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How Mastercard is Making a Difference

The 2019 Mastercard Corporate Sustainability Report outlines the company's progress towards building a more inclusive and sustainable digital economy. Looking ahead, our commitment is only growing.
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How Booz Allen and Ho'ōla Nā Pua Are Using Data and Design Thinking to Combat Sex Trafficking in Hawaii

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Nearly 3,000 local Hawaii youth are estimated to be at risk for commercial sexual exploitation. Even as the COVID-19 pandemic shut much of the world down, this crime did not disappear. Demand merely shifted online, making many of its victims even more vulnerable to violence.

Jessica Munoz co-founded the Honolulu, Hawaii-based Hoʻōla Nā Pua, which means “New Life for Our Children,” to combat sex trafficking in the island state. Today, the organization is working with Booz Allen to use data and design thinking in the fight.

Global Girl Power: Booz Allen Partners with Girl Up for First-Ever Virtual Leadership Summit

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Each year, Girl Up –an initiative of the United Nations Foundation – hosts a Leadership Summit to empower girl leaders worldwide to achieve gender equality and catalyze social change. When this year’s activities went online for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Booz Allen was there as an event partner, joining panel discussions, and serving as facilitators and mentors during a STEM boot camp.

data.org Issues an Open Call for $10MM Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge

Challenge Will Reward Scalable and Breakthrough Projects that use Data Science to Support Inclusive Growth and Recovery
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Sean Boucek From Booz Allen San Diego Named Among AFCEA’s “40 Under 40”

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Booz Allen chief technologist. Decorated Navy veteran. Thought leader in industry and the Navy IT acquisition community.

In April, Sean Boucek added yet another label to this list: the 2020 “40 Under 40” award by AFCEA International, a global organization for professionals working in communications, IT, intelligence, and global security.

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How STEP and Booz Allen San Diego Are Using Data to Empower Military Families

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As a former U.S. Navy submariner and the son of a career Air Force father, Tony Teravainen knows first-hand the challenges facing young military families, especially those living in San Diego, one of the most expensive regions of the country. 

As president and co-founder of Support the Enlisted Project (STEP), he works with 11 employees and 60 dedicated volunteers—many of whom are former military, active duty or military spouses—to help enlisted military and veteran families build financial health and self-sufficiency through counseling, education, and grants.

Dr. Lauren Neal: Forging a Path in Data Science and Encouraging Other Women at Booz Allen

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Dr. Lauren Neal has developed data solutions for medical imaging, electronic health records, wearable data, and tools to fight human trafficking. She has led engagements for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and military health organizations.

The University of Maryland Data Challenge: How Booz Allen Is Mentoring the Future

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How many materials targeted for recycling are actually being recycled? What kind of resources do we need to clean up our oceans, and how should these resources be allocated?

Answers to questions like these are important steps to a more sustainable planet, and over 180 undergraduate and graduate students were on the case in the 2020 UMD Data Challenge.

Data Science, AI, and Space Are All Connected for New AAS Fellow Kirk Borne

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Kirk Borne— a top speaker and digital influencer in the areas of Big Data, Data Science, and AI—works in data science and AI at Booz Allen, where he serves as an Executive Advisor, the firm’s first and only Principal Data Scientist, and in 2019 was named the firm’s first and only Data Science Fellow.

Harnessing Algorithms for Healthier Hearts: The Booz Allen/Kaggle Data Science Bowl

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“The passion and technical expertise of the global data science community that is harnessed by the Data Science Bowl is extraordinary. They have been able to push the boundaries of what’s possible in this extremely complex and important challenge.”

-Josh Sullivan, Booz Allen Hamilton senior vice president and artificial intelligence lead

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