Education for Women/Girls CSR News

HP Inc. & the African Union Commission Sign a MOU to Collaborate for the Development of Entrepreneurial Skills in Africa

The Memorandum of Understanding sets out that both parties will drive online platforms to support and enhance education in Africa.
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South Africa, September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – HP Inc. in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster entrepreneurial learning in Africa. The aim of the MoU is to further cement the collaboration between these two parties in building entrepreneurial skills across the continent and to leverage HP Foundation’s Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE).

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.

Celebrating and Cultivating the Next Generation: Booz Allen and Women In Defense

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Women in Defense (WID) represents members from defense organizations of every size, all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, government agencies, academia, think tanks, associations, and professional services. Each year, the WID Scholar program awards scholarships to women pursuing degrees in areas ranging from STEM, law and public policy—each with the potential to carve a career path in the defense industry.

New Social and Emotional Learning Initiative from the Dove Self-Esteem Project and Discovery Education Boosts Pre-Teen Confidence

'Amazing Me’ Elementary School Initiative Offers Research-Based Curriculum Resources for Educators, Students, and Families
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Thursday, September 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Research finds that 70-80% of girls do not share their opinions or try out for extracurricular activities due to low body confidence. Poor body image also negatively impacts academics, making it difficult to concentrate in class or participate in class discussions.

Free & Fun Resources That Connect Students to Careers

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From the impacts of artificial intelligence to unexpected global events like COVID-19, the job market keeps changing. Keep students on the path to success with content that explores the wide world of work. Help students pursue their passions and uncover innovative careers in exciting industries with Discovery Education’s immersive career exploration resources made for middle and high school. 

Arrow Electronics Sponsors Junior Achievement Initiative for K-12 Students in Economically Disadvantaged Communities

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics is supporting a Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) initiative that will deliver increased programming to K-12 students in economically disadvantaged communities in Denver. The effort is designed to promote equitable access to critical finance, career and entrepreneurial education.

ON Semiconductor Grant Provides Sustainable STEAM Training to Educators

Written by Cassandra Savel, Corporate Social Responsibility Intern
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As Arizona schools begin the new school year, ON Semiconductor is here to help. Educators and students alike are facing new challenges on top of an already stressed education system. Faced with declining budgets, public school teachers in the United States spend, on average, nearly $480 a year out of their own pocket to pay for school supplies needed in their classrooms.

Keysight: Boosting Diversity Is Vital for European Competitiveness

By Shidah Ahmad
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Making European electronics industries more inclusive is a competitive business strategy says Shidah Ahmad, vice president and general manager at Keysight Technologies.

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Making European electronics industries more inclusive is a competitive business strategy says Shidah Ahmad, vice president and general manager at Keysight Technologies.

Moody's Congratulates the Participants in Girls Who Code Who Completed Their Summer Immersion Program

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Congrats again to the 40 participants from  who completed our 2020 Summer Immersion Program. Thank you to our volunteers, staff and teachers for your support. Together we’re helping to close the gender gap in tech. We’ll leave you with these words of encouragement from our CIO, Mona Breed, and board member, Kathy Hill.

Violet Takes Flight

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Our ORD Polaris Lounge recently hosted a virtual book launch for Violet Takes Flight, by author Kenyatta Scott and aviation educator Tammera L. Holmes. The story follows Violet on her first plane ride where she meets the pilot, a Black female role model who looks just like her.

Find out more about the Violet book series here!

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