30 Organizations Across US Receive Contributions to Help Students Graduate High School College and Career Ready
Thirty organizations that serve 28,000 high school students across the country will receive nearly $12.5 million from AT&T* to strengthen and expand their programs. These evidence-based program help students graduate from high school prepared for college and a career.
We are stepping up to the challenge to help increase the number of students and workers with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills in our country. Our company is one of the largest employers in the country – in 2013 alone we hired about 25,000 employees. Almost ¾ of our recent student hires – including interns – begin their career in a technology centric area. We believe that advancing STEM education is a critical investment to preparing our future workforce.
I feel energized, inspired and ready to tackle any challenge this morning. I’m surrounded by hundreds of the most ambitious young women on the planet at the 2014 Girl Scout Convention in Salt Lake City.
I was a Girl Scout myself growing up in St. Louis, so I know what it’s like to be in these young ladies’ shoes. They’re here to discover new things, make new friends and put their minds together to help solve problems. They’re here to prove how “Girls Change the World,” the theme of this year’s convention.
15,000 At Risk Students Will Be Exposed to The Roadtrip Nation Program Across 10+ States, Empowering Youth to Apply Their Passions Towards Their Career Goals.
Through AT&T Aspire’s collaboration with Roadtrip Nation, a career exploration organization, the iconic Green RV will begin its official 2014 tour in California this week. Traveling across the country, 60 events will take place during the upcoming school year with the goal of inspiring students, many at risk of dropping out, with self-discovery tools to define their own professional roads.
Non-profit organizations will award scholarships for nanodegees that will help students get high-demand technical skill
WASHINGTON, DC, September 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Two-hundred students from diverse backgrounds will receive scholarships funded by AT&T and Udacity for an online degree that will help prepare them for careers in the tech industry.
To visit a sixth grade class today is to be reminded of how quickly the world is changing. The students I sat with recently at Middle School 223 in the Bronx were nearly fluent in multiple coding languages and had just created their own content-based websites. They are 11 years old.
DALLAS and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, June 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ — A new kind of online training program designed by business will prepare thousands of workers and job-seekers for high-demand jobs in the tech industry.
By: Nicole Anderson, Executive Director of Philanthropy at AT&T
What are some of the favorite projects you remember from school? Learning about literary characters in classic novels? An art piece you created? A science experiment you did? These can be memories and experiences that take a student from “just” learning to believing they can be the next prize winning author, world-renown painter, or inventor of the 21st century.