who will serve as mentors to some of the high school student interns in a unique pilot program to teach scientists how to be educators.

Volunteers in Houston Provide 300 Meals to Senior Citizens

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The Houston INBU sales team volunteered at the Houston Food Bank providing meals to approximately 300 senior citizens.

Volunteering at Local Food Bank in Idaho

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Rob, an INBU Biopharmaceutical Sales Rep in Idaho, volunteers his time at a local soup kitchen. 

Sacramento Staff Member Gives Back

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Tina, INBU Biopharmaceutical rep in Sacramento, California, volunteered by providing food for the hungry and relief for people in crisis at Day of Hope.

Amgen Tampa Team Volunteers

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The Tampa INBU sales team volunteered in the Metropolitan Ministries thrift shop. They unpacked and organized donations to help the homeless and those at risk of being homeless. 

Powerful Partnership: How Technology is Expanding Access to Quality Biology Education

Eduardo Cetlin President, Amgen Foundation
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Over the past 25 years, the Amgen Foundation has worked to strengthen science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, particularly biology education, around the world. We have a long-standing history of reaching students through hands-on science programs such as the Amgen Biotech Experience and the Amgen Scholars Program, which have reached more than 500,000 students worldwide.

Supplementing Science Education with Khan Academy

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Written by Amgen Foundation Staff

In 2015, the Amgen Foundation entered into a yearlong partnership with Khan Academy to help expand its free, online education offering to include science content. We’d seen how the power of technology can help improve science education and literacy around the world, and we were eager to do our part in those efforts.

Amgen Staff in Atlanta Volunteer with a Local Food Bank

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Atlanta biopharmaceutical sales reps give back to Fountain of Hope Food Bank.

Amgen Staff in Turkey Give Back on National Children's Day

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Amgen employees in Turkey organized a community service initiative to mark the country’s annual National Children’s Day (April 23rd). Amgen staff donated barrels of toys, backpacks, shoes and clothing for needy children, which was distributed to 150 children in poor, rural communities. 

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