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PepsiCo and 21st Century Fox Announce the Two Grand Prize Winners in "The Search For Hidden Figures" Contest

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PURCHASE, N.Y., January 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - PepsiCo and 21st Century Fox, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), are proud to announce the two grand prize winners from "The Search for Hidden Figures" scholarship contest.  Inspired by Fox's "Hidden Figures", this program actively engaged the next generation of female leaders in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and received more than 7,300 submissions from students across the country.

First Lady Hosts DC Students for Screening of Fox’s ‘Hidden Figures’ to Celebrate Decades of Women in Space Exploration

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Middle and high-school students from Washington, D.C. area schools gathered at the White House on December 15 for a private screening of Hidden Figures, the new film from Fox 2000 following three female African American engineers who played crucial roles in the 1960s Space Race. Stars Taraji P.

21CF and the Paley Center Screen 'Hidden Figures' for High School Students, Host Panel Discussion on Women in STEM

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Nearly 200 New York City high school students gathered at the Paley Center for Media on December 10 to celebrate Hidden Figures, the highly anticipated feature from 20th Century Fox revealing the untold story of three African American women who played major roles in the Space Race of the 1960s. The students were treated to an exclusive advance screening of the film and heard from members of the cast and crew, as well as female leaders in STEM fields, during a panel discussion about why it's critical that stories like these are told.

There’s Never Been a Better Time for Women to Shape Asia Pacific’s Future

by Sandy Walsh, Director, Social Innovation Group – Asia Pacific and Japan Cisco
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Digitization is changing the world. More than ever, there’s a tremendous opportunity to be a global problem solver who can innovate as a technologist, think like an entrepreneur and act as a social change agent.

Celebrating Women in STEM on Ada Lovelace Day

by Austin Belisle
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For every young woman who wants to pursue a career in science, math, engineering, or technology (STEM), look no further than Ada Lovelace. Born in 1815 at the heart of the Industrial Revolution, she gravitated toward the fascinating world of science and mathematics, eventually becoming the world’s first computer programmer.

Bechtel's Linda Miller Shortlisted for the 2016 WISE Woman of the Year Award

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Bechtel's Linda Miller has been shortlisted for the 2016 WISE Woman of the Year Award! Linda works on Crossrail - Europe's largest construction project - as project manager for Farringdon Station in London. Find out who else made the shortlist here.

Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Bechtel.

Unique Camp Teaches Girls Robotics, Engineering

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SAN DIEGO -- While most kids spend their summer break playing outdoors, a group of sixth-graders are building robots.
 
It's part of Qualcomm's STEM camp...

Continue reading on ABC 10 News

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Mentor in STEM

by Efrat Noy, Product Manager, Cisco
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A wise man once told me, “There’s no better title than ‘Dad’.” We were talking about career achievements and family, and how to balance the two. I have to hand it to him — he definitely put things into perspective for me.

That title carries a lot of responsibility, not only in providing for a family, but more so in educating the younger generation. ‘Dad’ and ‘Mom’ are titles given to us as soon as our children are born. It’s a very simple, straightforward process. But, how do you earn that title?

Follow the Journey of These Women in STEM!

By: Roadtrip Nation
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The number of STEM jobs is increasing—but the number of women entering these fields isn’t. We’re on a mission to change that.

Booz Allen Makes an Impact at WE15—World’s Largest Conference for Women Engineers

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A cadre of Booz Allen’s women engineers participated in WE15 last month, an annual conference that brings together more than 250 of the world’s leading engineering and technology companies and organizations and a global audience of more 8,000 women at all stages of their engineering careers.

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