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ON Semiconductor Supports Diversity in STEM

by Cassandra Savel
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As a leader in the quickly evolving technology industry, ON Semiconductor recognizes the need to prepare young people for the employment landscape of the future and to ensure that those involved come from diverse backgrounds. Active company initiatives such as STEM UP (one of our affinity network groups focused around science, technology, engineering and mathematics for underrepresented populations) and our global giving program have responded to this need by investing time and resources into the communities in which we do business. 

Keep America Beautiful Opens Applications for 2020/2021 National Youth Advisory Council

Service Learning and Leadership Development Program Available to 20 High School Students
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STAMFORD, Conn., May 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, is accepting applications for its 2020-2021 National Youth Advisory Council (YAC) through Friday, July 10, 2020.

Alexion Participates in 2020 I WISH Conference

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Please note that the activities highlighted in the following article took place prior to the current global health crisis.

One of the ways Alexion serves its communities is through volunteerism. Twenty employees from our College Park and Athlone sites in Ireland recently volunteered at the I WISH (Inspiring Women in STEM) 2020 Conference. I WISH is an initiative aimed at motivating and inspiring young women to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. 

Attend the 5th Annual Women Transforming Technology Conference on Tuesday May 5, 2020

Register to attend. Conference is virtual and free and keynote Speakers include Laura Dern, actress, producer, director and activist, and Kathryn Finney, CEO of digitalundivided
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PALO ALTO, Calif., April 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) has announced the sponsors for the fifth annual Women Transforming Technology (WT²) Conference, which will be held virtually on May 5, 2020. Along with VMware, this year’s sponsors include Cloudera, Ford Greenfield Labs, Rubrik, Toyota Research Institute, Workday, and Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab. The event is designed to continue the important conversation on championing and advancing women across the tech industry.

New Virtual Learning Response Fund Enlists the Private Sector to Support Remote Instruction During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

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SILVER SPRINGS, Md. Tuesday, April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To aid school systems implementing remote learning initiatives resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Discovery Education and the National Afterschool Association launched the Virtual Learning Response Fund. 

American Express Launches ‘Stand for Small’ Coalition to Support U.S. Small Businesses

New digital platform brings together more than 40 companies across multiple industries to provide meaningful support to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery efforts through 2020
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April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced it has established ‘Stand for Small,’ a coalition of more than 40 companies across media, technology, consumer goods, professional services, and many other industries, that have come together to provide meaningful support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of Covid-19.

Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge Opens to Inspire Virtual Collaboration Between Teachers, Students, and Parents

Contest Elevates Financial Literacy Learning with Opportunities for Schools to Win $10,000 For Educational Resources
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Wednesday, March 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale, and Discovery Education today opened the 4th annual Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge. This challenge enables communities to collaborate virtually, empowering students and local schools with financial literacy.

Open P-TECH Goes Live!

Free Tech and Professional Skills - Anytime, Anywhere.
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The newly released platform, Open P-TECH, is a free digital education experience launched by IBM to equip young people, aged 14-20, and educators with foundational knowledge about topics like cybersecurity, AI and cloud computing, plus professional skills like Design Thinking and Agile. 
 

Arrow Electronics Engineers Inspire Girls to Study Science at Girls and Science Event

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics Engineers Grace Doepker and Maddie Eyolfson provided aspiring young scientists with a sneak peek at life as an engineer at the 6th annual Girls and Science education event March 7.

Girls Tackle Engineering Challenge at Santa Rosa’ Keysight Technologies

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Caroline Huang and her four teammates had a breakthrough moment during an all-girl engineering competition Saturday at Keysight Technologies, the world’s largest electronics measurement company.

“Our circuit board did not work for the longest time,” she said. “It just started working.”

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