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AT&T’s Kay Kapoor Encourages Women to Persist in STEM-Related Careers

Kay Kapoor, president of AT&T’s global public sector business, told Capitol File Magazine in an interview published Tuesday she believes science, technology, engineering and math careers offer women an opportunity to help shape the future of innovation. Kapoor mentors female professionals in STEM fields and encourages students to find a mentor …

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Leidos Sponsors US-UK University Cyber Competition

Leidos has agreed to sponsor the Cambridge2Cambridge cyber competition for university teams from the U.S. and the U.K. as part of the company’s efforts to promote science, technology, engineering and math careers for students. The University of Cambridge will host the 2017 C2C cyber challenge that will run from July 24 through …

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Leidos to Sponsor Air Force Association’s Cyber Education Program; Chuck Heflebower Comments

Leidos will continue to sponsor the Air Force Association’s cyber education program for the eighth consecutive year. AFA said Monday Leidos has supported CyberPatriot as a Cyber Silver sponsor since the program’s inception in 2009 to help develop students’ cyber skills and interest in science, technology, engineering and math careers. “We at Leidos are …

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Siemens’ US CEO Judy Marks to Chair Foundation Board; David Etzwiler Comments

Judy Marks, CEO of Siemens‘ U.S. subsidiary, has been appointed as chair of the board of directors at the company’s philanthropic arm. She will lead the Siemens Foundation board as it works to help develop future scientists and engineers as well as sustain a workforce focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the foundation said Tuesday. “Not only …

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Sandia Natl Labs Vet Julia Phillips Joins National Science Board

Julia Phillips, former acting vice president and chief technology officer of the Education Department‘s Sandia National Laboratories, has been appointed by President Barack Obama to the National Science Board. She will lead efforts to maintain U.S.’ key role in the science and engineering fields in her new position, Sandia Labs said Wednesday. …

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Lockheed Enters Investment Partnership on STEM Curriculum for Denver Public Schools

Lockheed Martin has invested $800,000 in partnership with Project Lead The Way and the Denver Public Schools Foundation to support the implementation of science, technology, engineering and math-based curriculum across public schools in Denver, Colorado. The company said Friday the investment will support Project Lead The Way’s STEM program at approximately 100 elementary, …

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