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Tsinghua University Amgen Scholars Program 2019

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Amgen Scholars at the Tsinghua University consists of eight weeks of intensive research program in a wide range of fields in biomedical sciences. The accepted applicants will join a faculty’s laboratory and involve in one or more specific research projects. Each Scholar will have a faculty member as his/her mentor. In addition, a postdoc, a technician or a graduate student will be assigned to train and assist the student in the lab.

Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab ™ Inspiring the Next Generation of Inventors

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At Qualcomm, we believe in the power of technology. For decades, our innovations have transformed entire industries, improved lives, and addressed many of society’s biggest challenges. With the world becoming increasingly connected, we have a tremendous opportunity to shape a better future. We understand that the success of our business is fundamentally connected to the well-being of our world. We focus our efforts in four key areas where we believe we can have the biggest impact — Purposeful Innovation, STEM Education, Responsible Business, and Our People.

Marie Cyr: From Engineering Pioneer to Mill Manager

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In 1995, Marie Cyr became Windsor Mill’s first female engineer when she accepted a job as a project engineer two years after graduating from L’Ecole Polytechnique (now Polytechnique Montréal) with a degree in mechanical engineering.

Full STEAM Ahead for Girls

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“We’re all human so we should be treated equally.”

Those are the thoughts of two of the more than 50 girls who spent the day with Stanley Black & Decker mentors at the Silverstone University Technical College in the United Kingdom to learn about the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) education.

The mission of the day: Encourage students to consider STEAM careers as well as inspiring the next generations of female leaders in this field.

Qualcomm™ and FIRST™: A Long-Term Collaboration to Foster Tomorrow’s Innovators

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At Qualcomm, we believe in the power of technology. For decades, our innovations have transformed entire industries, enriched lives and addressed many of society’s biggest challenges. With the world becoming increasingly connected, we have a tremendous opportunity to shape a better future. We understand that the success of our business is fundamentally connected to the well-being of our world. We focus our efforts in four key areas where we believe we can have the biggest impact — Purposeful Innovation, STEM Education, Responsible Business, and Our People. 

P&G teams with GE Aviation to encourage girls to pursue STEM careers

By Barrett J. Brunsman
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Procter & Gamble Co. and GE Aviation were among local businesses that encouraged more than 200 girls in grades six through nine to pursue careers in science via an all-day workshop on Nov. 20 at the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal.

The tagline for the day is Space to be Me, and events will include building rockets.

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
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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.

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