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Leveraging Our Employees as STEM Ambassadors in Our Communities

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Leveraging our employees as STEM ambassadors in our communities.

Our employees are our greatest STEM ambassadors. They are passionate about STEM and embrace opportunities to inspire students toward a future in STEM fields. We engage our people in this effort by offering a variety of STEM-related volunteering opportunities around the globe.

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.

Committed to Green Chemistry Education

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Used in everything from household items such as toothpaste and detergents to high-tech applications like electric vehicles and wind turbines, chemicals play an integral role in our lives. In fact, chemicals are present in 95 percent of manufactured goods.

AAUW: 2020 Summary Report Tech Trek Wearable Tech STEM Camp

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In partnership with Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) offered a virtual Wearable Tech Trek.

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Building Capacity Through Our Engagement With Teachers and Educators

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Teachers and educators are on the front line of sparking students’ interest in STEM and inspiring them to be the next generation of innovators. We collaborate with diverse organizations to create STEM giving programs that provide teachers and educators with the support, skills, knowledge, and tools they need to effectively engage their students in the world of STEM education.

“Train the trainers” workshops, a collaboration with Adream Foundation.

Looking Ahead at the Dow Leadership Academy

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The Dow Leadership Academy supports under-represented high school students through mentorship and training in communication, social skills, leadership, and financial literacy, as well as STEM career exploration. This program will be expanding in 2021.

Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ Launches 5G Academy

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May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab has launched the 5G Academy, an educational resource designed to educate the public and policymakers on how 5G works, why standards and patents matter in wireless technology and how it’s changing the way the world connects and communicates. The website will have access to fact sheets, a glossary, videos and games to reach audiences in an easy-to-digest way.

The InspirED Global Fellowship Continues to Aim High

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Often, improving our home communities means focusing primarily on the individual regions in which those efforts were developed, but with the InspirED Global Fellowship, developed with Nevada Succeeds, we leveraged a unique opportunity to unite our business regions in the United States and Asia, to learn from Singapore’s world-renowned education system to develop innovations for schools in the State of Nevada.

#TtInspires: Myriam Mathieu Cardinal, Junior Engineering Professional

Pursuing a career based on passion for renewable energy
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Myriam Mathieu Cardinal joined Tetra Tech in 2020 as a junior engineering professional. After completing the fourth year of her degree, she is now considered a candidate for the engineering profession in electrical engineering specializing in advanced renewable energy technologies. Myriam stood out to our renewable energy recruiters during an event at Institut en génie de l’énergie électrique (IGEE or Institute for Electrical Power Engineering), in Montreal, Canada, where she demonstrated her talent, leadership, and passion for Leading with Science®.

How to Build Better Learning Machines

By Kevin Hogan
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As a 25+ year veteran of education technology, Elliott Levine has seen a lot of change. In his new role with Qualcomm, he has the opportunity to affect more change than ever before. In this episode of EdTech Today, Levine outlines the challenges that lie ahead for post-pandemic issues and, more importantly, the solution to meet those challenges.

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