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UNCF Dallas Recognizes Kimberly-Clark Foundation for Helping Students Achieve College Success

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The Kimberly-Clark Foundation proudly accepted the 2021 Masked Award last month during the Dallas United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Mayor’s Masked Ball. The black-tie gala is an annual signature fundraising event that raises thousands of dollars for North Texas minority students so they can achieve college success.

Duke Energy Commits $300,000 to Support Internship Programs for Minority College Students

Four organizations receive grants to fund internships. Scholarships aim to create opportunities for careers in energy, government, law, politics.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Duke Energy Foundation today announced a three-year, $300,000 commitment to support internships for college students of color to jumpstart more career opportunities in energy, government, law and politics.

The Social Justice of Education: An Interview With the CEO of New Teacher Center

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Social justice in education is about making sure there is equity in every classroom – and that type of environment starts with the teacher. New Teacher Center (NTC) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving student learning for systemically underserved students by increasing educator effectiveness.

When Women Succeed, We All Succeed

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International Women’s Day, annually held on the 8th March, is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, but the day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. At Bayer, we have the privilege to co-lead our global Business Resource Group GROW which stands for Growing Representation and Opportunities for Women. In these roles, we would like to use the platform of our CEO to celebrate IWD 2021.

"Our families, our communities, and our companies are better when diversity wins"

Drexel Solutions Institute and Merck Launch Leadership Program for Diverse Suppliers

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Drexel University announced a collaboration with Merck & Co., Inc., on a new initiative that will help diverse business owners enhance their leadership and business acumen and strengthen and grow their companies. The inaugural cohort of the newly launched “Merck Drexel Advanced Leadership Program for Diverse Suppliers (Merck Drexel ALP)” began coursework for the four-month certificate program last week.

STEM for Girls: Shaping Women's Education and Careers in India

By Jasbir Kaur and Neha Parti
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It is well understood that Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills are critical to enhance employability across industries in India and around the world. The country’s National Science Foundation predicts that 80 percent of jobs in the next decade will require STEM skills, and IBM estimates that STEM careers will offer 24 percent higher pay and longevity in the future.

Hershey Invests $1.5 Million In The Thurgood Marshall College Fund

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HERSHEY, Pa., Dec. 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced it will invest $1.5 million in the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) to establish a scholarship endowment, with the goal to increase that to $3 million over the next ten years.  The endowment will be used for students pursuing degrees in food science in TMCF-member-schools, which include public colleges that provide advanced education for underrepresented populations.  

Keysight Technologies Extends Commitment to FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

College establishes new Measurement and Instrumentation Lab to support education of under-represented minority talent
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The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering today announced that Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, has donated electronic engineering measurement equipment to establish a new Measurement and Instrumentation Laboratory.

Logitech Amplifies the Voices Transforming Education

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Logitech’s Defy Logic global brand campaign showcases creators, artists, and activists defying expectations and pushing boundaries. As a brand that celebrates innovation and great ideas, Logitech inspires a new generation of creators, makers, and doers who are ready to do great things and defy logic.

New Lessons for Remote Education

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Students and teachers were forced to adapt to online learning this past year. The pivot gave them a chance to rethink how we teach - and how we learn.

Education was one of the pandemic’s first casualties. When schools closed overnight, students and teachers switched to virtual classrooms—a massive social experiment that hasn’t been easy on anyone. But it also revealed opportunities to rethink the ways in which we teach and what is most valuable in education.

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