It isn’t often that we get to see into the future, but that is exactly what I had the chance to do this past month. With support from Intel’s Olympic and Paralympic Office, the Intel® Future Skills team and Intel Employee Service Corps (IESC) volunteers hosted two three-day virtual sports STEAM camps for middle school girls from 35 states across the country. And the experience reminded us all that the future is bright.
Intel’s artificial intelligence degree program helps create the next generation of US technologists, engineers and inventors.
What’s New: Intel is announcing a major expansion of its Intel® AI for Workforce Program to help educate the next generation of U.S. technologists, engineers and inventors — and to help them land careers in their chosen fields, ranging from healthcare to nursing to business. To support the expansion of the program across the U.S., Intel is collaborating with Dell Technologies to provide technical and infrastructure expertise. Students who complete the program, which is being added at 18 schools across 11 U.S.
By Mike Bates | Worldwide general manager for energy, Intel Corporation
When the Texas power crisis hit in February, my family and I were among the millions of people stuck in a deadly blackout in freezing temperatures because of a massive electricity generation failure. Certain areas of the grid, like hospitals, remained illuminated to support critical infrastructure, but this also meant that nearby empty skyscrapers kept power that otherwise could have been redirected to residents in their homes and others who needed it.
With a creative mind that loves number crunching and as a self-proclaimed risk-taker, Nivruti Rai has recently been featured among the five global women business leaders chosen by the Leading Edge. The Leading Edge is an initiative launched by the Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders to celebrate and amplify the work of women who are fostering economic growth and social change.
In Stella Su’s family growing up, girls were not encouraged to study. The prospect of college was never brought up in her family. But even as a child, she was always curious about the world and her place in it.
“I remember pestering my parents with questions like “Can I move to the city?” and “Can I live in another country?” and would always be reminded that I was a girl and it was dangerous.
Growing up in Portland, Oregon, sustainability was always central to Brian Faist’s upbringing. His family had a small garden, consistently recycled, and even competed against each other to see who could produce the least amount of trash. But even though he was raised with a fundamental appreciation for the importance of sustainability, it wasn’t something he necessarily planned on turning into a career.
In fact, his career in sustainability was born out of a prank gone wrong.
As Arizona’s largest technology developer and manufacturer, we are committed to being a sustainable and responsible neighbor. Now is the time to help strengthen our Arizona communities – after all, we don’t just work here; we live here too, and we’re invested in the state’s recovery and growth as we look to the future.
This blog was posted on behalf of Natasha Martell Jackson, Social Equity Program Office at Intel. She shares her conversation with guest Ben Hecht, President and CEO at Living Cities.
Intel has a long history of leadership in diversity, inclusion and corporate responsibility. We recognize that a critical focus on equity is needed to achieve a fully inclusive workplace and society. This is the work we are committed to- within Intel and across our communities.
PHOENIX, June 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In partnership with the State of Arizona, Business for Water Stewardship and Environmental Defense Fund announced today that a $38 million funding goal has been achieved to conserve 150,000 acre-feet of water (nearly 49 billion gallons) to shore up declining water levels in Lake Mead through the Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) system conservation project. The announcement represents the single largest multi-sector collaborative drought response effort ever completed in Arizona.