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Cyber Specialist Crystal Simmons on Finding a Home and Working for Change

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“To really make an impact and be successful, cybersecurity requires diverse people, backgrounds, experiences, and skillsets. There is no one size fits all in this industry.”

Crystal Simmons lives these words through her work at Booz Allen. With GLOBE, the firm’s LGBTQ+ employee forum, she leads a “cyber squad” to recruit highly skilled LGBTQ+ talent and represents the firm in a similar role at Queercon, the largest social network of LGBT hackers from around the world. 

3M and Discovery Education Announce National Finalists and State Merit Winners in 2019 3M Young Scientist Challenge

Top Ten Finalists Compete for $25,000 Grand Prize and Title of “America’s Top Young Scientist”
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SILVER SPRING, Md. and ST. PAUL, Minn., June 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - 3M and Discovery Education today announced 10 finalists from across America as part of its annual 2019 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist).

The Growing Organics Market Presents a Natural Investment Opportunity

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by Nick Cherney CFA, Senior Vice President, Janus Henderson 

As Americans become more aware of the environmental and health benefits of organics, we are presented with an opportunity to align our investments with our lifestyle choices – by investing in the companies and agricultural operations that are driving organic innovation and bringing natural products to the marketplace.

Sian Lewis: Advancing Data Science and LGBTQ+ Inclusion at Booz Allen

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“Algorithms help determine a lot of important aspects of our lives, such as job eligibility and access to loans and funding. Because of this, it’s important that people of all backgrounds have a role in making data-driven decisions.”

A Seed to Stalk Future: Financing America’s Grain Economy

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by Leah Thibault, CEI Capital Management and Brett Richardson, Coastal Enterprises, Inc.

The idea of “nose-to-tail” dining, shorthand for using as much of an animal as possible, has no field-grown counterpart. What about the grains that make up so much of our agricultural production and diet? Where is our “seed to stalk?”

Crafting a Sustainable Grain Cycle

Strategy, Technology, Innovation: Booz Allen Shares Its 2019 Impact Report

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Securing mobile devices against cyberattacks. Transforming the taxpayer experience. Using bioinformatics to revolutionize healthcare. Booz Allen shares these stories and more in the firm’s 2019 Impact Report, which captures highlights from its work with clients solving the world’s most pressing challenges.

From citizen services to cyber

The report features Booz Allen’s work for government and commercial clients in a digitally transforming world, including:

Is America Ready for Natural Disasters? Insights and Advice from Booz Allen

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As summer approaches, so does the season of tornados, floods, and forest fires. People across America need to be ready for anything—but are they?

Booz Allen conducted a survey to find out how prepared Americans are for a natural disaster and how they would use technology in disaster response. Highlights follow, with tips for how government can help improve disaster response and community resilience.

People rely on technology—and need more information

National Veteran Small Business Coalition Recognizes Booz Allen for 7th Year

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As a company founded by a veteran, Booz Allen has a longstanding commitment to supporting veteran-owned businesses. For the seventh year, The National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) recognized the firm’s work with its 2019 Champion of Veteran Enterprise Award.

From the Street to the Street: The Circular Economy in Ghana

Ghana Social Enterprise Transforms Plastic Waste to Paving Blocks
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The ASASE (‘Mother Earth’) Foundation has put the circular economy into practice through its CASH IT! social enterprise, aiming to establish a replicable, sustainable business model, formalizing employment, mobilizing volunteers, and creating a product desperately needed by the community from trash that formerly littered the streets. It’s sustainability in action.

Booz Allen’s Joe Rohner Named Among AFCEA’s 40 Under 40

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Joe Rohner, data scientist and chief technologist within Booz Allen’s Strategic Innovation Group, has been named among AFCEA International’s 40 Under 40 for 2019.

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