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TECHNOLOchica Ana Hermida, a Hardware Engineer at Qualcomm

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Meet TECHNOLOchica Ana Hermida. She is a Hardware Engineer and she’s here to share her story and how family members, friends and community members can have a positive impact on the future of Latinas. As an adult influencer and agent for change, you have the power to open up a world of opportunities for our future tech leaders.

Visit the links below to find practical tips and resources to influence, encourage and support girls' interest in computing.

Aspirations in Computing: https://www.aspirations.org

Qualcomm Champions STEM Education

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Qualcomm knows that inventing the future of technology starts with supporting the brightest young minds of today. That’s why we created Qualcomm Thinkabit Labs and partner with FIRST Robotics to help get kids excited about STEM.

Qualcomm Wireless Reach Program Nominated for United Nations’ Prestigious WSIS Prizes 2020

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We are excited to share that our Wireless Reach program in Senegal was nominated for the United Nations' prestigious WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society Process) Prizes award. 

Please take a minute to vote for Qualcomm and FHI 360's Wireless Solutions for Fisheries in Senegal initiative (C7 E-Agriculture) before January 24. Instructions on how to vote can be found in the video above. 

About the WSIS Prizes contest 

Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ Is Creating the Next Generation of Inventors

By Matt Parke
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Qualcomm for Good STEM initiatives are designed to promote a​nd improve STEM education at all levels and to expand upon opportunities for underrepresented students. Our Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ inspires students of all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds to imagine future careers in STEM by designing an invention that uses an Internet of Things solution to solve real-world problems.

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Qualcomm for Good STEM initiatives are designed to promote a​nd improve STEM education at all levels and to expand upon opportunities for underrepresented students. Our Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ inspires students of all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds to imagine future careers in STEM by designing an invention that uses an Internet of Things solution to solve real-world problems.

Tech for Change — How Developers Can Boost Performance in a Braille Tablet With the Qualcomm

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Editor’s note: DigitalTrends.com is a comprehensive source of information about consumer electronics and technology. Its “Tech for Change” series of content shines a spotlight on technical innovations that make a meaningful impact. A recent article featured HumanWare, whose BrailleNote Touch Plus is an Android tablet equipped with a movable, braille display for vision-impaired users. Mistral Solutions provided the engineering design services.

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Editor’s note: DigitalTrends.com is a comprehensive source of information about consumer electronics and technology. Its “Tech for Change” series of content shines a spotlight on technical innovations that make a meaningful impact. A recent article featured HumanWare, whose BrailleNote Touch Plus is an Android tablet equipped with a movable, braille display for vision-impaired users. Mistral Solutions provided the engineering design services.

DevelopHer: Empowering Women in Asia

A mobile learning application paired with online mentoring helps women entrepreneurs become successful business owners
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Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ is a strategic initiative that brings wireless technology to underserved communities globally. Wireless Reach invests in programs that foster entrepreneurship, aid in public safety, enhance the delivery of health care, enrich teaching and learning and improve environmental sustainability. Mobile technology, powered by Qualcomm inventions, has helped shape a better future by bringing the Internet to the unconnected, education to the unschooled, financial services to the unbanked, and jobs to the unemployed.

Mentoring Women in Business at Qualcomm

Using 3G Tablets to Train Women Entrepreneurs
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Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ is a strategic initiative that brings wireless technology to underserved communities globally. Wireless Reach invests in programs that foster entrepreneurship, aid in public safety, enhance the delivery of health care, enrich teaching and learning and improve environmental sustainability. Mobile technology, powered by Qualcomm inventions, has helped shape a better future by bringing the Internet to the unconnected, education to the unschooled, financial services to the unbanked, and jobs to the unemployed.

Brazil: Drone Technology Development Program for Precision Agriculture

Drone Technology Development Program for Precision Agriculture Aims to Help Farmers Reduce Environmental Impact and Increase Crop Yields
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Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ is a strategic initiative that brings wireless technology to underserved communities globally. Wireless Reach invests in programs that foster entrepreneurship, aid in public safety, enhance the delivery of health care, enrich teaching and learning and improve environmental sustainability. Mobile technology, powered by Qualcomm inventions, has helped shape a better future by bringing the Internet to the unconnected, education to the unschooled, financial services to the unbanked, and jobs to the unemployed.

Sustainable Product Design at Qualcomm

Protecting people and the planet
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  • We focus on creating products that positively influence and impact individuals and society. We’re achieving this by ensuring our direct operations integrate principles of sustainability and responsibility and by working closely with our supply chain. 
  • We want our products to be distinguished by their intelligence and by the care and attention we take in designing them. 
  • To date, we have reduced our greenhouse gas emissions by 15.6 percent.
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  • We focus on creating products that positively influence and impact individuals and society. We’re achieving this by ensuring our direct operations integrate principles of sustainability and responsibility and by working closely with our supply chain. 
  • We want our products to be distinguished by their intelligence and by the care and attention we take in designing them. 
  • To date, we have reduced our greenhouse gas emissions by 15.6 percent.

Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab ™ Inspiring the Next Generation of Inventors

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At Qualcomm, we believe in the power of technology. For decades, our innovations have transformed entire industries, improved lives, and addressed many of society’s biggest challenges. With the world becoming increasingly connected, we have a tremendous opportunity to shape a better future. We understand that the success of our business is fundamentally connected to the well-being of our world. We focus our efforts in four key areas where we believe we can have the biggest impact — Purposeful Innovation, STEM Education, Responsible Business, and Our People.

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