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From Government Innovation to Emerging Technologies, Booz Allen’s Top 5 Takeaways from SXSW

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Every year, more than 40,000 artists, innovators, and entrepreneurs gather at SXSW to explore what’s next. For Booz Allen’s team on the ground, one promising theme at SXSW 2019 was the future of government. 

Highlights follow from Booz Allen’s top five SXSW takeaways.

Technology companies must serve the public. 

Celebrating Innovation and Mentorship: Booz Allen, DarkBlade Win the Nunn-Perry Award

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Protégé DarkBlade Systems Corporation and mentor Booz Allen were among 10 teams recognized with the prestigious 2018 Nunn-Perry Award.

Named in honor of former Senator Sam Nunn and former Secretary of Defense William Perry, the award recognizes outstanding Mentor-Protégé  teams formed under the auspices of the Department of Defense (DoD) Mentor-Protégé  program, which partners small businesses with large companies.

Earth Day and Every Day: Tracking Endangered Species with Booz Allen

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On Earth Day and every day, implanted radio tags with satellite transponders track endangered species so conservationists can learn more about their habits and habitat. For sea creatures like whales and dolphins, this means studying  the impact of threats including water pollution, noise pollution, and fishing nets.  

However, such data-gathering is often easier said than done. The volume of the world’s oceans is a staggering 1.4 billion cubic kilometers. The current network of satellites is limited in terms of coverage and the speed of data transmission.

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.

What Innovative Companies and Women on Boards Have in Common

The Tipping Point Towards Positive Financial Performance
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by Meggin Thwing Eastman, Head of Impact and Screening, MSCI ESG Research

Booz Allen and SXTXState: Innovation Highlights from SXSW 2019

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The SXSW Festival was founded 12 years ago for innovators and entrepreneurs to explore the convergence of film, music, and technology. But recently, the festival that introduced the world to Twitter and Meerkat has pivoted toward a higher calling: How can the world’s biggest changemakers advance technology for public purpose?

Pfizer Reaffirms Commitment to Delivering Essential Therapies Through Manufacturing Investment

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We are experiencing an exciting new era in drug discovery and development with scientific advances that could result in future breakthroughs. To make this promise a reality, Pfizer is dedicated to investing in manufacturing capabilities to keep pace with science today, and to plan for what’s coming next.

Philanthropic Investors Tap “Catalytic Capital” to Seed Innovation & Scale Progress

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by Debra Schwartz Managing Director, MacArthur Foundation 

Often, the most compelling impact investments are made, not found.

I have used that phrase over the years to describe how foundations and other impact-focused investors use “catalytic capital” to support social and environmental progress. These patient, flexible, “catalytic” investments are able to take on more risk and/or accept a lower return than commercial capital in order to finance gains that would not otherwise be possible.

Trailblazing General Talks Balance and Innovation

LTG Gwendolyn Bingham headlines Booz Allen Hamilton Women’s History Month event
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As the military opens more roles to female servicemembers, the experience of those who first carved a path to leadership will be critical to the development of future leaders.  That’s why Booz Allen Hamilton welcomed U.S.

Lockheed Martin and Central High Students Partner on Top-Secret Project

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STRATFORD, Conn., March 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital curriculum resources, digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, surprised students today at Central High School in Bridgeport with a top-secret STEM mission, to create a prototype aircraft out of clay that could serve in a humanitarian aid mission.

Lockheed Martin engineers, who are also Central High alum, were on hand to help students complete the challenge. Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz also attended the event.

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