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Women In Tech - A Recap of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

By Christine Jorgensen
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About 150 employees from Qualcomm Technologies – engineers, program and product managers, IT administrators, programmers, a few VPs and our CIO – attended The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) in Houston last month. 

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How I Became a Techie: Hugo Romero

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“If you’re going to be in this field, you always need to want to make the world better.” — Hugo Romero

Proud to Be a Girl Who Codes

By Brienna Carter, 2016 Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program participant
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Coding is something I’ve wanted to do, since I was a kid obsessed with computers. Earlier this year, I applied for Girls Who Code’s Summer Immersion Program in New York.

Ideagen Global Challenge - Empowering Women & Girls

Ideagen Global Challenge - Empowering Women & Girls - Idea-gen.com
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August 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On May 19, 2016, Ideagen launched the Ideagen Global Ideation Challenge with the vital premise centered on health, education, and the empowerment of women and girls.  "We have been enthusiastic supporters of Ideagen from its inception", Dr Kiko Suarez, vice president of Lumina Foundation, said.  "Using crowdsourcing platforms like InnoCentive allows our foundation to contribute to the success of our partners in an innovative way".

Big Ideas Come From Growing Minds by Tinkering, Crafting and Learning at the SHAPE Maker Camp Live

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The first ever SHAPE, an AT&T Tech Expo, included some of the best mobile app developers, video content creators and tech professionals, as well as kids ages 7 to 17, who took part in Maker Camp Live.

The buzz around the first ever SHAPE, an AT&T Tech Expo, is still going strong. While some of the best mobile app developers, video content creators and tech professionals were there to take part in SHAPE’s immersive activities, some of the youngest attendees had the biggest takeaways.

All Star Code: Enabling Tech for Good

By Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation, AT&T
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In 2015, AT&T sponsored 7 young men of color for All Star Code’s 2015 Summer Intensive program. Since the end of the program, our AT&T scholars have continued to develop their computer science and coding skills and grow into remarkable leaders. Below is an update from one of these scholars, Kwaku Kessey-Ankomah Jr.

All Star Code: Teaching Coding and Leadership Skills

By: Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation, AT&T.
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In 2015, AT&T sponsored 7 young men of color for All Star Code’s 2015 Summer Intensive program. Since their graduation, our AT&T scholars have continued to develop their computer science and coding skills and grow into remarkable leaders. Here is an update from one of these scholars, John Abreu.

AT&T Announces $250,000 to Support All Star Code Summer STEM Program

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AT&T’s support will connect 60 young men with skills and network to pursue careers in tech

All Star Code is one of several STEM programs AT&T is supporting this summer throughout the five boroughs

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AT&T’s support will connect 60 young men with skills and network to pursue careers in tech

All Star Code is one of several STEM programs AT&T is supporting this summer throughout the five boroughs

Disney Characters to Join Code.org’s K–5 Curriculum

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Millions of students were introduced to the world of computing when Disney partnered with Code.org on a Frozen-themed Hour of Code tutorial in 2014, and again in 2015 when Lucasfilm brought iconic characters like Princess Leia, R2-D2, Rey and BB-8 to a tutorial themed to the Star Wars saga. Disney and Code.org announced today that these characters will be coming soon to Code.org’s Computer Science Fundamentals curriculum for young learners in grades K–5.

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