Education for Women/Girls CSR News

FCA Foundation Invests $1.6 Million to Advance Educational Opportunities for Detroit-area Students

17 academic and nonprofit organizations receive FCA Foundation grants focused on education and helping Detroit youth grow and thrive
Press Release

November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, announced the recipients of its 2019 educational grants (totaling $1,650,000). The grantees, all of whom are focused on improving educational outcomes for Detroit-area students, provide a wide array of in-classroom, after school, summer and weekend programming.  

SunTrust Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant to Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington to Establish Makerspace

GLOW Academy’s SunTrust Foundation Makerspace provides hands-on creative area for girls to design, experiment, build and invent
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ATLANTA, Noveber 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ —The SunTrust Foundation today announced it has awarded a $500,000 grant to the Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington (GLOW) for a state-of-the-art makerspace in what is North Carolina’s only single-gender public charter school.

PayPal Employee GIVE Team Hosts 6th Annual ‘Girls in Tech’ Day in Chennai, India

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Each year, the PayPal employee GIVE Team in Chennai, India hosts a ‘Girls in Tech’ program that teaches useful tech skills and provides mentorship to young girls from disadvantaged backgrounds.

'Working Mother' Names GM One of the 2019 100 Best Companies

GM has also earned spots on the NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women, Best Companies for Multicultural Women and the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index
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October 25, 2019, /3BL Media/ - General Motors was recently named one of the 100 Best Companies by Working Mother. The 2019 winners were recognized for focusing on inclusive benefits for families, including gender-neutral parental leave, gradual phase-back after leave and accessible, affordable childcare.

Booz Allen’s Duvelza Saenz on Cyber, Leadership, and Shaping a Multicultural Tech Workforce

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Growing up, there were only two careers that interested Booz Allen Lead Associate Duvelza Saenz: cyber warrior or Xena the Warrior Princess. Lucky for the cyber world, Booz Allen, and the many women and girls Saenz mentors and supports, she went with the former.

A passion for bringing people together—including the next generation

“I enjoy the collaborative environment that Booz Allen encourages,” Saenz said. “We have awesome team members with unique backgrounds who are open to innovative ideas.”  

Changing Girls’ Lives Through STEM Education

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Imagine what the future might look like if you are a girl attending a school with limited access to rigorous math and science courses, enrichment programs that expose you to new possibilities, and a support system that encourages dreams and aspirations. Would you know and believe you had the ability to achieve the economic promise of a future career in the science and technology fields? Would this vision of your future be different if you were exposed to STEM careers or had a parent working in Silicon Valley?

Scotiabank Helps Replay Education Bring STEM Education to Young People

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Relay Education's mission is to educate, inspire and assist people in building a 100 per cent renewable energy future in Canada.
Learn how the organization is teaching youth and adults across the country about renewable energy and green careers. Scotiabank is the Youth Programs Sponsor, helping Relay Education reach over 18,000 young people.

The ‘Child of the Dump’ From ‘Girl Rising’ Is Now a College Grad

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When it opened in March 2013, the Intel-backed film “Girl Rising” helped kickstart a global movement around a mission to ensure that girls around the world are educated and empowered.

What you might not remember is, as part of that effort, Intel invested further by partnering with local non-governmental agencies (NGOs) to ensure each of the nine girls in the film — and many of their siblings — continued to receive quality education.

In honor of International Day of the Girl, we caught up with one of the nine girls featured in the film. So where are they now?

HP Inc. and Girl Rising Mark International Day of the Girl with Partnership to Empower 10 Million Students and Teachers

Three-year education partnership provides technology and curriculum in U.S., India and Nigeria
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Highlights:

  • Delivers educational content, technology, multimedia assets, activities and lesson plans to students and teachers.
  • Builds on HP’s global commitment to enable better learning outcomes for 100 million people by 2025.
  • Expands existing partnership with Girl Rising with the joint mission to change the way the world thinks about girls and education.
Press Release

Highlights:

  • Delivers educational content, technology, multimedia assets, activities and lesson plans to students and teachers.
  • Builds on HP’s global commitment to enable better learning outcomes for 100 million people by 2025.
  • Expands existing partnership with Girl Rising with the joint mission to change the way the world thinks about girls and education.

Qualcomm's Connect to Learn Program

Aiming to Improve Learning Outcomes of Underprivileged Girls in Myanmar
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The Connect To Learn program is a public-private partnership that brings mobile technology and 3G/4G-based Internet access to underserved schools in Myanmar, offering students the opportunity to leapfrog to a 21st century education. The program promotes universal access to quality secondary education by providing user-friendly learning devices for teachers and students to use in the classroom. The program delivers information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure and training to nearly 30,000 students and 310 teachers from 31 schools.

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