AT&T Invests Over $144 Million to Support STEM Initiatives

AT&T have spoken about their investment of $144m tio support STEM, I have included the post below as it goes into interesting detail that I feel might be of interest, to read the post look here, or read below: Thanks to a recent study conducted by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, the “Scully Effect” posited by fans of The X-Files has now been validated. The survey results showed that the character of Agent Dana Scully was an inspiration and a trailblazer—63% of women surveyed said that Scully…

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AT&T Partners with Year Up to Create Internships for Young People

AT&T, with non-profit Year Up, is opening the door to internships across the U.S. for opportunity youth, defined as talented young adults seeking work who are underemployed or unemployed. Nationally, there are an estimated 5 million young adults disconnected from stable career pathways and 12 million jobs requiring postsecondary education that will go unfilled in the next decade.1 At AT&T, we know these young people have talent and potential. So, to continue building a diverse and strong workforce, AT&T is tapping into that pipeline by committing to host 200 interns…

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Planeteers Generate $100,000 Donation from AT&T for the Captain Planet Foundation

AT&T is donating $100,000 to the Captain Planet Foundation™ after a successful challenge based in the new mobile game, “Captain Planet: Gaia Guardians,” published by Turner’s Adult Swim Games. During the “Hope Island Recovery Challenge,” AT&T and Turner called on Planeteers to restore trees in the game to help generate a real-world donation from AT&T to the Captain Planet Foundation. AT&T’s donation supports Project Learning Garden™, a program creating schoolyard gardens for students to engage in inquiry-driven, project-based learning. “AT&T thanks and celebrates all the ‘Planeteers’ who took in-game action…

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AT&T and UT Knoxville Team Up to Engage Students on Sustainability

Sustainable business practices have the power to create tangible benefits for companies of all sizes by helping them reduce costs and boost efficiency while lessening their impact on the environment. AT&T want to help companies play a key role in creating an environmentally sustainable future—and we’re always looking for opportunities to share our commitment with the next generation. So, they’ve joined forces with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT) to give a group of students an up-close look at the role business plays in a sustainable community. AT&T Director of…

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AT&T and City of Los Angeles Unveil ShakeAlertLA Early Warning Earthquake App to Help Improve Public Safety

AT&T and the City of Los Angeles are unveiling ShakeAlertLA, a unique mobile app designed to alert residents in Los Angeles County of an earthquake. The app is designed to send push notifications that an earthquake has occurred, potentially giving residents critical seconds of notice before shaking reaches them. ShakeAlertLA is a pilot project designed to alert users when seismic activity equal to or greater than magnitude 5.0 is detected by a regional sensor network. It includes maps that help users visualize the earthquake’s epicenter in relation to where they…

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