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Intel Foundation in 'Million Girls Moonshot' for STEM Diversity

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The Intel Foundation, the STEM Next Opportunity Fund (legacy organization of the Robert N. Noyce Foundation), and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation are joining forces to launch the Million Girls Moonshot movement. Together with the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation’s after-school networks, Million Girls Moonshot aims to transform engineering and computer science learning opportunities for girls and their families.

Mariachi STEAM: Keeping Culture Alive Through STEM

A Mariachi STEAM summer camp provides underserved youth an opportunity to explore the magical connections between music and STEM.
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It’s amazing how many great ideas stem from just a single cup of coffee and a meaningful conversation. For Romanna Flores and Richard Flores (same last name, no relation), coffee wasn’t the only thing that brought them together, back in 2016, when they met at a cafeteria on Intel’s Hillsboro campus—it was a shared desire to do something more for their community.

“We were talking about how we both come from creative backgrounds,” says Romanna of that initial conversation, “and how our passion for creativity has evolved, and how it contributes to the work we’re doing now.”

Is Your Workplace Attractive To Generation Z?

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Barbara Whye, chief diversity & inclusion officer and VP of social impact and human resources, Intel discusses the results of a study undertaken by Intel investigating how to attract Generation Z into your workforce through diversity and inclusion if companies want to stay ahead of the curve.

Intel Travels To Africa To Closely Track Responsibly Sourced Tech Minerals

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Adam Schafer, Intel director of Supply Chain Sustainability, and Erin Mitchell, Intel's Responsible Minerals Program manager, spent a week in late 2019 crisscrossing Rwanda’s mineral-rich mountains. Schafer and Mitchell made the trip to fully understand the first part of a complex process that brings minerals from Africa to high-tech companies for use in their devices.

Reimagining an Internship Program in a Time of COVID-19

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As you know, 2020 has been a different sort of year.

When it came time to finalize the summer internship program, Intel’s Law & Policy team faced a decision: cancel or go virtual?

Given the importance of this program for the team’s goal to build out a robust network of exceptional diverse talent, organizers decided to hold a virtual summer program (motivated in part by the virtual initiative led by Sandra Rivera, Executive VP and Intel Chief People Officer).

Intel Launches Expanded Initiative to Help Underserved Students, School Districts Overcome COVID-19 Barriers

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Intel has convened a partnership group with First Book to launch the Creating Learning Connections Initiative, which is designed to fuel education by supporting students in Title I-eligible school districts affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program gives underserved students and educators access to critical tools and resources, including internet connectivity, technology devices and hands-on STEAM learning solutions.

A Call to Action for America's CEOs: Show Your Commitment to Inclusion of People With Disabilities

By Jill Houghton and Rod Martin
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As the U.S. celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) today, we offer a simple solution for CEOs to take a meaningful step forward in advancing inclusion for a segment of the U.S. population that totals more than 60 million people of every race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity—a minority group that anyone can join at any time.

To Catch a Poacher: How Our Engineers Brought AI Tech to the Fight Against the Illegal Wildlife Trade

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In the wildlife reserves of East Africa, elephants, rhinos, gorillas, and other large mammals are hunted by poachers. All that stands between these animals and harm’s way are small teams of park rangers and conservationists. The danger is very real for these species on the brink: A staggering 35,000 African elephants are killed each year, putting them just a decade away from extinction, according to the non-profit RESOLVE.

Extreme Volunteerism: Intel Principal Engineer Mike Espig Helps Coronavirus Patients Who Need It Most

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This was posted on behalf of Walden Kirsch.  Walden is a longtime Portland-area journalist. For the last 20 years, he has covered business and technology worldwide for Intel. 

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This was posted on behalf of Walden Kirsch.  Walden is a longtime Portland-area journalist. For the last 20 years, he has covered business and technology worldwide for Intel. 

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