When BRT’s sustainability report first launched, the world was a very different place. The smartphone was in its infancy, the “Internet of Things” (IoT) didn’t exist and “the cloud” was something you saw in the sky. But over the past decade, innovation has sparked a profound technology revolution, giving us more tools than ever to address the world’s challenges. And AT&T has been engaged every step of the way.Read More »
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For- and Non-Profit Organizations Driving Social Impact Can Apply
SAN FRANCISCO, California. January 10, 2017 — AT&T is calling on innovative ed-tech ventures to apply for the 2017 AT&T Aspire Accelerator. In its third year, the Aspire Accelerator’s mission is to support innovations that can help every student achieve a bright, successful future—exponentially and at scale. For and non-profit organizations chosen to participate in the program receive financial investment, access to expert services and mentorship.Read More »
Forty percent of the food produced in the U.S. ends up in landfills.* We know it means wasted food, but it also leads to excessive production of methane gas – a major contributor to the shrinking ozone layer.Read More »
AT&T and Teach for America Expand Computer Science Opportunities to Serve 2,500 Students in Low-Income CommunitiesDecember 5, 2016 11:40 AM by AT&T
$900,000 Contribution from AT&T Provides Computer Science Programs to Teachers and Students in Seven Communities Nationwide
NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2016 — Teach For America announced today that it will expand its Computer Science (CS) initiative, bringing high-quality opportunities to teachers and students in seven regions with support from AT&T. Through its signature philanthropic initiative, AT&T Aspire, the technology company will contribute $900,000 over the next two years to provide Udacity Nanodegree credential scholarships to help students learn the skills needed for entry-level jobs in the tech industry, and also to support quality professional development and resources for teachers serving 2,500 students across the Bay Area, Dallas-Fort Worth, Kansas City, New York City, Rio Grande Valley, South Carolina, and Washington D.C.
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INDIANAPOLIS – Brackets For Good and AT&T announced today a collaboration to introduce a first-ever nation-wide Brackets For Good tournament — just in time for basketball’s Big Dance. Tipping off on Feb. 24, 2017, 64 large national charities will compete online in a single-elimination bracket-style fundraising tournament. In addition to raising awareness and funds, the winning organization will receive a $100,000 contribution from AT&T. It’s competitive giving. Everybody wins.Read More »
Additional $2 Million Contribution Gives Up To 11,000 More Students Career Training
DALLAS, Sept. 13, 2016 — AT&T* is contributing $2 million to Genesys Works, a unique program that connects rising high school seniors with critical college and career skills. The program aims to better students’ prospects for college and career success.Read More »
AT&T’s support will connect 60 young men with skills and network to pursue careers in tech
All Star Code is one of several STEM programs AT&T is supporting this summer throughout the five boroughs
New York, NY – AT&T today announced a contribution of $250,000 for All Star Code (ASC), a tech education non-profit that provides computer science training for qualified young men of color. This significant investment is funding 60 rising high school juniors and seniors participating in this year’s ASC Summer Intensive. This funding more than doubles last year’s $100,000 contribution to ASC through AT&T Aspire, AT&T’s signature initiative that drives innovation in education to support student success in school and beyond.
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Try to remember the most memorable moment from science class and you’ll probably think of the time your teacher had you build a rocket or make ice cream in a plastic bag. It’s these types of hands on “making” experiences that inspire creativity in students and spark interest in STEM careers.Read More »
Village Capital Launches Venture Development Program to Bridge the Skills Gap Between Education and EmploymentJune 16, 2016 12:00 PM by AT&T
12 startups from 8 states selected to participate; two ventures will secure US $150,000 total in funding through peer review
(Washington, DC) – Today Village Capital in collaboration with AT&T, as part of AT&T Aspire, announced the full cohort of entrepreneurs participating in Village Capital’s “Education: US 2016,” a venture development program to support early-stage entrepreneurs bridging the skills gap between education and employment. The full cohort is listed below.Read More »