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Companies Commemorate International Women’s Day 2020

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This Sunday (March 8) marks International Women’s Day - a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Meet the Reinventor: Yamilée Toussaint Beach, Founder of STEM from Dance

This engineer and dancer is on a mission to empower more black and Latina girls to explore technology through dance.
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By Garage Staff 

Yamilée Toussaint Beach is easily described as a polymath. Growing up on Long Island, she excelled in math and science in school, and after class dedicated herself to jazz, ballet, and modern dance. 

“Pursuing engineering was just as possible for me as becoming a dancer or a writer or anything in the humanities,” she says. “I think a large part is the fact that both my parents have STEM-related (science, technology, engineering, and math) professions.” Now both retired, her father was a mechanical engineer, and her mother was a lab technician.

Connect to Learn: 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.

Nurturing the Next Generation of Engineers

by Jay Alexander, CTO of Keysight Technologies
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As part of Engineers Week, this past Saturday Keysight’s Santa Rosa, CA headquarters hosted our annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) event. We’ve been doing these for over 15 years now, and this one was the best yet! 100 girls and young women from 6th through 12th grades gathered for six hours of fun, team-based learning, where the project involved radio transmissions, secret codes, cryptexes, and a competition to discover the name of a famous female engineer.

JetBlue Foundation e-Newsletter: 2019 Year in Review

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Inspiring the future of aviation is a responsibility that the JetBlue Foundation takes very seriously. No other airline has gone on record to solely focus on supporting aviation education. Our goal is to increase access to this industry we love so much.

Employee Assistance: Help in All Its Many Forms

From mental health and well-being to financial assistance after natural disasters, Medtronic helps employees, every step of the way.
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Medtronic employees drive every aspect of our life-saving work. That’s why we’re committed to supporting them in every aspect of their lives. The Medtronic Employee Assistance Program (MEAP) acts as the foundation of that commitment by providing employees around the world free, confidential support to help with nearly any work-related or personal situation.

Safe Tech Cybersecurity Kit for Kids and Families

Have The Talk today to stay safe online!
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Have you been up to date on how to protect yourself and your devices? Test your cybersecurity know-how with this quiz and activity kit today! Perfect for kids and families. 

Navajo Women Entrepreneurs Graduate From Freeport-McMoRan’s Free Online Business Training Program

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March 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Project DreamCatcher, Freeport-McMoRan’s free online business training program designed to create economic opportunities for women entrepreneurs, recently graduated 16 Navajo women from the Navajo Nation in New Mexico.

DreamCatcher is part of the DreamBuilder project, which is a partnership between the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Introducing The Ambition Project by American Express

An open letter from the six women of the American Express Executive Committee reflects on the company’s progress, shares new commitments and programs and calls on leaders everywhere to proudly back women’s ambition.
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February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Over the past two days, the six of us hosted our fourth Global Women’s Conference. Through a variety of fireside chats, workshops and networking events, we united nearly 250 of the company’s top executives around a common goal – to find meaningful ways to continue advocating for women’s advancement.

Beyond this, the conference was a time to celebrate the incredible strides women and men have made together at American Express.

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