Written by Scott Heimlich, Vice President, Amgen Foundation
Can you imagine the implications to the country and society if we were better able to harness and unleash the talent all around us? What if opportunity and culture unlocked the ambition and dreams of more people – young and old – to achieve their potential? We’re barely scratching the surface.
Kudos to Amgen Scholars alumni Corshai Williams and Enrique Garcia-Rivera for so eloquently sharing their stories at The Atlantic Education Summit (per this 10-minute session). To learn more of Corshai’s remarkable story, see this profile in the Baltimore Sun.
The fourth theme in The Possibility Report series, LEARN examines how technology stands to transform the classrooms of the future, whether they’re in a traditional school, the prison system, or beyond.
The second theme in The Possibility Report series, CONNECT explores the emerging technologies that can bring us closer together, even when we’re far apart (geographically and mentally), and bring more people into the loop.
More internet access could mean everything to people in rural areas, and the way we could deliver it is something unexpected.
In our hyper-connected world, when the internet goes down, your ability to get things done goes down, too. For the 34 million Americans who don’t have access to high-speed broadband—23 million of whom live in rural America—that’s an everyday reality that is keeping them from taking advantage of the internet’s vast resources.
New series explores how new technologies will reframe our understanding of the world
As technology advances, new innovations are being used to help the human race move, connect, heal, learn, build and grow. How will these new technologies reshape our understanding of the world we live in? The possibilities are infinite.
The first theme in The Possibility Report series, MOVE is a conversation about how technology may reframe what we know about the ways we get around. How could transportation, navigation, and space travel evolve in the years to come?
Allstate and The Atlantic launch social-first website and newsroom
NORTHBROOK, Ill. and WASHINGTON, D.C., June 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Allstate and Atlantic Media Strategies (AMS), a division of The Atlantic, today announced the launch of The Renewal Project, a social-first website and newsroom that will spotlight individuals and organizations advancing social good and contributing to civic innovation in America.