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Philly’s first ‘green bank’ wants to boost access to clean energy and fight climate change

Oct. 11, 2021 12:10 pm

Philly’s first ‘green bank’ wants to boost access to clean energy and fight climate change

Here's what Executive Director Maryrose Myrtetus says the recently launched Philadelphia Green Capital Corp. could mean for the city's environmental needs.
Temple’s Small Business Development Center can help your biz cross the digital divide

Oct. 8, 2021 12:16 pm

Temple’s Small Business Development Center can help your biz cross the digital divide

With the new PA Digital Transformation eCommerce Program, the SBDC wants to help entrepreneurs thrive in the digital economy. It's also expanding to locations outside of North Philadelphia.
Henrietta Lacks is the inspiration for a new life science workspace, called HelaPlex

Oct. 7, 2021 12:48 pm

Henrietta Lacks is the inspiration for a new life science workspace, called HelaPlex

LucasPye Bio founder Tia Lyles-Williams is behind the forthcoming development. She says she wants Black people to be more than "lab rats" in medical research.
Watch: Students from Science Center’s FirstHand program share its impact in a new short film

Oct. 5, 2021 10:30 am

Watch: Students from Science Center’s FirstHand program share its impact in a new short film

Philly-based director André Robert Lee highlights how the program has drawn high schoolers into exploring careers in STEM.
What makes a ‘quality job’? Consider its security, viability, equity and flexibility

Oct. 4, 2021 3:18 pm

What makes a ‘quality job’? Consider its security, viability, equity and flexibility

Julia Enyart, a VP on the sustainable and impact investing team for The Glenmede Trust Company, on how the pandemic is shaping corporate and investor responses.
3 Philly orgs are getting corporate money to boost digital literacy skills

Sep. 29, 2021 3:34 pm

3 Philly orgs are getting corporate money to boost digital literacy skills

The nonprofits receiving a combined $50,000 in AT&T grants serve kids, low-income people, immigrants and those navigating the healthcare system.
Why Campus Philly is funding Black and brown college students in unpaid tech internships

Sep. 27, 2021 5:48 pm

Why Campus Philly is funding Black and brown college students in unpaid tech internships

The new Tech Scholars program is taking aim at inequity in Philly's tech job pipeline.
Robin Walker wants Philly public school students to fall in love with robotics

Sep. 27, 2021 1:21 pm

Robin Walker wants Philly public school students to fall in love with robotics

Philadelphia Robotics Coalition, which Walker leads, brings hands-on STEM education to Black, brown and girl students who have traditionally been left out of the tech workforce. Yes, sometimes that involves LEGOs.
A first-of-its-kind esports room just opened at a West Philly rec center

Sep. 24, 2021 1:15 pm

A first-of-its-kind esports room just opened at a West Philly rec center

It's a partnership between Philadelphia's Parks and Rec Department and Nerd Street Gamers. "This is about access to technology," said John Fazio, the esports company's founder and CEO.
Youth Resource Roundup: 12+ programs to help Philly students break into STEM

Sep. 22, 2021 12:34 pm

Youth Resource Roundup: 12+ programs to help Philly students break into STEM

From weekend workshops to coding camps, young people have a number of ways to learn more about tech and careers of the future through these local orgs and institutions.

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