Do you remember what you did the summer before you started the 9th grade? It’s a bit hazy for me, but it probably involved a lot of whiffle ball, riding bikes, and going to the beach with my friends. I’m sure I had loads of fun, but would I call it a productive use of time? Well, maybe not.
On Sunday, July 12, her 18th birthday and the third annual Malala Day, Nobel Peace Prize winner and girls' education activist Malala Yousafzai--star of the upcoming Fox Searchlight documentary film He Named Me Malala--opened a new school for the young women of Syria who have been forced to leave their homes due to ongoing armed conflict. The school, based near the Syrian border in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, will welcome up to 200 girls ages 14 to 18.
New Scholarships Increase Pipeline of Underrepresented Individuals in the Tech Industry
DENVER, June 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – General Assembly (GA), the global educational institution building a community of entrepreneurs and professionals through instruction and opportunity in technology, business and design, today announced a $250,000 contribution from AT&T to expand GA’s “Opportunity Fund” scholarship program.
As a global news organization with more than 2,500 media professionals across 192 locations, Bloomberg recognizes the need to support and train the next generation of local journalists, and is committed to developing greater diversity in broadcasting talent.