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?
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.
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.
LTG Gwendolyn Bingham headlines Booz Allen Hamilton Women’s History Month event
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.
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.
With the help of other Duke Energy employees, their idea is becoming a reality
Rick Freeman left work thinking about a conversation he had with his co-worker Brandon Garrison about how to improve a safety process at Allen Steam Station. The next day, he came back to work with an idea that could save lives in factories and power plants nationwide.
He and Garrison came up with the idea for a slidelink cover, a device the size of a business card that could help prevent electrocutions during the lockout-tagout safety procedure.