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Entries by Anne Wintroub

    Meet the AT&T Aspire Accelerator 2016 Class

    July 19, 2016 10:17 AM by Anne Wintroub

    Time sure flies when you are having fun! It’s hard to believe that we are half way through the 2016 AT&T Aspire Accelerator and already it’s such an incredible experience. From our kick off in San Francisco in May to the ISTE conference in June, the 2016 class is making serious progress growing their organizations to maximize impact and is developing impactful relationships along the way. I can’t wait for our next in-person convening at the GSV Pioneer Summit in September. In the meantime, check out the video below to learn more about our program and the 2016 class.

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    An Opportunity for Every Student to Learn Computer Science

    April 25, 2016 9:27 PM by Anne Wintroub

    Computer science and education are making headlines nearly every day. Why? Without computer science, students will not be ready to take on the jobs of tomorrow. 

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    Young Minds, Inventing Change

    April 14, 2016 10:46 AM by Anne Wintroub

    Old fashioned play and tomorrow’s technology are connected – the most advanced technologies and machinery are often created by literally tinkering with them, taking them apart and putting them back together again. That is why AT&T supports programs like Imagination Foundation – an organization dedicated to finding, fostering and funding creativity and entrepreneurship. Together, we can raise a new generation of innovators and problem solvers who have the tools they need to build the world they imagine.

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    Aspire Accelerator 2016: Applicants from Coast-to-Coast

    March 4, 2016 11:00 AM by Anne Wintroub

    In January, we announced an open call for applications to the AT&T Aspire Accelerator in search of ventures using technology to support students’ educational and career success. For- and non-profit organizations chosen to participate in the program will receive financial investment, access to expert services and mentorship. The application period closed in February, and we received 238 responses from organizations located across the country. Stay tuned for more information about the organizations selected for our 2016 Aspire Accelerator class, which will kick off in May!

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    Reimagining Career Paths

    December 16, 2014 9:30 AM by Anne Wintroub

    Over the past decade, technology has fundamentally transformed so much of our world – the way we meet people, build a business, explore neighborhoods. Technology has changed how we learn, how we work, and increasingly, the work that we do.

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    Nanodegree Scholarship Program Expanded to an Additional 1,000 Students

    December 4, 2014 10:17 AM by Anne Wintroub

    Nanodegrees, a new category of online degrees launched by AT&T and Udacity this fall, provide affordable and accessible training for jobs in the tech industry. As a company that relies on a highly skilled tech workforce, we believe that new educational pathways such as nanodegrees will help more people gain industry-relevant skills to fuel the 21st century workforce. This is also why, together with Udacity, we created the nanodegree scholarship program. Through AT&T Aspire, we are committed to helping students — regardless of age, gender, income or zip code — make their biggest dreams a reality.

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