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Rewarding Careers for Women in Tech

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by Acacia Carr, Web Developer and Author of Uncommon Creative

The future is fast upon us as the stuff of science fiction becomes our daily lives. Technology has evolved at a speed none could have predicted. Smart phones, tablets, autonomous vehicles, drones, Bitcoin, bots, Alexa…the rise of Big Tech, and the advent of AI. There is virtually no part of daily life on Earth that has not yet been hit by the sonic waves of the tech boom. How we live, connect, learn, transact, identify, express, sustain, and find our way has all changed in the blink of an eye.

Bloomberg Philanthropies to Donate Additional $25 Million to End Polio

Donation follows Bloomberg’s $100 million contribution to polio eradication efforts in 2013
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Donation follows Bloomberg’s $100 million contribution to polio eradication efforts in 2013 and is one of three new commitments to polio eradication from private donors totaling $70 million

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Donation follows Bloomberg’s $100 million contribution to polio eradication efforts in 2013 and is one of three new commitments to polio eradication from private donors totaling $70 million

Billionaires Pony Up More Funds in Fight to Eradicate Polio

Michael Bloomberg, Ray Dalio lead $70 million infusion into effort backed by Gates Foundation
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Originally posted on Wall Street Journal

Bill Gates is getting help from some fellow billionaire philanthropists as he and other health leaders work to overcome setbacks that have delayed the eradication of polio despite a recent sharp decline in the number of cases.

Bloomberg TV's The David Rubenstein Show

Peer to peer conversations
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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com 

What makes a great leader? How can leadership be developed into a force for true achievement? The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations explores successful leadership through the personal and professional choices of the most influential people in business.

The Smart Bet is on a Clean Energy Future

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by Doug Arent, Executive Director, Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis 

Power systems and the investment landscape are changing. Both at home and around the world, the ways that we produce and consume electricity and arrange fuel transportation are evolving.

As Simple, or Perhaps Complicated, as Flicking a Switch

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You know what’s fun? Reminiscing about old, iconic commercials is fun. You’ve got your “Beef, It’s What’s for Dinner,” the California Raisins dancing across your screen, and some excessively persistent kid giving a limping and clearly frustrated “Mean Joe” Greene of the Pittsburgh Steelers a Coca-Cola in exchange for his sweaty, disgusting football jersey. Ahhhhhhhh, good times.

Ideagen – “Where the World’s Leading Organizations Convene to Innovate and Collaborate"

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NEW YORK, March 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Ideagen 100, a cross-sector, collective impact member network where the world’s leading corporations, NGO’s, and public sector organizations convene to innovate and collaborate, hosted its latest quarterly summit at the United Nations today focused on the theme, Empowering Women & Girls - a 50-50 Planet.

Renewable Energy Storage Solutions Go Grid Scale- The Minute

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The adoption of renewable energy on a large scale by utilities has been on hold, waiting for a breakthrough to solve the biggest problem for large-scale use: how to store energy produced by wind and solar power for those times when the wind doesn’t blow and the sun doesn’t shine? Without the ability to store excess energy from variable renewable generators during peak production times, utilities have been unable to deploy them on a commercial, financially viable scale. Grid-sized batteries have been tried, but they are expensive and have a short life span.

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