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 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.
"The freedom, trust and respect my supervisor and lab colleagues showed toward me allowed me to flourish on my own, and has suitably prepared me for PhD life after I graduate–and my future career as a physician scientist."
As National Teacher Appreciation Week kicks off today, we would like to thank the many educators that are the backbone of our programs, especially the amazing teachers and mentors involved in the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE), which empowers teachers to bring biotechnology into their high school classrooms.
Jamie, an Amgen Sr. Biopharmaceutical Rep. from Denver, used her volunteer Impact Day to wrap gifts for children and families living at Brent’s Place, a free housing option for children who are immune-compromised.