KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Scripps Networks Interactive hosted a tour for over 40 students as part of the company’s ongoing partnership with the Knoxville Area Urban League. The students selected for the tour are involved in the KAUL’s honors program, which unites highly achieving academic high school students with opportunities to learn and connect in their communities.
AT&T contributes $116,000 and Employee Volunteers to Young Enterprise to support career, skills mentoring program
LONDON, Mar. 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - AT&T* is planning a career mentoring program for secondary school students across Europe to help them succeed after they leave school. The company has contributed $116,000 to Young Enterprise, the enterprise education charity, to identify schools in France, Germany, Slovakia, The Netherlands and the UK, as well as Israel.
By Cinthya Allen, Area Manager, AT&T Global Project Management
For students, the last year of high school can be filled with anxiety and questions. Do I move away or stay close to my parents? Do I apply for college? What if I don’t get in? What should be my major?
Without a doubt, it can be a very stressful time for both parents and students. And while students may have a basic understanding of the current job market and professions out there, nothing compares to real-life experiences and mentorships.
By: Laquita Hall, Vice President of Business Operations, AT&T Technology and Network Operations
I have spent over twenty years using my background in physics and electrical engineering working at AT&T. I spend a lot of my free time thinking about how we can get more women in this field, and it starts with a focus on young girls. We stand to benefit substantially by getting more girls to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
Elizabeth Street Capital Initiative Launches With Initial $10 Million Investment to Grow Women-owned Small Businesses and Create Communities of Entrepreneurs Across the Country
Feb. 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Tory Burch Foundation (TBF) and Bank of America today announced the launch of Elizabeth Street Capital, an initiative designed to provide early-stage women entrepreneurs in the United States with access to low-cost capital, mentoring support and networking opportunities to grow their businesses, creating communities of women entrepreneurs.
Program will use peer learning across member banks to develop financial products and services for low-income business women
NEW YORK, January 14, 2014/ 3BL Media/ - MetLife Foundation and the Global Banking Alliance for Women [GBA], a global consortium of financial institutions committed to fostering wealth creation among women, are partnering to develop and launch a mentoring program across member banks of the Alliance with the long-term goal of building financial services and products for low-income women entrepreneurs globally. This grant is part of MetLife Foundation’s $200 million, five-year commitment to fund programs and services that help advance financial inclusion.