April 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Every year at our annual Cisco Live customer event, attendees can participate in a hands-on social impact activity that benefits the local community. This wasn’t possible when Cisco Live went virtual in 2020, but we were still able to make an impact by donating 1,000 pi-top laptop kits to Cisco Networking Academy partners across the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.
by Jodi Doster, Science and Art Teacher, Bristol Bay Borough School District
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, schools have adapted instruction to meet the challenge of continuing students' education. As the pandemic continues, special attention needs to be paid to students’ mental health.
The CNH Industrial Foundation is committed to Civic & Community Empowerment, including providing funding to support the education of today’s youth. Since 2018, the CNH Industrial Foundation has supported an annual Educational Grants Program for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education programs in the communities where we operate. Up to four schools or districts receive up to $25,000 in funding to advance STEM-related initiatives.
Four organizations receive grants to fund internships. Scholarships aim to create opportunities for careers in energy, government, law, politics.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Duke Energy Foundation today announced a three-year, $300,000 commitment to support internships for college students of color to jumpstart more career opportunities in energy, government, law and politics.
by Victoria Lowe, Model Teacher, New York City Department of Education District 8
Each day, educators find that many of their students are struggling with self-esteem, relationship issues, anxiety, and general stress. COVID-19 has interrupted students’ continuity of learning, left them missing friends and school, deprived them of the normalcy and connections of sports and activities. Unfortunately, in some cases, the pandemic has forced students to deal with additional hardships including job losses in their families, sickness, and death.
Lesson Plans Not Clicking? Try Computational Thinking.
by Shakirah Thomas, Special Education Case Manager and 8th Grade U.S. History & ELAR at Jackson Intermediate from the Pasadena Independent School District
One of the things I love most about being an educator is having the opportunity to learn something new from my students each and every day. My teaching style is very collaborative, and every lesson is an opportunity to teach learners not just about education, but about life.
Xochitl Monteon has lived most her life as an “only.” The only immigrant. The only Mexican. The only woman. Now, as a leader at Intel, she works to create an environment where diverse mindsets foster innovation.
A universal language
Born in Mexico, Xochitl (pronounced SOH-chee) was 4 years old when her family immigrated to San Jose, California. Her parents were migrant farm and tannery workers with an incredible work ethic and self-starter attitude, something they made sure to instill in their children.
International Women’s Day, annually held on the 8th March, is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, but the day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. At Bayer, we have the privilege to co-lead our global Business Resource Group GROW which stands for Growing Representation and Opportunities for Women. In these roles, we would like to use the platform of our CEO to celebrate IWD 2021.
"Our families, our communities, and our companies are better when diversity wins"
By Michele Robinson-Pontbriand | Director Corporate Social Responsibility
As Keysight’s Senior Director in Global Learning, Leadership Development and Inclusion & Diversity (I&D), Leslie Camino’s role includes activating the company’s enterprise wide ecosystem to foster an inclusive environment that serves as a competitive advantage, while increasing opportunities and innovation through a diverse workforce.
In honor of Women’s History Month, I recently spoke with Leslie about Keysight’s I&D program, the company’s rich history of gender diversity programs, and where she sees the future for women in Keysight.