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Calling All Authors and Subject Matter Experts: Submit Your Story by June 30!

Opportunity to Publish on the Global Engagement Forum: Online
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June 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - PYXERA Global has an opportunity for you to contribute and inform the growing conversation around four solvable problems we are diving into at the Global Engagement Forum: Live conference this October 10–11.

The solvable problem tracks are:

Announcing the Global Engagement Forum: Live, Hosted by PYXERA Global, October 10 - 11

Advancing four solvable problems within the global Goals—skills gap: STEM, energy poverty, post-harvest loss, and marine debris
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WASHINGTON, D.C., May 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - PYXERA Global is proud to announce the third Global Engagement Forum: Live, to be held on October 10-11, 2018 in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The invite-only forum focuses on four solvable problems within the Sustainable Development Goals. Leaders and experts from business, government, and nonprofit organizations will come together for two days of intensive collaboration.

A Colombian Renaissance

The Blended Capital Approach to Restoring Economic and Cultural Vitality
Blog

Contemplate, for a moment, some of the most destructive challenges facing development today: the increasing prevalence of natural disasters; the underfunding of development goals; the violations of the freedoms of association, expression, and peaceful assembly; the maddening persistence of poverty; and above all, the accelerating effects of global climate change.

Cisco VIDEO | Empowering New Orleans’ Youth with Digital Skills

by Charu Adesnik, Deputy Director, Cisco Foundation
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As Deputy Director of the Cisco Foundation, I am fortunate to be at the center of investing our technology, expertise, and cash grants to empower global problem solvers that make a positive impact on our world. Last year alone, our investments in innovative digital solutions positively impacted 154 million people in some of the most economically underserved parts of the world. We are committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025 and have reached 232 million people to date.  

Barclays Partners With Northern Powerhouse to Address the Skills Attainment Gap

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A Barclays colleague, who had joined the organisation as an apprentice, took centre stage in promoting private sector efforts to close the education and skills gap between north and south this week.

Barclays Sponsors Women's Business Council Report to Explore UK Skills Gap

Staying On: The Age of Success
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For a long time, organisations have focused on young generations as a way to bring in new talent. Recruitment trends emphasise the hiring and retention of millennials, despite the fact that our population is formed of multiple generations and that the workforce is ageing. We are also seeing changes in the needs of the workforce, with more workers needing time out of work for various reasons at different points in their career. How can we ensure we are not missing or excluding this talent?

In Camden, Bridging the Skills Gap Means More Than Tech Training

by Issie Lapowsky
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Caloua Lowe bounds up the rickety, worn staircase of a three-story, red brick building in Camden, New Jersey on a sunny September morning, the wooden steps creaking under the pressure of her red-sandaled feet. The walls display framed, Photoshopped images: a mockup of Vogue, album covers featuring young men standing shoulder to shoulder with rap legends like Jay-Z. They were designed by the roughly 1,200 youths who, like Lowe, have come here over the years to learn Photoshop, HTML, Javascript, and other skills that could land them jobs in the tech industry some day.

VIDEO: HP World on Wheels | Digital Inclusion and Learning Labs

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Remote regions of emerging countries are often left behind in the connected global economy. HP is committed to build and deploy 48 mobile, self-contained, Internet-enabled digital inclusion and learning labs to help bridge this gap in rural India.

The program supports the Indian government’s Digital India initiative and aims to reach 6,400 Indian villages and impact more than 15 million people over the next six years. Bringing digital learning and community resources to millions in rural India, HP World on Wheels is opening doors and changing lives.

Call for Solutions by July 31: Submit Initiatives That Address One of Three Global Challenges Through Collaboration

PYXERA Global is Hosting Fall Virtual Event Series on the Youth Skills Gap, Post-Harvest Loss, and Treatable and Preventable NCDs
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WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The time is now to engage partners, begin collaborations, scale solutions, and make progress on solvable problems such as reducing post-harvest loss, bridging youth skills gap and increasing employability, and treating and preventing non-communicable diseases (NCDs). PYXERA Global will host a #GEFlive fall virtual event series on those three solvable problems, starting in September.

5 Reasons to Study Networking Technology Now

by Gary Coman, Engineering and Development Lead, Cisco Networking Academy
Blog

Everywhere in the world, technology is changing the way we live and work. As director of engineering with the Cisco Networking Academy program, I am part of a global community dedicated to training the next generation of students who can build networks, develop apps, secure devices, and analyze data. Combined with an entrepreneurial spirit, these digital skills can help you stand out in the job market, forget your own path, and even empower you to do work with a purpose.

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