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How ‘Hidden Figures’ Inspires Women in STEM Fields

By Joanna Geraghty
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In my role at JetBlue, I see firsthand how important science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are to shaping future generations of leaders. Most of the critical functions of JetBlue require STEM, including aircraft flight, repair, and routing.

Black Women and STEM: How Hidden Figures is Inspiring a New Generation

By: Gerri Mason Hall
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On February 26th movie fans all over the world tuned into the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, better known as the Oscars, where the best films of 2016 were honored. La La Land has received a record 14 Oscar nominations, but it’s another film and its story that is gathering much critical acclaim and popular following.

Who builds LA? GIRLS!

Written By Amgen Foundation Staff
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On a January morning, a team of Amgen scientists traveled to the University of Southern California to spend time with 10,000 young women from Los Angeles County schools through the LA Promise Fund’s Girls Build LA Initiative. Amgen’s “Selfie with a Scientist” booth provided a forum for a few of our female scientists to interact with an eager, bright and inspiring group of young women. With a line around the corner, the students tried on lab coats, donned safety glasses, and handled models of virus, bacteria, proteins and other biological structures.

21st Century Fox and AMC Theatres Celebrate Black History Month With Free Screenings of “Hidden Figures” in Communities Across the Country

Community groups invited to apply for additional screenings in their towns
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NEW YORK, and LEAWOOD, Kan., February 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ –  In celebration of Black History Month, 21st Century Fox and AMC Theatres are joining forces to provide free screenings of Academy Award nominated film “Hidden Figures” in communities across the country. The film – starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe – tells the 'untold' story of three African American female NASA mathematicians during the Space Race of the 1960's.

It’s Time for Women to Shine Like Diamonds in the Digital Economy

by Juliette Gimenez, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer of Goxip
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This blog was guest-written by Juliette Gimenez, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer of Goxip. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “She Started IT” session of the Women Rock-IT series on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

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This blog was guest-written by Juliette Gimenez, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer of Goxip. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “She Started IT” session of the Women Rock-IT series on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

Fox and LA Promise Fund Screen ‘Hidden Figures’ for 10,000 Girls in Los Angeles

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Nearly 10,000 young women from middle and high schools across Los Angeles County gathered at the University of Southern California’s Galen Center on January 10 for an exclusive screening of Hidden Figures, the hit film from 20th Century Fox that tells the true story of three female African American mathematicians who played crucial roles in the Space Race of the 1960’s.

21CF and Pepsico Award $200,000 Scholarships to Women in Stem as Part of ‘The Search for Hidden Figures’ Contest

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21st Century Fox and PepsiCo, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), have named Yuna Shin from Bothell, Washington, and Joy Bualamwini from Cambridge, Massachusetts, as the two grand prize winners of “The Search for Hidden Figures,” a contest awarding scholarships to young women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

PepsiCo and 21st Century Fox Announce the Two Grand Prize Winners in "The Search For Hidden Figures" Contest

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PURCHASE, N.Y., January 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - PepsiCo and 21st Century Fox, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), are proud to announce the two grand prize winners from "The Search for Hidden Figures" scholarship contest.  Inspired by Fox's "Hidden Figures", this program actively engaged the next generation of female leaders in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and received more than 7,300 submissions from students across the country.

First Lady Hosts DC Students for Screening of Fox’s ‘Hidden Figures’ to Celebrate Decades of Women in Space Exploration

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Middle and high-school students from Washington, D.C. area schools gathered at the White House on December 15 for a private screening of Hidden Figures, the new film from Fox 2000 following three female African American engineers who played crucial roles in the 1960s Space Race. Stars Taraji P.

21CF and the Paley Center Screen 'Hidden Figures' for High School Students, Host Panel Discussion on Women in STEM

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Nearly 200 New York City high school students gathered at the Paley Center for Media on December 10 to celebrate Hidden Figures, the highly anticipated feature from 20th Century Fox revealing the untold story of three African American women who played major roles in the Space Race of the 1960s. The students were treated to an exclusive advance screening of the film and heard from members of the cast and crew, as well as female leaders in STEM fields, during a panel discussion about why it's critical that stories like these are told.

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