A key company benefit gave Team of Experts rep Qadirah Bridgeman the boost she needed to fulfill a dream.
By Jason Adams
Qadirah Bridgeman has long had a passion for higher learning. After she graduated college with a B.S. in political studies from Adelphi University, she won a summer fellowship in public policy at Harvard.
At 22, she was well on her way to law school and fulfilling her dream of becoming a lawyer.
And then, as it so often does, life intervened. “I got pregnant and started my family,” she says now. “I realized how important it was for me to be there for them.” Which meant putting her own dream on hold, to help create new ones for her children.
Science ATL Inc. has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the International Paper Foundation. Funds will support Science ATL’s programs to strengthen youth engagement and leadership in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
It’s open house at Frazier Middle School in the rolling hills of rural Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, and the classrooms buzz with excitement. Students launch miniature hot air balloons, scrutinize contents of a robotics kit and propel paper hovercraft across floors. A short drive south, in the community of Grindstone, high school students design and build portable speakers in a fabrication lab. And across the country, in the flatlands of western Texas, Odessa College students assemble robotic cars designed to protect an egg placed inside during a robot duel.
Change is the one constant. Our learning tools must keep up with, even anticipate what learners need. Consider, “By 2030, as many as 375 million workers globally will have to master fresh skills as their current jobs evolve alongside the rise of automation and AI-capable machines.”
Mexico is the largest Spanish-speaking economy in Latin America and has one of the region’s fastest growing tech industries. More than one-third of our population is under 25 years old, and we graduate over 120,000 engineers a year. VC activity is strong, with an increase of 61% in the number of deals over 2017.
Popcorn for the People will be served at various locations throughout Lincoln Financial Field with a portion of the proceeds supporting the Eagles Autism Foundation
To help combat the unemployment rate in the autism community, the Eagles Autism Foundation and Aramark, the Philadelphia Eagles food and beverage partner at Lincoln Financial Field, have teamed up with Popcorn for the People, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating meaningful employment for those with autism and developmental