Legg Mason Honored for Community Leadership at the Mayor's Business Recognition Awards Ceremony in Baltimore

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Legg Mason was among fourteen Baltimore, Maryland, businesses recognized at the 41st Annual Mayor's Business Recognition Awards for their extensive partnership with Boys Hope Girls Hope (BHGH), an organization that helps academically capable and motivated young people meet their full potential by providing value-centered, family like homes, opportunities and a quality education through college.

FIRST® and Booz Allen Hamilton Join Forces to Stem the Low Tide of Future STEM Professionals


With less than a fifth of high school seniors interested in a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career, our nation lacks the pipeline of future talent to address pressing challenges like cybersecurity.

Amgen Scholars Program: Jonathan Stoltzfus, PhD

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Jonathan Stoltzfus

Host Institution: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), 2007

Undergraduate Institution: Messiah College

Hometown: Harrisonburg, Virginia

Graduate Institution: Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Graduate Degree and Research Area: PhD, cell and molecular biology, 2013

Amgen Scholars Global Program: Imaani Easthausen

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Imaani Easthausen

Host Institution: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Undergraduate Institution: Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson

Hometown: Minneapolis

Major: Biology

Amgen Scholars Become Mentors


Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2008 Scholar Megan Krench is one of those who has acted as a mentor, taking on two Amgen Scholars during her time as a doctoral student at MIT. “I had a really positive experience with the Amgen Scholars Program, and I wanted to give back to the Program. It was a nice opportunity to show my appreciation,” says Megan, who expected to graduate with a PhD in brain and cognitive sciences in February 2016.

Partnering for Big Impact in the Lives of Youth

By Marcus Allen, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern Pennsylvania

Seven years ago, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern Pennsylvania (BBBS SEPA) started a relationship with Comcast, not knowing the tremendous path it would take and the impact it would have on the lives of youth in Greater Philadelphia – and across the country. This transformative journey was so powerful it led us to recognize Comcast NBCUniversal with our Corporate Partner of the Century Award during our 100th anniversary celebration this week at Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center. We were thrilled to have Comcast Corporation’s Chairman and CEO, Brian L.

Prize Offered for Data Insights That Help Increase High School Graduation Rates

By: Charlene Lake & Victor Nilson

Everyone benefits from a better-educated nation. How can we achieve it? If you’re a data expert, we’re challenging you: Experiment with public data sets and demonstrate insights that will help boost graduation rates.

Engineering a STEM Mentoring Moonshot

by Kirsten Weeks

The following post was originally published in The Hill.

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy laid out an ambitious goal for our nation – to land a man on the moon by the end of the decade. In doing so, he inspired a new generation and helped ensure U.S. global leadership in technology for years to come.

Seven AT&T Aspire Mentoring Corps VISTAS Begin Year of Service


MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is excited to be building the capacity of mentoring programs around the country by launching the AT&T Aspire Mentoring Corps. Seven AmeriCorps VISTA members began their service this week in MENTOR’s Boston office and Mentoring Partnerships around the country, where they will serve for one year.

Girls Get Chance to Try Technology on for Size

By: Monique Weber and Bianca Hammen

We feel that AT&T has an important story to tell the youth of today. We want to make them aware of the technological revolution that is going on, what it will mean for our lives and the types of jobs available in years to come. We are board members of AT&T’s women's network in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and we wanted to organize a day focused on educating girls about technology in The Hague for several years, but it never quite worked.


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