The career field of Data Analytics is growing so fast that industry experts anticipate a shortage of at least 200,000 data analysts to fill corporate data analyst jobs by 2018. That’s one of the reasons IBM and our partners Corporate America Supports You and the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network are working together to help returning veterans capitalize on their technical aptitude and professional experience by transitioning to corporate employment as Advanced Data Analysts.
It’s the year the Internet of Things (IoT) got some ink in the dictionary. It’s the year IoT and the technology that fuels it began truly transforming our daily lives and environment. And it’s the year AT&T established a major goal using that technology to enhance the world we all share.
IBM and the Peace Corps have entered a landmark public-private partnership that will combine the strengths of both organizations to benefit communities around the world. Through this partnership, IBM Corporate Service Corps participants will serve in short-term, high-impact pro bono consulting assignments through the Peace Corps Response program. The partnership's combination of grassroots networks with multinational reach will help speed essential assistance to where it's needed most.
At its 25th Anniversary Celebration in November, PYXERA Global recognized IBM, the Peace Corps, FSG and Lynka CEO John Lynch "for their work pioneering new global engagement practices that inclusively and sustainably improve lives and livelihoods worldwide."
The following is an excerpt of the release by Katie Levey (Director, Media Relations, PYXERA Global):
On the heels of the U.N.’sadoption in late September of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030, an Asia Pacific volunteering alliance recently convened a forum for hundreds of youth and development partners from northeast Asia at the Korea Council on Foreign Relations in Seoul.
The Ministry of Education and Science in Kenya recently launched the national roll out of Teachers TryScience. This is hugely significant for Kenya where they note that "The future prosperity of Kenya depends on young people choosing STEM related subjects." Currently only 2% of students study STEM subjects at tertiary level.
Awardees Recognized at 25th Anniversary Gala Celebration Dinner
Washington, D.C., November 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Celebrating 25 years of re-inventing the way the private, public and social sectors collaborate to create a better world, PYXERA Global will present the inaugural Purposeful Global Engagement Pioneer Awards on November 12, 2015. Among those being recognized are IBM, the Peace Corps, FSG (The Shared Value Initiative), and John Lynch, Co-Founder and CEO of Lynka.
On November 10-12, more than 200 leaders and innovators will come together in Washington DC for the Global Engagement Forum. The event will engage leading voices from the public, private, and social sectors to explore the potential for partnership and collaboration to advance the Sustainable Development Goals.
On the morning of November 12, tune in for a live broadcast from the Knight Studio at the Newseum from 10am-1pm EST. Go to www.pyxeraglobal.org on the day of the broadcast to tune in.
In a series of conversations and flash chats, we’ll amplify for a global audience the key lessons and commitments of the previous two days. If you register to attend the Forum today, you’ll have the chance to be live in the studio with us!