Computer Science Education Week, Dec. 4-10, 2017

POSTED ON Dec 04, 2017

Every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science, says Computer Science Education Week, an annual program dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to take interest in computer science. According to the National Center for Education

STEM education is key to diversifying America’s energy workforce

POSTED ON Dec 01, 2017

A new American Petroleum Institute (API) study concluded that many of tomorrow’s careers, including those in the oil and natural gas industry, will require training in a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) discipline. In the natural gas and oil i

Information Security Executive: Myrna Soto, The Comcast Corporation

POSTED ON Nov 24, 2017

This October, the National Football League, Hispanic Heritage Foundation, and Nationwide, the official sponsor of the NFL, partnered for the seventh annual NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Awards. The awards recognize contributions of Hispanic leaders in each NFL

Geisha Williams: PG&E’s Top Electric Executive

POSTED ON Nov 22, 2017

Geisha Williams became president and CEO of PG&E Corp. on March 1, 2017. Williams joined PG&E in 2007 after 24 years with Florida Power and Light. Since joining PG&E, Williams has been responsible for the maintenance, construction, and overall perfor

Top paid majors for Class of 2017

POSTED ON Nov 21, 2017

Early data for the Class of 2017 show that salaries for several majors gained ground from last year,  according to a report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).  NACE’s Fall 2017 Salary Survey found that the average starting salary

Five Life Quotes from an Inspirational Latino

POSTED ON Oct 26, 2017

In the spring of 2017, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility CEO Cid Wilson earned a Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award from the American Conference on Diversity. At the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), Wilson directs pro

Executive Talks: Jessica Marquez, Human Systems Engineer

POSTED ON Oct 03, 2017

Jessica Marquez is a human systems engineer and research scientist at NASA’s Ames Research Center. She develops tools that astronauts use on the International Space Station. Jessica also trains astronauts and flight controllers to better plan out their workload.

Paulino do Rego Barros, Interim CEO for Equifax

POSTED ON Sep 26, 2017

Paulino Barros has been tapped to serve as interim CEO for Equifax. He most recently served as President, Asia Pacific, and is a seven-year veteran of the company. Previously, Barros led the company’s U.S. Information Solutions business, which includes U.S.-bas

Carmen P. Nava: Executive of the Day

POSTED ON Sep 25, 2017

Carmen Nava was appointed Senior Vice President – Premium Care, in September 2015. In this role, Carmen leads AT&T Entertainment Group’s efforts to care for customers with more complex needs. Her 31-year career has taken her to assignments in customer expe

Department of Energy promotes Native representation in STEM

POSTED ON Sep 22, 2017

Representatives from Department of Energy (DOE) offices and national laboratories are attending the American Indian Science and Engineering Society 2017 Conference in Denver, CO, Sept. 21–23, reports Sandra Begay in a DOE post. Sandra Begay is a principal member

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