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The JetBlue Foundation and The Nantucket Project Support the Rwanda Girls Initiative

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In celebration of Women’s History Month, JetBlue and The JetBlue Foundation are bringing attention to the great work being done by the Rwandan Girls Initiative (RGI) whose mission is to educate and empower the girls of Rwanda to reach their highest potential.

Bechtel Executive Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Barbara Rusinko becomes the first female Bechtel employee to receive the honor and the 17th in the company’s 120-year history.
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RESTON, Va., March 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Bechtel senior vice president Barbara Rusinko has been elected to the 2018 class of the National Academy of Engineering, the organization has announced. Rusinko becomes the first female Bechtel employee to receive the honor and the 17th in the company’s 120-year history.

Q&A with NRG's Amanda Wisinski About #IntroduceAGirlToEngineeringDay

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Meet Amanda Wisinski, she's been with NRG since 2008 bringing electrical engineering expertise to our plant management. 

Q: What is your role at NRG? 

A: Operations Manager and Electrical Engineer at Waukegan Power Plant

Q: Have you always been interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math? 

Growing up I loved math, it is the universal language, 2 apples in the USA is 2 apples in China, there are no hidden meanings behind it, it’s just 2. 

International Women’s Day: Three Simple Ways We Can All #PressforProgress for Women in STEM

Inspiring the next generation of female science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) leaders
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By Mary Snapp, Corporate Vice President and Lead for Microsoft Philanthropies

Women around the world are taking to the streets on International Women’s Day to urge faster progress on gender parity in economic opportunity, education and other important issues. The theme this year, #PressforProgress, is perfectly tuned to the challenges society faces.

The Scully Effect: Celebrating the X-Files’ Enduring Character Dana Scully and the Scientific Phenomenon She Inspired

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One of the longest-running science fiction series in network TV history, FOX’s The X-Files follows FBI special agents Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) and Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) as they investigate unexplained cases set aside by the government. A medical doctor and realist, Agent Scully is the foil to Agent Mulder’s conspiracy theorist character, and served as an early example of a strong female TV protagonist who inspired a generation of women to pursue careers in the sciences and law enforcement.

Viacom Women On Tech Leadership at Any Level

by Stephany Abreu
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With hackathons, futuristic workspaces and mentorship programs, Viacom is a veritable technology trailblazer in the media industry. One of the reasons why the company is excelling? Female leadership.

Here’s How To Turn Your Passion For STEM Into An Exciting Career

By Erin Kelly
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'Women in STEM’ is a hot topic in today’s news cycle, as more and more individuals are recognizing the gender gap associated with professions in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) industries. As the movement to get girls involved in STEM fields gains momentum, it’s equally important to understand why this change is so important.

Women Rock-IT: Accelerate Your Start-Up with Emotional Technology

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This blog was guest-written by Kathy Xiaosi Gong, CEO and co-founder of WafaGames. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Social Entrepreneurs Using Tech to Solve Global Problems” session of the Women Rock-IT series on November 16th.

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This blog was guest-written by Kathy Xiaosi Gong, CEO and co-founder of WafaGames. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Social Entrepreneurs Using Tech to Solve Global Problems” session of the Women Rock-IT series on November 16th.

Labs Life: An Intern’s View of a Summer in HPE Research

By Aisha Syed, Intern, Networking and Mobility lab
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Summer just ended and along with it my wonderful experience interning at Hewlett Packard Labs in Palo Alto. But thankfully I have some great memories to remember it by, from working with some really talented teammates to helping get local kids interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Being a Labs intern turned out to be much more fun than just sitting in a cube doing research. Our mentors and especially the intern coordinators arranged for us to have many opportunities for bonding with fellow interns and getting to know other researchers.

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