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P&G teams with GE Aviation to encourage girls to pursue STEM careers

By Barrett J. Brunsman
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Procter & Gamble Co. and GE Aviation were among local businesses that encouraged more than 200 girls in grades six through nine to pursue careers in science via an all-day workshop on Nov. 20 at the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal.

The tagline for the day is Space to be Me, and events will include building rockets.

Cognizant U.S. Foundation, Walmart.org and Microsoft Philanthropies Partner to Increase Inclusion in the Technology Sector through Computer Science Education

Grants totaling $3 million for CodePath.org will triple campus locations offering industry-informed computer science curriculum, and support 7,000 diverse students pursuing technology careers
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NEW YORK, November 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Cognizant U.S. Foundation, Walmart.org and Microsoft Philanthropies today announced a collective $3 million investment to deliver industry-informed computer science curriculum at 150 college campuses nationwide, and support women and students of color studying and pursuing careers in technology.

Novartis Supports EDCTP’s Career Development Programme, Focusing on Maternal and Child Health

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  • The fellowships aim to develop the clinical research skills of early to mid-career scientists in sub-Saharan Africa, specifically on the interaction between poverty-related diseases and noncommunicable diseases

  • Novartis will provide € 750 000 for at least five fellowships over three years; the EDCTP will match this amount

  • Novartis invests in the training and support of scientists and researchers from developing countries to help expand their knowledge and expertise and improve their ability to contribute to their local communities 

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  • The fellowships aim to develop the clinical research skills of early to mid-career scientists in sub-Saharan Africa, specifically on the interaction between poverty-related diseases and noncommunicable diseases

  • Novartis will provide € 750 000 for at least five fellowships over three years; the EDCTP will match this amount

  • Novartis invests in the training and support of scientists and researchers from developing countries to help expand their knowledge and expertise and improve their ability to contribute to their local communities 

How Today’s STEM Education Leads to Tomorrow’s Female Founders

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Qualcomm loves to make long, industry-changing bets. It’s why we created STEM engagement programs, like Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ , that encourage students to pursue STEM careers in the future. It’s also why we set up Qualcomm Ventures, our investment arm that supports dozens of up-and-coming tech companies that are changing the way the world connects.

Celebrating the Power of Entrepreneurs to Solve Global Problems

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For millennia, entrepreneurs have been changing the way we live, how we work, what we eat, and more. They touch every aspect of society with their ingenuity, creativity, and technical know-how and today we are excited to honor their accomplishments by celebrating National Entrepreneurs’ Day.

Education Isn’t Always Top of Mind After Natural Disasters, But It Should Be

Words by Maggie Kohn
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This article series is sponsored by JetBlue and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

When natural disasters strike, people and corporations are generous, donating millions of dollars worth of food, medicines and other needed supplies. But often, in the urgency to address immediate life-threatening realities, the long-term needs of rebuilding communities are overlooked.

CNH Industrial Teams up With Artcenter College of Design to Reimagine Construction Equipment

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November 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) collaborated with students at ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California, U.S.A., to develop and inspire sustainable designs for CASE Construction Equipment, a global construction equipment brand of CNH Industrial, for the not-too-distant future.

The AEG Community Foundation Launches Social Media Campaign #SpreadCheer Challenge to Kick Off AEG’s 2019 Annual Season of Giving

Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Playworks and Special Olympics USA Have an Opportunity to Receive $25,000 from the AEG Community Foundation
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LOS ANGELES, November 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of its annual Season of Giving initiative, AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, and the AEG Community Foundation today launched the 2019 #SpreadCheer Challenge, a social media campaign that will provide three charities – Boys & Girls Clubs of America,  

Arrow Electronics Fosters Next Generation of Inventors

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CENTENIAL, Colo. November 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – A technology to reduce the infection risks associated with kidney dialysis has won an annual innovation prize sponsored by Arrow Electronics and the Collegiate Inventors Competition

The Johns Hopkins University student team won the Arrow Electronics People’s Choice Award for developing PeritoneX, which uses a syringe-based mechanism to disinfect peritoneal dialysis systems. 

Trading Places With an Employee From Across the World

Participating in an international staff exchange with employees in Australia and Canada
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In 2019 two Tetra Tech offices on opposite sides of the earth participated in a staff secondment exchange. Patrick Lynch transferred from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, from March to September. Emily Messer transferred from Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, from June to September.

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