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Why Girls and Women in STEM Need Role Models

“She looks like me, and she’s succeeding.”
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A good role model can be hard to find. Especially, for women in the technology industry.

But for companies, role modeling is part of a well-rounded strategy for leveling the playing field. It is also one of the trickiest to execute well for some companies. But as we’re learning at HP, it doesn’t have to be such a challenge.   

At its core, good role modeling revolves around trust. Not only does it require trust between individuals, it also requires an organization that fosters frank conversations, openness, and the ability to meet people where they are.

Full STEAM Ahead with Sprout Pro by HP and KiraKira3D

Closing the gender gap by helping students gain design skills
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Anybody who’s encountered a middle- or high-schooler studying math or science has heard this frustrating complaint: “When am I going to use this in real life?” 

Hands-On Scientific Learning Goes Global with Amgen Biotech Experience Expansion

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It's no surprise that when students become fascinated by science, that enthusiasm can be contagious. From our survey with Change the Equation, we know students crave hands-on biology experiences that are often lacking in the classroom.

CITGO Ambassadors Selected to Explore the Ocean Aboard Famed Exploration Vessel Nautilus

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HOUSTON, September 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Ocean Exploration Trust (OET) have selected four educators to participate in the 2017 CITGO Nautilus Ambassador Program, who will sail aboard the Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus during its summer expedition off the central California coast.  

VIDEO: HP World on Wheels | Digital Inclusion and Learning Labs

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Remote regions of emerging countries are often left behind in the connected global economy. HP is committed to build and deploy 48 mobile, self-contained, Internet-enabled digital inclusion and learning labs to help bridge this gap in rural India.

The program supports the Indian government’s Digital India initiative and aims to reach 6,400 Indian villages and impact more than 15 million people over the next six years. Bringing digital learning and community resources to millions in rural India, HP World on Wheels is opening doors and changing lives.

Interns Apply Skills to Innovative Utility Projects

SCE interns gain hands-on work experience and make valuable contributions.
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When Matthew Stilwell, 20, first applied for his field engineering internship at Southern California Edison earlier this summer, he expected to fetch coffees and file papers.

Instead, after 12 weeks, the California State University, Fresno student’s proposal to re-direct the flow of electricity will be implemented as a $450,000 company project to shorten outages in the city of Visalia.

JetBlue Joins OBAP to Discuss Legacy and Being First to Accept the Challenge

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Last week, JetBlue sponsored the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) Annual Conference and Career Expo held in Orlando. JetBlue has worked with OBAP for several years to help diversify the aviation industry and provide access to those from traditionally under-represented communities to the variety of careers within the industry.  

“There’s responsibility in being the first and being a part of history.”

Belle Heth Builds New Thinkabit Inspired Lab

By Alex Doiron, Radford News Journal
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The school has been implementing new technology such as Chromebooks for each student and new robotics. One of the new additions to the elementary is the Qualcomm inspired Thinkabit Lab. There are only two Thinkabit labs in the entire country and the school is working over the summer to have their inspired lab ready for the school year.

Disney Campaigns Recognized at Halo Awards

Initiatives to engage our fans in helping kids think creatively and to strengthen communities were recognized at this year's Halo Awards at the Engage for Good Conference.
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Disney's Hour of Code tutorials, created in close collaboration with code.org, aim to inspire children of all ages to learn the basics of coding in a fun and engaging way. Since 2014, more than 42 million students in over 180 countries have tried a Disney Hour of Code tutorial.

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