Google & The REC Foundation Empower More Girls To Enter Stem Fields With Second Annual Girl Powered Workshop

The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation was excited to help host the Google Girl Powered VEX Robotics Workshop, uniting 565 middle and high school girls for a weekend of STEM fun last weekend at the Google in Sunnyvale, CA. The students gathered with Google engineers to build and program VEX EDR robots, network and meet others during a series of Girl Powered activities, and put their newly built robots to the test playing a version of the VEX Robotics Competition game Turning Point. The Workshop is an effort to…

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Google For Entrepeneurs Looks to Empower India’s female entrepreneurs

Google have launched a blog on their site written by Rashmi Dhanwani, (pictured above) founder of the Art X Company. She’s a member of 91springboard, India’s largest coworking space and startup community with over 8,000 members across 9 cities. She talks about what Google has done to help her as a business startup, it is an interesting read. This piece was initially hosted on the google blog as linked into the piece. As the founder of the Art X Company, a startup dedicated to promoting greater public access to the…

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Google and Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Collaborate to Bring Evidence-Based Resources, Actionable Support to Parents and Families

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, the leading nonprofit that supports families whose son or daughter is struggling with substance use, has expanded its partnership with Google to ensure that parents can find and have access to evidence-based resources to address a substance use disorder within their families. This spring, Google announced a matching gift campaign to boost the Partnership’s Parent Helpline, which provides families with expert guidance and personalized help when struggling with the challenges of their child’s substance use. Families connect to the Partnership by phone at 855-DRUGFREE, through…

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New Media Trust training programme to develop the digital skills of charities across the UK to have a stronger voice with support from Google

Media Trust, the media communications charity, have unveiled plans for a new digital skills training programme for UK charities and community organisations, enabled by a grant from Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm.  The programme has been developed following findings from Media Trust’s own 2017 Charity Survey, which found that for more than 70% of UK charities, the lack of digital skills represents a challenge for their organisation to reach their target audience and get their voice heard. Over 40% of respondents have less than £5,000 to spend annually on marketing and communications,…

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Google’s Sundar Pichai is Most Reputable CEO in the World, According to Reputation Institute’s Inaugural 2018 CEO RepTrak®

Reputation Institute (RI),  the world’s leading provider of reputation measurement, management and intelligence services, today announced the company’s first ever CEO RepTrak® study. The results indicate Sundar Pichai of Google is the world’s most reputable CEO. Pichai stands out for his responsible  leadership and is viewed as excellent on the merits of fiscal, social and environmental responsibility. Denise Morrison of the Campbell Soup Company and Tatsumi Kimishima of Nintendo received honorable mentions among the world’s Top 10 most reputable CEOs.  The world’s largest reputation study of its kind, the CEO RepTrak is based on more than 28,000 individual…

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