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Henkel Launches Researchers' World Program in North America

Researchers' World encourages children to explore the world of science
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STAMFORD, Conn., June 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Henkel, the company behind well-known brands such as Loctite®, Dial®, Schwarzkopf® hair care, all® laundry detergent, and Snuggle® fabric softeners, will officially launch its Researchers’ World program in North America this week, in partnership with Mill River Park Collaborative and Fai

Yum! Brands and the University of Louisville Announce First-of-its-Kind Education and Research Center to Unlock Opportunities in Franchising for Underrepresented People of Color and Women

Yum! Center for Global Franchise Excellence to create globally scalable program to educate and support entrepreneurs and advance franchising industry
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LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) and the University of Louisville today announced the launch of the Yum! Center for Global Franchise Excellence. The Center will feature the first business program of its kind at a public university to provide existing and potential franchisees multiple levels of online education focused on the franchising model across industries. In addition, the Yum!

A World of Opportunity in Ireland

New World of Work Program in Dublin will pay dividends for years to come
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By Amanda Davis, Sr. Manager, CR and Environment

Ireland is experiencing an unemployment and education crisis. Too many children leave formal education after primary school, while the country faces a shortage of both skilled workers and jobs for young people. The number of employed people aged 15-24 fell over 14% percent in 2020, with the pandemic accelerating what was already a concern[1]. And according to Hays Ireland, a recruitment firm, even pre-pandemic, 92% of employers experienced skill shortages in 2019[2].

Cisco Networking Academy Benefits From Cisco Webex

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When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, teachers quickly reached out to students online. Cisco Webex is the solution for Cisco Networking Academy. Lessons continue through a new way of communicating, helping teachers reach students, so learning never stops.

A Conversation About the Power of STEM Education With Joy Cho

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Our strategic collaboration with FIRST.
Our Company has proudly supported FIRST (For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) since 2006. As a FIRST Strategic Partner, we help promote the FIRST mission to a broad audience of stakeholders, and our support is wide-ranging. We make substantial philanthropic contributions to sponsor events and programs in nine countries, support thousands of teams across the globe and aid in program growth for underserved communities.

United Health Foundation Support Fuels Medical School Charter Graduation

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The first cohort of students of the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) graduated on May 7, 2021. The United Health Foundation was an early supporter, with a $3 million grant in 2016 that led to an innovative, new curriculum at the school. The grant partnership was created in response to a critical shortage of physicians in the state, and in primary care medicine, specifically.

VMware Citizen Philanthropists Celebrate Earth Month

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VMware Citizen Philanthropists are active in their communities all year, adapting their efforts based on the needs of the nonprofits they serve and the communities of which they are a part. To celebrate Earth Month, we checked in with a few of our colleagues to see what VMware’s culture of service means to them through the lens of sustainability.

Sofia Vargas, Renewals Sales Operations, Business Analyst in San Jose, Costa Rica

Whole Kids Foundation Awards 2021 Young Entrepreneurs Pilot Grant

Nonprofit and Supplier Partners Invest $25,000 in Youth-led Roots for the Home Team
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AUSTIN, Texas, May 05, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that Minnesota-based Roots for the Home Team has been awarded the 2021 Young Entrepreneurs Pilot Grant worth $25,000. The grant is aimed at supporting youth-led business programs that are improving the way kids eat through gardening, plant-forward cooking or nutrition education.

PNC Bank Celebrates 11th Annual Women In Business Week

Virtual events aim to enlighten, engage and inform female financial decision makers
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PITTSBURGH, April 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - PNC Bank is proud to announce its 11th annual Women in Business Week, which will be held virtually May 10 – 14, 2021.

Through this annual event, PNC provides female financial decision makers – from business owners and executives to women who may be managing their finances for the first time – with an opportunity to glean valuable insights for themselves, their families and businesses. The events will be all virtual, allowing women to participate regardless of their location.

Engineering a More Equal Future

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Diversity matters. In an increasingly globalised business world, diverse working teams bring new perspectives and experiences, open broader dialogue, and promote creativity, innovation, and adaptability.

The more diversity, inclusion, and engagement there is in a workplace, the stronger and more sustainable the outcomes.

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