professional development

MGM Resorts Foundation Announces the 2015 Women's Leadership Conference July 13-14, 2015 in Las Vegas

Conference will offer career advancement training, workshops on entrepreneurship, work-life balance tips, networking opportunities and a forum to discuss real life challenges faced by women
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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ – As part of its continuing effort to promote career development and advancement among women, the nonprofit MGM Resorts Foundation (“Foundation”) today announced that the ninth annual Women’s Leadership Conference will be held July 13 and 14, 2015 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.  The Foundation is the conference’s lead sponsor. 

Ailes Apprentice Program Awards $10,000 Scholarships to College Seniors

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As part of its mission to promote diversity in the broadcast journalism industry, the Fox News Ailes Apprentice Program has named Alexander Pineda, a senior journalism student at Hofstra University, and Clayshawn Marie Moore, a senior journalism student at Saint Augustine University, as the recipients of the 2014-15 Ailes Rising Apprentice Scholarship.

Verizon Champions Innovative STEM Programs at 80 U.S. Public Schools

Verizon Innovate Learning Grants to Help Underserved Schools Stimulate Students’ Interest in Tech Fields
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., December 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – To help address the significant need for a U.S. workforce equipped with the skills to succeed in an increasingly tech-based economy, Verizon is awarding 80 underserved public schools across the country grants of $20,000 to stimulate student interest and achievement in science, technology, engineering and math.

Fox Audience Strategy Sponsors Women of Inspiration Awards

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Fox Audience Strategy, which promotes diverse voices across 21st Century Fox's entertainment businesses, served as the presenting sponsor of the 5th annual WISE Los Angeles Women of Inspiration Awards on Thursday, November 20. Women in Sports and Events (WISE) is a leading professional resource for women in the sports business.
 

Achieving Future Business Focus with 20/20 Vision

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"To reach a port, we must sail - sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift."

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Fox News Diversity Program Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

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On Thursday, November 13th, Fox News Channel will host a graduation ceremony for the latest class of fellows from the Ailes Apprentice Program, a professional development initiative for television journalists from diverse backgrounds. The event will also mark the 10th anniversary of the program, which has become a leader in promoting diversity in the broadcast journalism industry.
 

Top Community Investment Challenges

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One key challenge currently being faced many companies working in community investment is communicating the value of community investment—both internally and externally. A barrier to effective communications is typically due to lack of understanding. In some cases, a lack of understanding occurs when community investment, marketing, and sponsorship overlap. While an integrated model has the potential for successful collaboration around community investment priorities, it is important that each area of activity be clearly distinguished from the other.

I Matter: My Clorox Internship Experience

By John Cogswell
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When people ask me what I do at my internship with The Clorox Company, my answer might surprise them. I’m not filing papers all day, leading projects no one else wants, or going on coffee runs. Instead, I am responsible for writing stories for the company’s intranet, quarterly newsletter and annual report. I’ve toured manufacturing facilities, attended training sessions for Clorox employees, participated in the company’s community outreach efforts and even shared a lunch with CEO Don Knauss. 

Technology Education for Students Is Essential in Creating a Future STEM Workforce, and It Starts With Educating Teachers

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Digital device learning, often called 1-to-1 computing or a "smart classroom," is not some faraway abstraction or revolutionary concept in education. In fact, thanks to grants and state-subsidized funding, an increasing number of school districts nationwide are securing electronic devices such as personal computers, remote accessible software and even handheld tablets for their students from such electronic giants as Hewlett-Packard and Lenovo.

The Allstate Foundation Announces New Nonprofit Leadership Program with Northwestern University’s Kellogg Center for Nonprofit Management

Participants will hone skills to lead the changing nonprofit sector
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NORTHBROOK, IL, June 9, 2014 /3BL Media/– Today, The Allstate Foundation announced a unique program to develop the next generation of nonprofit leaders called Greater Good. Sixteen nonprofit leaders joined the program as a part of a year-long professional development opportunity that kicked off at Northwestern University’s Chicago campus with a three-day development and training session.

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