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Reshma Saujani Brings “Girls Who Code” to Young Readers
Reshma Saujani Brings “Girls Who Code” to Young Readers
8/21/2017 12:44:08 PM
Computing skills are the most sought-after realm in the U.S. job market, yet research shows that the share of women in the computing workforce has declined from 37% in 1995 to 24% today.
More than 355,000 children under five years-old vaccinated against polio in hard to reach areas of Syria
More than 355,000 children under five years-old vaccinated against polio in hard to reach areas of Syria
8/21/2017 10:53:53 AM
UNICEF, the World Health Organisation and partners have completed the first round of a vaccination campaign in response to the recent outbreak of vaccine-derived polio in Syria.
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. – FDA is carefully evaluating prescription opioid medications approved to treat cough in children
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. – FDA is carefully evaluating prescription opioid medications approved to treat cough in children
8/21/2017 10:45:53 AM
There’s perhaps no more important mandate that we have at the FDA than safeguarding the health and safety of children. For that reason, I believe it’s important that parents and health care providers have the best information available to inform the decisions they make about a child’s health.
Colombia: People Continue to Suffer from Violence Despite Peace Deal
Colombia: People Continue to Suffer from Violence Despite Peace Deal
8/21/2017 10:39:53 AM
Violence remains a major problem for many people in  Colombia  despite the peace deal the government and FARC-EP signed last year, according to a report released today by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).
Behavior theory may offer key to ensuring infants are put to sleep safely
Behavior theory may offer key to ensuring infants are put to sleep safely
8/21/2017 7:51:05 AM
It is still common for infants to be placed in unsafe sleeping positions by their caregivers, report researchers from Yale and Boston University (BU).
CMU Welcomes Class of 2021
CMU Welcomes Class of 2021
8/21/2017 7:12:22 AM
In a speech to new students and their families Sunday morning, Carnegie Mellon Interim President Farnam Jahanian said CMU has seen near-record enrollment of female students across each of its schools and colleges, and for the first time in university history, more than half of the students are women.
Image3D – Making Sports Photography Stand Out in 3-D
Image3D – Making Sports Photography Stand Out in 3-D
8/18/2017 5:34:51 PM
Image3D’s RetroViewer allows customers to create custom photo reels and viewers from their own photos; just like the ones everyone remembers playing with as children.
JDRF and IBM Collaborate to Research Risk Factors for Type 1 Diabetes in Children
JDRF and IBM Collaborate to Research Risk Factors for Type 1 Diabetes in Children
8/18/2017 12:14:40 PM
IBM (NYSE: IBM ) and JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced a new collaboration to develop and apply machine learning methods to analyze years of global T1D research data and identify factors leading to the onset of T1D in children.
BASF brings science to life for eighth-grade students
BASF brings science to life for eighth-grade students
8/18/2017 10:28:17 AM
According to the Brookings Institute, there are 26 million Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) jobs available in the United States. Employees from BASF’s Research Triangle Park location are helping to fill those jobs by conducting hands-on science experiments with middle school students during the company’s annual Day of Service event.
Honda and Hispanic Scholarship Fund Honor Outstanding Latino Students with Scholarships and Internship Opportunities
Honda and Hispanic Scholarship Fund Honor Outstanding Latino Students with Scholarships and Internship Opportunities
8/18/2017 8:16:49 AM
Each student is eligible to receive a scholarship up to $5,000 to help pay for tuition, books and living expenses, pending verification of fall enrollment.
America’s Leading Companies are Coming Together on Sept. 20 for the D.C. Opportunity Fair in an Ongoing National Initiative to Connect Youth to Jobs
America’s Leading Companies are Coming Together on Sept. 20 for the D.C. Opportunity Fair in an Ongoing National Initiative to Connect Youth to Jobs
8/17/2017 5:16:39 PM
An estimated 4.9 million young Americans ages 16-24 are not in school or employed, including nearly 10 percent of young adults in the Washington, D.C., area[sup]1[/sup].
Tata Steel hands over ready to use therapeutic food for malnutrition children to DC West Singhbhum
Tata Steel hands over ready to use therapeutic food for malnutrition children to DC West Singhbhum
8/17/2017 9:59:46 AM
In an effort to curb malnutrition in the state of Jharkhand, Tata Steel today handed over RUTF (Ready to Use Therapeutic Food) to the Deputy Commissioner (DC) of West Singhbhum at Malnutrition Treatment Centre (MTC) Chaibasa (Sadar).
Dramatic increase in violence in the Central African Republic - UNICEF
Dramatic increase in violence in the Central African Republic - UNICEF
8/16/2017 2:18:46 PM
This is a summary of what was said by UNICEF spokesperson Donaig Le Du – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
National Geographic Kids Subscription Box Service Launches from Pley.com
National Geographic Kids Subscription Box Service Launches from Pley.com
8/16/2017 1:43:47 PM
Leading subscription toy company Pley.com is expanding its popular subscription service by introducing a line of  National Geographic Kids  mystery subscription boxes.
Promoting health education among youth in Nairobi’s Kibera informal settlement
Promoting health education among youth in Nairobi’s Kibera informal settlement
8/15/2017 8:34:32 AM
Linda* was born and raised in Nairobi’s Kibera informal settlement, one of the largest and most densely populated areas in Kenya. “Life is so challenging here,” she says.
Jake’s Moving And Storage Announces Additional Student Moving Services Are Now Available
Jake’s Moving And Storage Announces Additional Student Moving Services Are Now Available
8/15/2017 3:20:54 AM
Jake’s Moving and Storage, a local company recently accounted that a complete range of moving services is now available for students. This announcement comes in preparation for the start of the upcoming fall semester.  Company management noted that student moving services will apply to students moving to or from different areas throughout Maryland, DC, or Virginia.  It …
New Book Reveals “Happiness” for Women Linked to Fathers
New Book Reveals “Happiness” for Women Linked to Fathers
8/14/2017 2:53:55 PM
In the newly released book, “The Secret Life of Fathers” (2[sup]nd[/sup] Edition), behaviorist James I. Bond tackles the rarely discussed influence of father-daughter relationships on both men and women.
Tata Steel observes closing ceremony of Dhwani – a Youth Conclave
Tata Steel observes closing ceremony of Dhwani – a Youth Conclave
8/14/2017 7:36:50 AM
Tata Steel observed the closing ceremony of ‘Dhwani’, its first-ever youth conclave at Sidhora Town Hall, Jamshedpur. Around 500 youth from across Jharkhand participated during the conclave.
More than half a million children in Libya need humanitarian assistance
More than half a million children in Libya need humanitarian assistance
8/11/2017 6:51:04 AM
 “Six years since the crisis began in Libya, over 550,000 children need assistance because of political instability, on-going conflict, displacement, and economic collapse.
More than 6,000 Nestlé Employees Make an Impact in 150 Community Service Projects Nationwide
More than 6,000 Nestlé Employees Make an Impact in 150 Community Service Projects Nationwide
8/10/2017 12:45:53 PM
Nestlé in the U.S. today marks #NestléCares, its national day of volunteering that brings together the company’s businesses in 47 states for more than 150 community events nationwide.