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IBMers Build STEM Skills in One of Latin America's Fastest Growing Tech Economies

By Selma Pacheco Jimenez
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Mexico is the largest Spanish-speaking economy in Latin America and has one of the region’s fastest growing tech industries. More than one-third of our population is under 25 years old, and we graduate over 120,000 engineers a year. VC activity is strong, with an increase of 61% in the number of deals over 2017.

Accenture Leverages AI to Help Senior Citizens Live Independently

Our virtual homecare program uses voice and vision technology to help senior citizens connect with their community and families.
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The number of older people physically and socially isolated at home is rising rapidly around the globe. Because these people often do not have family members living nearby to help, the situation has created a new population of vulnerable people.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation: Secure the Future at 20

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In 1999, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation created SECURE THE FUTURE, a revolutionary commitment that helped transform how healthcare was delivered in sub-Saharan Africa.

In its 20 years, SECURE THE FUTURE's impact on pediatric and adult HIV care was groundbreaking and the program has leveraged that experience to also address lung, cervical, breast and pediatric cancers and blood disorders.

Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab ™ Inspiring the Next Generation of Inventors

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At Qualcomm, we believe in the power of technology. For decades, our innovations have transformed entire industries, improved lives, and addressed many of society’s biggest challenges. With the world becoming increasingly connected, we have a tremendous opportunity to shape a better future. We understand that the success of our business is fundamentally connected to the well-being of our world. We focus our efforts in four key areas where we believe we can have the biggest impact — Purposeful Innovation, STEM Education, Responsible Business, and Our People.

Mohawk Honored by Training Magazine for 14th Consecutive Year

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CALHOUN, Ga. December 5, 2019 /3BL Media/—For the fourteenth consecutive year, Mohawk has earned an elite spot among Training magazine’s annual ranking of the best learning and development organizations.

“At Mohawk, we enthusiastically champion personal and professional development,” said Becky Redd, director of talent management. “We respect that each person’s learning style and goals are unique, so we offer multiple resources and platforms tailored to the individual along with organizational support to encourage people to pursue their ambitions.”

TGR EDU: Explore

Blog: TGR Digital Lesson Plans | November 2019
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Engaging, free resources to support college access for educators, parents & students

Linda Hixson, Technology Teacher at Shenandoah Valley Junior/Senior High School, Shenandoah, PA

Preparing for college can be equally overwhelming for students, and the families and teachers who aid in this pivotal transition. The complexity of the application process, not knowing what skills are needed and lack of support are all factors that can impact a student’s success in college.

JetBlue’s Award-Winning Employer-Sponsored College Degree Program, JetBlue Scholars, Reaches a Milestone – 250 Degrees Conferred

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NEW YORK, December 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ –JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) is celebrating the latest milestone for its award-winning employer-sponsored education program – 250 degrees conferred in just three years. JetBlue’s innovative model goes beyond the traditional tuition reimbursement method. JetBlue Scholars launched in 2016 offering the airline’s crewmembers an opportunity to earn fully accredited undergraduate college degrees, with JetBlue covering most of the cost.

Verizon Brings Digital Literacy and Job Readiness Program to Latino Communities

Latinos@Work: Verizon and UnidosUS bring digital literacy and job readiness program to Latino communities
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. /3BL Media/  – Verizon announced “Latinos @ Work,” its new partnership with UnidosUS, the nation’s largest Latino civil rights and advocacy organization, which will bring digital learning centers to underserved Latino communities in four major cities across the country. The $1 million grant includes the development of a digital literacy and job readiness toolkit that will be implemented in Chicago, New Orleans, Seattle and Lawrence MA.

Tetra Tech GIS Analyst and Team Complete Tidal Flooding Awareness Project

Completing Blue Line Project awareness program to better understand linkage between tidal flooding and sea rise
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Kellie Burdick, a Tetra Tech GIS analyst and Old Dominion University (ODU) masters student, led a group of fellow students, staff, and researchers to complete the Blue Line Project in Norfolk, Virginia, on October 27, 2019.

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