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The JetBlue Foundation 2020 Year in Review

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Early in the pandemic, as many school districts throughout the country shifted to virtual learning, issues such as the digital divide became apparent. The lack of access to technology especially in underserved communities became clear. The JetBlue Foundation and its Ambassadors quickly jumped into action to donate refurbished laptops to students in need so their STEM path wouldn’t be deterred.

Stronger Than Hate Challenge Provides Students Social and Emotional Learning Opportunity with Chance to Counter Hate and Win $10,000!

USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education Empower Students to Build Empathy Through the Power of Story
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Silver Spring, Md., Thursday, January 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The third annual Stronger Than Hate Challenge is now open and offers students the opportunity to win $10,000 in prizing. Students aged 13-18 are encouraged to submit a project demonstrating how a community can be stronger than hate. Full rules and submission details are available here.

Enbridge Celebrates Field Operations Supervisor for Being Named SpectrUM Discovery STEM Role Model

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Congratulations to Trina, one of our field operations supervisors, on being named a #spectrUM Discovery STEM Role Model. We're proud to have you on #TeamEnbridge!

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How Is COVID-19 Impacting Education for Children From Multilingual Communities?

A Cisco grantee since 2018, TalkingPoints is using innovative technology to improve student learning outcomes in multilingual, diverse, and underserved communities.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Children in crisis are some of the world’s most vulnerable. They lack access to the educational tools and resources they need to recover and escape poverty. You can join us and take action on this issue here.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Children in crisis are some of the world’s most vulnerable. They lack access to the educational tools and resources they need to recover and escape poverty. You can join us and take action on this issue here.

Three Thoughtful Tips to Help High Schoolers Design Their Futures

By: Linda Hixson a Technology Teacher at Shenandoah Valley Jr/Sr High School in the Shenandoah Valley School District of Pennsylvania
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While moving into adulthood, teens are faced with a number of paths. Empowering students to select which path works best for them and determine how to best financially plan for the future are key to ensuring that some of their first adult decisions set them on a trajectory toward success.  

Logitech Teams Up with Girls Who Code, Supporting its Mission to Close the Gender Gap in Tech

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Creators and coders are the builders of our future and Girls Who Code works tirelessly to close the gender gap in technology and change the face of programmers. To help support this mission, Logitech has teamed up with Girls Who Code to provide girls with the necessary tools from Logitech’s Master Series as well as educational opportunities to pursue 21st century opportunities in STEM.

2021 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes From Siemens Foundation and Discovery Now Open Offering Five Title 1 Schools $25,000 Total for STEM Initiatives

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SILVER SPRING, Md., January 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The 2021 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes, which offers five Title 1 K-12 schools across the United States an opportunity to win a $5,000 STEM grant to purchase supplies and technology for any STEM-related initiative, is now accepting entries here.

#TtInspires: Brenna Minor, Disaster Recovery and CDBG Program Manager

Implementing federally funded disaster recovery projects to help build back resilient communities
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Brenna Minor is a program manager with Tetra Tech’s Disaster Recovery group, specializing in implementing federally funded disaster recovery projects. Brenna currently works with the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on COVID-19 recovery programs through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds. She also is developing the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)-Mitigation Action Plan for the U.S.

Technology Predictions from an Electronic Design and Test Thinktank

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In 2020, the world experienced an unprecedented public health crisis – the coronavirus pandemic. This has impacted all sectors of society and forced enterprises, small businesses, governments and private institutions to pivot, in some cases extensively, to accelerate digital transformations and rethink the way innovation is achieved. Keysight executives comment on the shape-shifting business operations and technology trends that are unfolding through the lens of the pandemic, the effects of which will continue to have lasting effects on organizations and society.

New Study Underwritten by Booz Allen Details How AI Is Transforming the San Diego Workforce and Economy

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Self-driving vehicles and smart assistants like Siri and Alexa make artificial intelligence (AI) a feature of daily life. Behind the scenes, AI is having a significant impact on America’s cities, their economies and workforces.

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