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A Deeper Look at CECP's Investing in Society: People

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Investing in Society, CECP’s recently launched compendium of data, research, and case studies illustrates innovations in corporate efforts to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Divided into five sections – Priorities, Performance, People, Planet, and Policies – the collection of insights offers a far-reaching assessment of what leading companies are doing in each of the five focus areas.

How Do We Make STEM Education More Equitable?

Learnings from CECP's Accelerate Community: Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent, and Tech
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The challenge of diversifying the tech workforce is confronting companies across sectors as more jobs are requiring computational thinking and digital fluency. Simultaneously, the demographics of the United States are changing rapidly, and companies are challenged with ensuring that the talent pipeline reflects those dynamic shifts. Developing a robust and diverse technical workforce in the United States is becoming a national priority as a result of the emerging technologies and their impact on industries.

21CF Partners with Girls Who Code to Help Cultivate the Next Generation of Female Tech Talent

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In line with its commitments to reflect the diversity of its audiences and to support the next generation of creatives and technologists, 21st Century Fox has made a multi-year commitment to back the groundbreaking organization, Girls Who Code (GWC), with financial and in-kind resources.

Viacom Women On Tech Leadership at Any Level

by Stephany Abreu
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With hackathons, futuristic workspaces and mentorship programs, Viacom is a veritable technology trailblazer in the media industry. One of the reasons why the company is excelling? Female leadership.

The Power of One: Tis the Season to Mentor Youth & Spark STEM Passion

by Jessica Anderson
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Each week, 13-year-old Jailimar spends a few hours with her Girls Who Code team to learn the finesse of coding.

There is such a thing, she explains. By building her own website – one that can teach you how to cook – she is gaining the skills to work through coding kinks.

Viacom’s Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program Grad Ceremony Inspires Teen Coders, Employees and Company Executives

by Lisa Di Venuta
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Each year since 2015, Viacom Headquarters has opened its doors to a group of teenagers, letting them loose on the floors of our tech department and off-site broadcasting control rooms.

Viacom’s Third Annual Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program Opens Doors and Unlocks Keys to Diversity

by Lisa Di Venuta
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Since 2015, Viacom has welcomed 60 high school girls to its Times Square Headquarters as part of the nationally-renowned Girls Who Code summer immersion program. Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization driven to close the gender gap in tech by giving young girls a foundation in coding.

It All Starts with Engaging Girls

by Janine Wegner
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Did you know that women hold only 24 percent of ICT jobs worldwide, and make up only 32 percent of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) graduates at universities? The technology gender gap stunts women’s earning opportunities, industry’s productivity and creativity, and society’s overall well-being.

Dell Inc. Expects to Donate Over $14 Million Globally in STEM Education for Underserved Children This Year

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  • $37 million donated to STEM initiatives globally since 2014 give millions of children access to the technology and resources needed to explore STEM fields
  • On track to donate an additional $14 million to STEM initiatives this fiscal year, reaching underserved youth
  • Power of One Mentor program challenges Dell’s team members and technology industry to dedicate day of service supporting STEM-related organizations
  • Public and private STEM partnerships key to diversifying future workforce
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  • $37 million donated to STEM initiatives globally since 2014 give millions of children access to the technology and resources needed to explore STEM fields
  • On track to donate an additional $14 million to STEM initiatives this fiscal year, reaching underserved youth
  • Power of One Mentor program challenges Dell’s team members and technology industry to dedicate day of service supporting STEM-related organizations
  • Public and private STEM partnerships key to diversifying future workforce

Our Vision for Moving Humanity Forward

By Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Co.
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We can’t completely predict what our world will look like 25 years from now, but we constantly study trends so that we can anticipate the rapid changes taking place in our industry. Twenty-five years from now, it is estimated that:

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