New “Sincerely, Kindness” campaign calls on people to share kindness online and offline

In advance of World Kindness Day, kindness.org announced that recent studies conducted in collaboration with Oxford University show the warm fuzzy feeling you get by being kind isn’t just in your head. Data from three studies conducted within the last year shows that performing acts of kindness increases the overall well-being of the performer. One experiment completed in April 2017 involved 691 participants from 39 countries and investigated kindness to family, friends, strangers and self. Participants performed acts of kindness every day for seven days. Data from the experiment showed…

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Booking.com Announces New Scholarship Programs to Support Women in Technology

Booking.com, one of the world’s largest travel e-commerce companies and digital technology leader, has introduced Booking.com Women in Technology Scholarships, a new, two-year initiative designed to support women seeking careers in technology. Working in conjunction with the University of Oxford in the UK, and the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, these scholarships will be granted to women looking to further their education and advancement in the technology sector. The grants will equal over $585K across both university partnerships. Recognizing an under-representation of women in under-graduate and advanced STEM-related…

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