In 2019, Gabriella Garcia, who at the time was an engineering student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a collegiate member of the Society of Women Engineers, took the stage alongside three teammates at the Keysight Innovation Challenge, a global engineering competition hosted by Keysight Technologies awarding top student teams up to $50,000, in New York City.
May 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact announces the 2021-2022 Chapter of the Year Winners, an award given to one outstanding Chapter in each of the following chapter categories: Undergraduate, Graduate, International Student, Professional, and International Professional. This year’s distinctions were awarded to the Net Impact Chapters at the University of California, Berkeley (Undergraduate Chapter); University of California, Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management (Graduate Chapter); Delhi University; the Boston Professional Chapter; and the Bangkok Professional Chapter.
Juanita Pelaez, the vice president of Kimberly-Clark's global adult and feminine care business and a mother of two young daughters, is passionate about leveraging her voice and the power of Kimberly-Clark and its Kotex® brand to educate people about menstruation and challenge damaging period perceptions that hold women back from achieving their full potential.
Compared with most of its peers, Canada’s high school dropout rate, at about 10%, is low. Yet, for tens of thousands of youth, succeeding and staying in school can be a challenge. In low-income communities, youth face significant barriers — financial instability, lack of educational resources and support, and language barriers to name a few — to graduating from high school.
Two schools boast dedicated spaces for sustainability and science education
NEW YORK, May 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ — On April 28 and 29, South Bronx Early College Academy (SBECA) and The Longwood Academy of Discovery celebrated the official opening of their hydroponic-farm classrooms. Representatives from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club and NY Sun Works joined school staff and students for the ribbon-cutting, informative tour of the hydroponic systems, and sampling of leafy greens and fresh herbs they helped grow from seed to harvest in each of the classrooms.
The Bank's commitment will enable 50 YMCA Alternative Suspension program sites to support students across Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, New Brunswick, and Quebec
TORONTO, May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced a community investment of $2.15 million to the YMCA Alternative Suspension (AS) program, an initiative founded on the principle that traditional suspensions from school are missed opportunities for students, their families, their school, and their community. The program acts as a catalyst for positive behavioural change helping students improve their school experience, stay in school, and graduate high school.
With the mission of forging greater educator effectiveness and equity, non-profit New Teacher Center (NTC) has been working for two decades on establishing a comprehensive professional learning program. With Cisco’s support, NTC launched their innovative Responsive Relationships Program.
With the growing awareness of issues such as climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution flows and topics like social justice, sustainability moves into the central focus of businesses and regulators around the world. Universities are adding modules and embedding sustainability into their curriculums. One such module is the University of St.Gallen’s (Switzerland) Asia Compact course on “Sustainability in Singapore and Southeast Asia, part of the Masters of General Management program.
The initiative launched by Ethan and David Liddiard Group in collaboration with Blancco aims to improve digital inclusion by providing access to devices for Australia’s Indigenous community
Australia, May, 10 2022 /3BL Media/ - Blancco Australasia PTY LTD, the industry standard in data erasure and mobile device diagnostics, today announced it has partnered with Ethan Indigenous PTY LTD, to provide equal opportunities to young Indigenous Australians, enabling them to transition to economic independence through education, and employment in the IT industry.