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Booz Allen and Capital CoLAB: Strengthening STEM From Baltimore to Richmond

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Stretching from Baltimore, MD, to Richmond, VA, the Capital Region surrounding Washington, D.C. has the third largest economy in the United States, with 53 Fortune 1000 companies and 115 federal labs and federally funded R&D centers, and is ranked third among the country’s top tech hubs based in employment. Yet digital technology workers only make up 6.2 percent of the region’s workforce – and there is more growth coming.

Virtual Reality Training for Generation Y Blue Collars

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TürkTraktör, the joint venture between CNH Industrial and Koç Holding, recently announced the results of a pioneering Virtual Reality (VR) Training Lab for blue collar employees at its Ankara and Erenler plants.

Duke Energy Invests Over $3.6 Million to Build Diverse Workforce of the Future

Summary: 
  • 54 organizations across six states to receive grants supporting innovative workforce education and training programs
  • Initiatives include efforts to grow pipeline of women, veteran and minority engineers
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  • 54 organizations across six states to receive grants supporting innovative workforce education and training programs
  • Initiatives include efforts to grow pipeline of women, veteran and minority engineers

High School Students Earn Aircraft Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Accreditation

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STRATFORD, Conn., Aug. 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ ­­– At the closing ceremony for the Teamsters/Sikorsky Career Pathways Program, Teamsters Local 1150 in partnership with Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), Connecticut State Department of Education and Connecticut Department of Labor, announced the program’s newly registered Aircraft Manufacturing pre-apprenticeship.

Taking Public-Private Partnership to the Next Level: Booz Allen Supports Pioneering DoD Talent Exchange Program

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What insights can a government defense engineer and contracts supervisor gain from six months onsite in the private sector? And how can public-sector immersion prepare private-sector professionals for their next leadership role?

During the first half of 2019, two Booz Allen professionals and two federal defense employees found out as part of the Public-Private Talent Exchange, an opportunity for DoD and private-sector participants to expand their understanding of each other’s business operations.

Trading places for stronger partnerships

Taking On More Without Burning Out: Booz Allen’s Leading Together Series

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The World Health Organization describes burnout as “extreme workplace stress.” According to Harvard Business Review, it has six main causes: workload overload, perceived lack of control, a mismatch between efforts and payoff, lack of a supportive community, lack of recognition and/or fair treatment, and a values mismatch.

SunTrust Foundation Awards $2 Million Grant to 3DE National

Grant supports expansion of 3DE schools in metro Atlanta and first-time launch outside Georgia
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ATLANTA, July 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The SunTrust Foundation today announced a three-year grant of $2 million to 3DE National to continue the nonprofit’s expansion in metro Atlanta and launch 3DE schools outside of Georgia for the first time, bringing the innovative high school model to Florida, Texas and the District of Columbia. 

America’s Housing Crisis Is a Chance to Change the Narrative and Fix the Future

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by Zane Fischer, CEO, Extraordinary Structures 

A Good House is Hard to Find

Death and taxes may be certain, but food and shelter are non-negotiable. In the United States, we waste a lot of food, but we’re running out of houses. In a society ostensibly dedicated to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, the right to protection from the elements seems distinctly absent.

Why Businesses Need to Tackle the Education Gap

Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good on LinkedIn: Business needs to invest in the class of 2033
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Editor's note: Follow Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good on LinkedIn, where this article first appeared. LinkedIn members can read, like, share and comment on Good's posts.

Bill Gates once said that the first five years of a child’s life have a lot to do with how the next 80 will turn out. I couldn’t agree more.

Inside the 2019 Cisco Live US Dream Team

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This post was written by Sarah Hurd, Content Strategist for Cisco’s Corporate Social Responsibility marketing team.

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