How I became a techie: Kiva Allgood


"Tech is my passion." -Kiva Allgood

My passion for technology and science actually started when I was a kid. I'm one of five kids, and I am the only girl. So I have had the pleasure of blowing up things and setting off rockets and doing kind of all of those guys' things since I was a little girl.

Shaping Innovation Through Play

By Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation, AT&T

Celebrating a Nation of Makers


Try to remember the most memorable moment from science class and you’ll probably think of the time your teacher had you build a rocket or make ice cream in a plastic bag. It’s these types of hands on “making” experiences that inspire creativity in students and spark interest in STEM careers.  

Village Capital Launches Venture Development Program to Bridge the Skills Gap Between Education and Employment

13 startups from 8 states selected to participate; two ventures will secure US $150,000 total in funding through peer review

Washington, DC – Today Village Capital in collaboration with AT&T, as part of AT&T Aspire, announced the full cohort of entrepreneurs participating in Village Capital’s “Education: US 2016,” a venture development program to support early-stage entrepreneurs bridging the skills gap between education and employment. The full cohort is listed below.

Science Ed: What Students Want

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As part of the Amgen Foundation’s commitment to inspire the next generation of scientists, we partnered with Change the Equation to conduct a survey to better understand what motivates U.S. high school students to pursue a science education. The report, titled “Students on STEM: More Hands-on, Real-World Experiences,” shows that students want additional opportunities that will inspire them to explore careers in scientific fields, and teachers are uniquely positioned to stimulate students’ interest in STEM.

Booz Allen Hamilton Named a Top Employer for Veterans


Booz Allen Hamilton has again been included on Forbes magazine’s list of the Top 15 Employers for Veterans.

To determine the top employers for veterans, Forbes worked with compensation information site Payscale to measure which companies are hiring the most veterans for work in which military experience is highly relevant. Within the list, companies are ranked by how many veterans they employ.

Career Focus: Epidemiology in Pharma and Biotech


When you think of epidemiology, you may picture a team of health professionals working to track an outbreak of infection. But an entirely different kind of scientific sleuthing is done within pharma and biotech companies.

Aramark Earns a Place on the 2016 DiversityInc 25 Noteworthy Companies for Diversity List

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NEW YORK, April 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, earned a place on the 2016 25 Noteworthy Companies for Diversity list, DiversityInc announced during diversity and inclusion’s keystone event held at Cipriani Wall Street on Tuesday, April 19.

Meet the Scientist: Margaret Chu-Moyer’s Unexpected Path to Biotech


This profile is a part of the Amgen Foundation’s “Meet the Scientists” series, where we invite students and teachers to learn more about a scientist at Amgen and the work they do to create lifesaving medicines. Join the conversation by sharing your own experiences with @AmgenFoundation and @Amgen.

Amgen Scholars Alumni Careers: Working at a Small Liberal Arts School


Finishing up graduate school and looking for that first job? It’s only natural to set your sights on a postdoctoral research position, ideally at a large research institution. But, if you have a passion for teaching, you might consider an alternative: a career at a small liberal arts institution where you can still host your own research program, albeit at a smaller scale.


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