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2014-08-13 12:32:39

Latest partnerships support Treehouse's commitment to spur economic empowerment and fill 150,000 coding jobs by 2018 PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a pivotal national education and job placement commitment with the Clinton Global Initiative, Treehouse is putting its movement for economic equality into action with today's launch of "Change the Ratio." In partnership with Girls, Inc. and ChickTech, Change the Ratio is designed to inspire and empower young women...

2014-07-14 23:03:43

Commits to Educating 100 Teachers, Parents, and Business Professionals in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) in 2014 Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Two Bit Circus, an engineering entertainment company, joined national leaders from across the United States at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting June 23rd-25th in Denver, Colorado. Two Bit Circus is working with Solve for Pattern, an organization that connects STEM learning with regional workforce needs,...

2014-06-30 08:34:38

Company Completes Program to Empower Businesses and Nonprofits to Strengthen Local Communities ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland and Labrador, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluedrop Learning Networks today announced the successful completion of its joint project with Thunderbird School of Global Management to develop and launch an online learning platform to assist Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) commitment-makers as they develop their CGI Commitments to Action....

2014-06-26 12:24:36

Creation of financial risk assessment methodology will accelerate solar deployment DENVER, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to accelerate the financing of solar energy projects, more than 20 market-leading companies have committed to support the adoption of truSolar, the industry's first, uniform risk assessment methodology governed by an accreditation body. The truSolar initiative was announced as a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action at the 2014 CGI...

2014-06-25 12:36:38

Through Partnerships with Workforce Investment Boards, Community Organizations and Employers, Code­-to-­Work Commitment Focuses on Filling 150,000 Coding Jobs by 2018 DENVER, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at Clinton Global Initiative America 2014 (CGI America), Treehouse launched the next phase of its national Code-­to­-Work initiative with a public Commitment to Action to train 150,000 U.S. workers for rewarding, in-­demand coding careers by the year 2018. This Digital...

2014-06-24 23:01:57

Young women serve as “near-peer” technology role models and reduce the effects of stereotype threat. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) today announced a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America Commitment to Action, valued at $3.71 million dollars, to engage 10,000 middle school girls in learning computing concepts. The announcement was made at the CGI America meeting in Denver. NCWIT’s Commitment to Action will...

2014-06-24 23:01:36

Platform will coordinate existing resources and service referrals Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 At the fourth annual Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) meeting, Single Stop announced an expansion of its services by building the first integrated, client-facing technology to seamlessly connect users to all of the existing tools in the anti-poverty arsenal—government aid, health care, student financial aid, and community resources. By providing a self-service, user-friendly...

2014-06-24 20:22:11

Salesforce.com Foundation will commit $6 million to support the creation of 400 new internships and 150 new post-internship placements by expanding partnerships with Genesys Works and Year Up DENVER, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 CGI AMERICA MEETING - The Salesforce.com Foundation today announced that it will commit $6 million as part of a new effort to expand youth employment opportunities. This Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action is included as a part of Job One, a...

2014-06-24 20:21:05

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Announces MDC Partners Partnership with Year Up at CGI America NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MDC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: MDCA; TSX: MDZ.A) has made a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action at the 2014 CGI America Meeting, which was announced by Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. In partnership with Year Up, MDC Partners has committed to creating twenty-five, 6-month paid internships from 2014-2015...

2014-06-24 16:23:51

Cengage's Commitment to Action partnerships provide scholarships for high school diplomas and advanced degree career certificates to employees in retail, hospitality and food service sectors DENVER, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage Learning, a global education leader, joins workforce training partners this week in Denver at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) meeting, a program of the Clinton Global Initiative which addresses economic recovery in the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.