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.
They say it takes a village to raise a child — that a child has the best ability to become a healthy adult if the entire community takes an active role in contributing to the rearing of the child. But what about more than one child? What about an entire generation of children?
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) believes that we can tackles the skills gap if our employers start taking a leadership role in ensuring their communities are prioritizing career readiness.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, hosted our first Health Means Business National Summit on Feb. 15-16, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
With every advance in automation and artificial intelligence, the American workplace changes. While changing employment demands are obvious in information technology, they are no less pronounced in energy, health care, manufacturing, and other sectors that have long relied on manual labor.
“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is gift; and that’s why it’s called the present.” ------ Eleanor Roosevelt.
Mindfulness is a skill, a practice to remind us to pay attention to ourselves, others and the world around us.