Each year, US Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine recognizes “bright men and women who are shaping the future of engineering, science, and technology.” Since 2005, more than 100 Booz Allen employees have been recognized by the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA).
Donation Represents the Largest Single Contribution in the College’s History
RACINE, Wis., February 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced it is donating $5.5 million to Gateway Technical College (Gateway) to create the SC Johnson STEM Scholars Pathway, a program dedicated to providing women and people of color, who have historically been underrepresented in STEM industries, and those with limited means the opportunity to gain a four-year degree in STEM-related career fields.
From drones and self-driving cars to supersonic and hypersonic vehicles, modern technology has transformed the way the world thinks about transportation. But these advancements have also presented complex challenges for government leaders to navigate.
As the world adjusts to the new realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, cyber threats continue to grow in both impact and frequency. The increased adoption of digital technologies has expanded attack surfaces; simultaneously ransomware operators are refining their business models to generate maximum returns.
Angelica Cortez Vega always knew she wanted to work in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). She dreamed of being a math teacher, managing the business side of STEM or even becoming an astronaut.
“It turns out that there are actually height requirements to be an astronaut,” Cortez Vega said. “That ruled out that career choice for me, so I began to explore other career options — all on Earth.”
Self-driving vehicles and smart assistants like Siri and Alexa make artificial intelligence (AI) a feature of daily life. Behind the scenes, AI is having a significant impact on America’s cities, their economies and workforces.
Through modernization initiatives, federal health agencies are using the cloud, DevOps, artificial intelligence (AI), and more to serve their constituents. During COVID-19, these initiatives collecting critical data and delivering vital services were tested like never before. The changes in telehealth, contact tracing, and electronic health record systems were transformational, all while laying the foundation for the health care of tomorrow.
“As Scouts, we have to be smart, cautious, and aware when navigating the internet…just as we need to be smart, cautious, and aware when safely navigating mountain trails.” -Booz Allen Senior Vice President Jennie Brooks
In October, Booz Allen served as the Presenting Sponsor of the first-ever virtual Fast Company Innovation Festival, with firm leaders joining compelling panel discussions on innovation, cybersecurity, the space race, and the future of recreation. Join us as we recap these timely conversations in a dedicated series of posts.