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Boeing and Discovery Education Launch ecoAction Virtual Field Trip Diving into Earth-Friendly Engineering

Amplify Virtual Learning and Environmental Activism by Connecting Sustainability and STEM
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SILVER SPRING, Md., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In preparation for Earth Day, Boeing and Discovery Education—the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—present the ecoAction Virtual Field Trip, premiering on April 15, 2020.

ON Semiconductor Funds Local High School’s Global Initiative Microbiology Research

Written by: Candaice Robetoy, CSR Intern
Blog

As Nelson Mandela says, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Education is the key to eliminating gender inequality, to reducing poverty, to creating a sustainable planet, to preventing needless deaths and illness, and to fostering peace.

ON Semiconductor Advances STEM Education Through Local Partnerships

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ON Semiconductor is proud to support and take part in the fourth annual Arizona State University Innovation Open (ASUio) pitch competition. Sponsored by Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, ASUio challenges university-level students to test the limits and pursue innovative solutions to develop hard tech ventures. This event provides students with a platform to showcase their technology ventures while receiving mentorship and funding in return for participation.

Open P-TECH Goes Live!

Free Tech and Professional Skills - Anytime, Anywhere.
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The newly released platform, Open P-TECH, is a free digital education experience launched by IBM to equip young people, aged 14-20, and educators with foundational knowledge about topics like cybersecurity, AI and cloud computing, plus professional skills like Design Thinking and Agile. 
 

ON Semiconductor Supports University Research Program in Pennsylvania

Written by: Candaice Robetoy, ON Semiconductor CSR Intern
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STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) occupations are not only near and dear to our hearts; they are also expected to rise at least 10% over the next decade.  This is hardly shocking news considering they permeate every aspect of our daily lives from medical research and infrastructure improvements to the communication device you’re probably reading this article on.  At ON Semiconductor, we are proud of our diverse and robust giving program led by the ON Semiconductor giving program. But even more so, we value and appreciate the eagerness children display when they

Girls Tackle Engineering Challenge at Santa Rosa’ Keysight Technologies

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Caroline Huang and her four teammates had a breakthrough moment during an all-girl engineering competition Saturday at Keysight Technologies, the world’s largest electronics measurement company.

“Our circuit board did not work for the longest time,” she said. “It just started working.”

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Meet the Reinventor: Yamilée Toussaint Beach, Founder of STEM from Dance

This engineer and dancer is on a mission to empower more black and Latina girls to explore technology through dance.
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By Garage Staff 

Yamilée Toussaint Beach is easily described as a polymath. Growing up on Long Island, she excelled in math and science in school, and after class dedicated herself to jazz, ballet, and modern dance. 

“Pursuing engineering was just as possible for me as becoming a dancer or a writer or anything in the humanities,” she says. “I think a large part is the fact that both my parents have STEM-related (science, technology, engineering, and math) professions.” Now both retired, her father was a mechanical engineer, and her mother was a lab technician.

Nurturing the Next Generation of Engineers

by Jay Alexander, CTO of Keysight Technologies
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As part of Engineers Week, this past Saturday Keysight’s Santa Rosa, CA headquarters hosted our annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) event. We’ve been doing these for over 15 years now, and this one was the best yet! 100 girls and young women from 6th through 12th grades gathered for six hours of fun, team-based learning, where the project involved radio transmissions, secret codes, cryptexes, and a competition to discover the name of a famous female engineer.

GM Earns Top Honors at BEYA STEM Conference

Fourteen GM employees honored among the best and brightest in STEM
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For the past 34 years, the Black Engineer of the Year Award STEM Conference has served as a platform for STEM professionals to exchange best practices and strategies on how to promote and retain diverse talent in scientific and technical fields, while showcasing outstanding contributions made by minorities and women within STEM.

GM is on a mission to shape the future of mobility by empowering all employees to infuse unique perspectives in their work, thus enabling GM to remain in the forefront of an ever-changing automotive industry.

GMAAN and Chevrolet Drive Culture Through Innovation

14th Annual Black History Month Celebration Unites Community and Showcases the Importance of STEM Education
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The General Motors African Ancestry Network celebrated the importance of culture and innovation during its 14th Annual Black History Month Celebration. This year’s theme, “Driven by Culture, Defined by Innovation,” highlighted the historical achievements of African Americans in STEM and design while also shining a spotlight on current innovators.

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