A partnership between Cognizant and Per Scholas provides a free IT training program that creates an employment pipeline for in-demand technology jobs.
While nearly half of high school graduates in 2016 expressed an interest in pursuing STEM majors or careers, just 26 percent of them met a college-readiness benchmark that indicates whether a student is well-prepared for first-year courses such as calculus, biology, chemistry and physics
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation was honored at the Education Innovation Awards presented by EVERFI, Inc. at the Nasdaq Marketsite in New York City on June 12.
Opportunity is at the heart of the American Dream, and at the heart of opportunity is a job. When the right person fills the right job, we all benefit—families, neighborhoods, businesses. We all grow and prosper. Yet, there’s a disconnect in our country.
Although women’s access to economic opportunities has greatly increased around the world, many women and girls still face considerable barriers to economic participation.
[Editor’s Note: Chunmei (Mei) Li is Director at Worldwide Corporate Contributions (WCC) Johnson & Johnson.
[Editor’s Note: June Sugiyama is Director of the Vodafone Americas Foundation.