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“Broadband is the great infrastructure challenge of the early 21st century”

Founder, Mignon Clyburn

If I were to tell a fifth grader in Marlboro County that these were the first words in the Executive Summary of America’s National Broadband Plan back in March of 2010, she would be justified in exclaiming, “What in the world have you guys been doing for the past 10 years? Certainly not looking out …

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10 Things I Learned From Helping Close Our Rural Broadband Gap

Catherine Cantey

Our community came together to work towards closing the broadband gap. It was a year long project and over that year, I learned ten things I would like to share: Do something different. I learned about this initial work from attending a lunch-and-learn at AgFirst Farm Credit. Jim Stritzinger, President of Revolution D, shared how …

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NASA Names Headquarters After Its First Black Female Engineer, “Hidden Figure” Mary W. Jackson

NASA announced Wednesday that it is naming its headquarters in Washington, D.C. after mathematician and aerospace engineer Mary W. Jackson. Jackson became the agency’s first American American female engineer in 1958, opening up opportunities for countless women of color in STEM who followed in her footsteps “Mary W. Jackson was part of a group of …

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World-First Research Shows Female CEOs Boost Companies by $80M on Average

Electrifying new Australian research has established direct proof for the first time that companies do better when they appoint more women to leadership positions. The study, based on six years of Australian companies’ gender reporting to the federal Workplace Gender Equality Agency, has established that companies who appointed a female CEO increased their market value …

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