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How Booz Allen and Hawai`i FIRST Robotics Are Creating an Island-Based Tech Talent Pipeline

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“We can help diversify the economy with more technical jobs. Part of that is building the base supply of talent and demonstrating that you can afford to live and work in your island home.”

-Booz Allen Principal Michael Collat

Choose to Challenge: Booz Allen Celebrates Women's History Month With the Global Women's Business Resource Group

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“I want to listen to women’s stories to ensure that all are heard and develop actionable solutions to address inequities.”

This is what “Choose to Challenge,” the theme of this year’s Women’s History Month at Booz Allen, means to Senior Associate Michelle Ralston, outgoing co-chair of the firm’s Global Women’s Business Resource Group (BRG), which creates opportunities for women to build networks through professional events, workshops, and development programs.

Veteran, YouTube-Taught Math Student, Physicist: Josh Carroll's Journey to Booz Allen

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In the 1997 movie “Good Will Hunting,” a genius janitor taught himself advanced mathematics from equations left on a professor’s chalkboard. Two decades later, Josh Carroll similarly pored over equations on YouTube—today's chalkboard—during shifts as a security guard.   

In Carroll’s case—the experience was transformative: making him a YouTube and media star in his own right. Highlights follow from Carroll’s journey from self-taught math scholar to Booz Allen physicist and technical support engineer.

How Booz Allen's Pacific Rim Employees Are Making the World a Safer Place

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From Alaska to Guam, Hawaii to Japan, and South Korea, Booz Allen’s Pacific Rim team works on projects that affect lives, businesses, and governments: efforts that include streamlining disaster relief, strengthening national security, and establishing infrastructure.

Through expertise in cybersecurity, data science, threat reduction, special operations, and beyond, they are tackling vital issues. Three employees recently had their efforts acknowledged by global defense leaders.

Strengthening CWMD capabilities in South Korea

MilliporeSigma Partnership Spotlight: Discovery World

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Since 2012, we have partnered with Discovery World, a fully interactive museum in Milwaukee that is focused on connecting innovation, science, technology and the environment. We supported the development of the "MilliporeSigma Virtual Explorer," an exhibit that allows visitors to easily explore various science concepts using virtual reality (VR) equipment. Now, we’re helping Discovery World expand this VR exhibit to include new infrastructure that accommodates increased visitor demand and additional workstations.

Addressing Our Accountability in Creating a More Equitable and Diverse Tech Sector

"Seeing this level of commitment and passion from NortonLifeLock leadership was energizing and I’m excited about the opportunities ahead of us."
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By Spring Harris, Head of Global Corporate Communications and Public Relations

On January 20, 2021, I had the pleasure of hosting Dwana Franklin-Davis, CEO of Reboot Representation, for a company-wide presentation and fireside chat with NortonLifeLock’s CEO Vincent Pilette and Head of People and Culture Kara Jordan on creating a more equitable and diverse tech sector.

This day was significant for me.

MilliporeSigma's Curiosity Labs™ at Home Virtual Experiments Now Available in Multiple Languages

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With the rise of virtual learning due to COVID-19, MilliporeSigma continues to leverage its Curiosity Labs™ at Home science education programming to spark curiosity and inspire the next generation of scientists. This content is now available in four additional languages — German, French, Portuguese and Spanish — directly through the Curiosity Labs™ at Home website.

MilliporeSigma Partnership Spotlight: KIPP St. Louis

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For more than eight years, we have partnered with KIPP St. Louis, a public charter school in St. Louis that primarily serves students living below the poverty line. We have helped expand the capacity of the organization’s middle school science program, increasing access to science equipment and exposure to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers.

Diversifying STEM Careers and Communities: Meet the 2021 Booz Allen BEYA Modern Day Technology Leaders

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Each year, US Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine recognizes “bright men and women who are shaping the future of engineering, science, and technology.” Since 2005, more than 100 Booz Allen employees have been recognized by the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA).

SC Johnson Donates $5.5 Million to Gateway Technical College to Provide Four-Year Scholarship Opportunities to Underserved Communities in STEM-Related Career Fields

Donation Represents the Largest Single Contribution in the College’s History
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RACINE, Wis., February 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced it is donating $5.5 million to Gateway Technical College (Gateway) to create the SC Johnson STEM Scholars Pathway, a program dedicated to providing women and people of color, who have historically been underrepresented in STEM industries, and those with limited means the opportunity to gain a four-year degree in STEM-related career fields.

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