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Mastercard and Discovery Education Partner to Empower Girls With STEM Learning Through the Signature Girls4Tech™ Program

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SILVER SPRING, Md., April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ — With the goal of providing five million girls with an engaging STEM education by 2025, Mastercard has partnered with Discovery Education to launch the latest phase of the award-winning Girls4Tech initiative. Girls4Tech is Mastercard's signature science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) program geared towards giving girls in middle and high school access to STEM resources and career exploration tools with an emphasis on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cyber security.

Taylor County High School Students Team Up With Georgia-Pacific's Environmental Team From Foley Cellulose Mill

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Taylor County High School students spent the day with the environmental team from our Foley Cellulose Mill learning how to test water quality at three different points in the Fenholloway River. #GPintheWild

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How One STEM Mentor at 3M is Changing Girls' Lives

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During National Volunteer Week, we celebrate 3Mers who get involved to make a difference in their communities. 3Mers like Caroline Ylitalo, a division scientist in the Personal Safety Division who volunteers as a mentor for the next generation of scientists and engineers.

From math whiz to mentor: Caroline's journey

3M Sets New STEM Goal to Empower Underrepresented Individuals

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As part of our overall commitment to creating greater equity in our communities, business practices and workplaces, 3M is setting a new global, education-focused goal. The company will advance economic equity by creating five million unique STEM and Skilled Trades learning experiences for underrepresented individuals* by the end of 2025.

Dr. Reza Malehmir Wins 2020 Technical Achievement Award for AI and Asset Extraction

Using artificial intelligence to transform a data collection challenge into a competitive, flexible, and low-cost solution
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Dr. Reza Malehmir used artificial intelligence (AI) to fully automate data processing for a large provincial highway asset classification project, resulting in significant cost and time savings.

Dynamic Digital Resources for Educators and Students to Unlock the Power of the Genome

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Over 65 years ago, deoxyribonucleic acid (more commonly referred to as DNA) was discovered by a team of scientists led by Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, and James Watson. DNA impacts our lives each day, whether we realize it or not.  From helping us to understand and fight diseases like cancer to providing juries information to setting wrongly convicted prisoners free and a billion ways in between, DNA is a critical part of our lives.

#TtInspires: Michael Thatcher, Civil Engineering Group Leader and Project Manager

Implementing sustainable civil and environmental engineering practices through thoughtful solutions
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Michael Thatcher is a civil engineering group leader and project manager with Tetra Tech’s Resilient & Sustainable Infrastructure Division. He joined Tetra Tech in 2012 in Marlborough, Massachusetts, before transferring to Orlando, Florida, in 2016. Michael earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Hartford. He also is a registered Professional Engineer in Florida, a certified Construction Documents Technologist, and an Envision Sustainability Professional.

Engaging Women and Underrepresented Minorities in STEM Fields

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Diversity drives innovation and sparks fresh thinking, creativity and breakthrough ideas that are the lifeblood of our business and our industry. To this end, we support STEM education programs that aim to increase diversity within STEM fields. Our programs have a strong focus on supporting women and underrepresented minorities. We implement many different programs in the communities where we live and work, with the objective of ensuring STEM education is accessible to all.

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Inspiring the Next Generations of Inventors

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As a company of inventors, Qualcomm cares deeply about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). It is a part of who we are and the foundation for everything we do. Through our Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab ™ program, we aim to show students from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds that they can be part of inventing the wireless world of the future.

FinTech for Government: How Booz Allen and Federal Leaders Are Rethinking Administration and Regulation

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As fintech innovations like cryptocurrency impact everything from regulatory compliance to financial inclusion, government agencies are challenged to modernize their systems and keep up. Meanwhile, they must keep their existing finance-related activities efficiently running amid flat or reduced IT budgets, siloed systems, and aging legacy technologies.

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