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FedEx Delivers CubeSat Prototype Kits for First Global Challenge

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In keeping with FIRST Global’s mission to empower the world’s youth to develop STEM skills, the organization did not disappoint with their new CubeSat Prototype Challenge initiative. Teams used components from a provided Arduino-based kit, delivered by FedEx, to design and build a CubeSat prototype and launch it into the lower layers of Earth’s atmosphere. The video shows the adventure unfolding, from students receiving the kits to deploying a working prototype, and the impact we can have by making STEM opportunities like these accessible.

 

Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Offer All Educators New, No-Cost Professional Learning Resources

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Silver Spring, MD, Thursday, December 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ — As school systems nationwide begin to look towards Winter Break, Discovery Education and select social impact partners present curated professional learning resources at no cost to support educators’ continued professional learning. Spanning critical topics such as social-emotional learning (SEL), computational thinking, and STEM, this new professional learning content inspires educators to reimagine teaching and more deeply engage students.

Why The Future of Tech Must Include Women

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Intel engineer Ingrid Liao understands the unique challenges that women in tech face.

Volunteer Experiences That Impassion Employees and Create Meaningful Impact

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“Do you want to build a robot?” That’s the question America’s Charities and Give To Get recently posed to a small group of HR, CSR, and employee giving coordinators who we invited to test-drive a virtual volunteering experience.

Lenovo Employees in China Make a Difference with Every Step

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The sport of running can be polarizing, inspiring passion in some while others do whatever they can to avoid it. But how would you feel about running if you knew that with every step you were helping a child in need? Lenovo’s employees in China have been motivated by this call to action since 2008 through the Love on Running Club.

3M and Education Non-Profit Play Africa Bridge Stem Access With Science at Home

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UNESCO estimates that 1.2 billion school children around the world had their education put on hold due to pandemic-related closures in 2020. In fact, between March and April of last year, more than 90% of the world’s students faced some form of nationwide school closure.

Executive Roundtable: STEM Workforce Development Through an Equity Lens

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Thursday, December 9, 2021
11:30 AM – 12:45 PM ET

During this action-oriented exchange, C-Suite level executives will discuss the role of industry and education in charting the diverse workforce pipeline roadmap for the future.

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Thursday, December 9, 2021
11:30 AM – 12:45 PM ET

During this action-oriented exchange, C-Suite level executives will discuss the role of industry and education in charting the diverse workforce pipeline roadmap for the future.

The STEM Careers Coalition Marks Second Anniversary With Expanded Career Readiness Resources and New Industry Partners Joining National Effort to Improve Student Outcomes

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SILVER SPRING, Md., December 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The STEM Careers Coalition™ – the first-of-its-kind national STEM initiative powered by corporate and non-profit leaders and anchored in schools by Discovery Education – marks its second anniversary by welcoming new members and offering educat

D&I Weekly News Round-Up: Mental Health, Inclusion and More

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Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we are talking about an inspiring Black woman in STEM, how to make hybrid meetings more inclusive, why Millennial managers are more likely to experience burnouts, and how leaders can improve performance feedback.

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Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we are talking about an inspiring Black woman in STEM, how to make hybrid meetings more inclusive, why Millennial managers are more likely to experience burnouts, and how leaders can improve performance feedback.

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)

STEM Mentors Honored with Presidential Awards
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Since 1996, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has been recognizing STEM mentors from across the country through the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)!

What is PAESMEM? The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) recognizes those who have made significant contributions to mentoring and enhanced the participation of individuals underrepresented in STEM.

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