Today, a nationwide coalition led by Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) announced $25 million in investments towards a goal to put one million connected devices in the hands of students without access to the basic tools needed to engage in digital learning, amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. 1 Million Connected Devices Now is the latest effort from the Take on Race Coalition – a group P&G developed in partnership with CEO Action for diversity and inclusion. Partners Dell Technologies, Intel, Dow Jones, Fidelity, Microsoft Corp, PNC Bank, PolicyLink, Walmart, and Comcast have joined P&G in Phase One of the initiative that has raised $25 million towards devices, and the companies invite others to become involved in helping address the digital divide.
Diverse high school students to receive opportunities in the veterinary industry NEWARK, NEW JERSEY (FEBRUARY 1, 2021) — INROADS is partnering with Zoetis to help create future innovators, scientists and veterinarians by investing to identify and develop talent early. INROADS College Links is an innovative program that seeks to close the knowledge and skills gap that often plagues talented and … Read More
MELBOURNE, Fla., Jan. 26, 2021 — L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) and INROADS have formally launched the L3Harris College Links Program in Orlando and Dallas to offer underserved high school students in the region with critical STEM and business training, mentoring and skills development. Leaders from L3Harris, INROADS, the Orlando Magic and other organizations took part in a virtual event Saturday to … Read More
For years, INROADS’ mission has leveled the playing field through its programs designed specifically for diverse, underrepresented high school and college students. College Links works at the high school level to prepare and strengthen underserved talent for college and career success. Targeting those interested in STEM and business careers, College Links gives students needed access to career immersion activities and goal planning, while improving educational outcomes. INROADS partnership with varying community partners has helped introduce the College Links program in new markets across the U.S., such as the L3Harris College Links Program in Orlando and the L3Harris College Links Program in Dallas.
INROADS congratulates Apple, Southern Company and Ed Farm on their commitment to promote racial equity and justice through the development of the Propel Center. This physical and virtual campus will provide students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with access to knowledge, skills, tools and resources necessary to excel as innovators and entrepreneurs. INROADS, the career education and readiness partner for Propel Center, will prepare students to be workforce-ready and co-design
The program will deliver leadership and STEM development to Oakland high school students. OAKLAND (December 15, 2020) — JPMorgan Chase is supporting INROADS’ expansion of the College Links program to Oakland in an effort to help Bay Area youth from communities of color prepare for college and get on a pathway to STEM-related careers. In 2010, INROADS saw a need … Read More
Dollar General (NYSE: DG) and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced today three initial grant recipients as part of a $5 million racial justice and education
INROADS has won the GSA (U.S. General Services Administration) Schedule Contract, which will allow INROADS interns to be exposed to various branches of the U.S. government for internships and career growth. The GSA Schedule Contract is specific to the Federal Supply Schedule 738X – Human Capital management and Administrative Support Services.
UnitedHealth Group and its companies Optum and UnitedHealthcare open their doors to offer additional internships in 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic caused many companies to cancel their summer internship programs. According to a study done by Glassdoor, there was a 52% drop in internship opportunities between March and April 2020. These cancelations left students across the country without opportunities to develop … Read More
Roxanne Lagano, executive vice president, chief human resources officer and global operations, Zoetis, joins INROADS’ National Board of Directors. INROADS is the largest nonprofit committed to the development of careers and leadership for the talented and underrepresented. “Roxanne is joining INROADS’ board of directors at a critical time in the country. As corporate America grapples with calls for equity, we are fortunate to have leaders like Roxanne who understand what it takes to build, transform and advance corporate culture,” says Barron Witherspoon, board chairman, INROADS; and global vice president for industry affairs and corporate race initiative, P&G.