WASHINGTON, D.C., October 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Walt Disney Company has partnered with the U.S. State Department on its third-annual Hidden No More International Visitor Leadership Program, which launched today in Washington D.C. The program was inspired by the 2016 award-winning film Hidden Figures to highlight and advance the important achievements of women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
In 2017, 21st Century Fox partnered with the U.S Department of State to launch #HiddenNoMore, an all-female STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) leadership development program inspired by the Fox 2000 film Hidden Figures. The initiative marked the first time in history that a Hollywood movie led to the creation of a publicly-funded educational exchange program.
Peloteros por Nicaragua trip is part of Players Trust's growing international goodwill efforts
Through the Major League Baseball Players Association’s collective charity, the Players Trust, players have become increasingly active as ambassadors of baseball around the world. In partnership with the US State Department Sports Envoy program, Major Leaguers Jed Lowrie, John Mayberry, Jr. and JC Ramirez recently visited Nicaragua to help conduct three clinics in four days. The trip to Nicaragua - dubbed Peloteros por Nicaragua - is part of the Players Trust's growing international efforts to spread goodwill around the world through baseball.
FOX Sports is participating in the Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP) for the first time this year. The initiative, launched by the U.S. Department of State, organizes one-month mentorships for emerging women leaders from around the world each year in the hopes of empowering them to better serve their local communities through the power of sport.
Lessons from U.S. State Department’s New Approach on Collaboration, Diplomacy, and Development Featured at COMMIT!Forum “Brands Taking Stands” Event
WASHINGTON, September 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The suffering of millions displaced by powerful megastorms like hurricanes Harvey and Irma underscore the critical significance of finding solutions to the world’s greatest challenges and the need for countries and the private sector to work in collaboration.
Company Recognized for Cocoa Sustainability and Economic Development Efforts in Indonesia
Mars, Incorporated announced today the company was named one of the top 12 finalists for the Secretary of State’s 2013 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) for its cocoa sustainability and economic development work in Indonesia.
ST. LOUIS, June 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – At the 2013 World Food Prize Announcement Ceremony held today at the U.S. State Department, Monsanto’s Chief Technology Officer, Robert T. Fraley, Ph.D., was named a 2013 World Food Prize Laureate. Fraley’s recognition is for the research he and his teams pioneered in plant biotechnology and its application to advanced breeding and crop improvement techniques in agriculture.
Fraley will share the prestigious prize with Marc Van Montagu, Ph.D., and Mary-Dell Chilton, Ph.D.
True to our mission of enriching women’s lives, we are sponsoring the first U.S.-Brazil Girls Empowerment Conference from April 2-4 in Rio de Janeiro. Approximately 80 young women between the ages of 13 and 17 from Brazil, the United States, Chile, Mexico and Uruguay will participate in the event. The girls were selected to participate based on their leadership qualities at school, in their community and their work supporting social development and human rights.