Articles by tag: equity

Beyond the Acronym: Exploring the Depth of DEI

Antonio Saunders talks about DEI

The world is increasingly driven by the quest for equality and understanding, and the realms of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have become more than just buzzwords; they have emerged as pivotal elements in shaping the future of education. Yet, as these concepts gain prominence, they also encounter resistance and misinterpretation, leading to polarized…

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Philanthropic Aid Closes The Gaps That Persists In Healthcare

Despite efforts for change, healthcare inequities persist, and financial barriers often dictate the quality of care one receives. But the lens of philanthropy provides a new hope for a leveled playing field. Philanthropic aid in healthcare goes beyond just the cost of treatment; it encompasses a vast array of programs that cover everything from…

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2023 Retail Refined
Activating the Power of Brand

Toys “R” Us is an unforgettable part of many Americans’ childhoods, bringing back nostalgic memories of aisles upon aisles stacked high with all the toys a little mind could imagine. That’s why it was saddening for many who grew up with the chain to hear they filed for bankruptcy in September of 2018. It’s quite…

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NCQA: Accelerating Health Equity Outcomes

From the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Health Equity Director Bryan O. Buckley DrPH, MPH joins the podcast to share his story and efforts to progress health equity for disadvantaged families across the US. NCQA is committed to evolving equity in healthcare through services, programs and next generation accreditations aimed at supporting Health Plans,…

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Learning from One of Europe’s Top-Tier Retail Accelerators

Starting a business from the ground up isn’t easy. Luckily, across the world, retail accelerator programs have been igniting a lot of entrepreneur’s ideas by providing them with access to investors, funding, and advice, and in return for all the work, a certain percentage of equity in the company. However, there’s a catch – the…

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Why Internal DEI is Key to Building Trust and Loyalty for Retailers

In recent years, retailers have been under increasing pressure to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in the business sector. This is not just a matter of social responsibility, but also a strategic imperative. As consumers become more socially conscious, they are looking to support brands that share their values. In order to build trust…

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The Future of Education: NCEE’s Blueprint for Reinventing Schools

Founded in 1988, the NCEE (National Center on Education and the Economy) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping states, districts, and schools discover, design, and lead high-performing education systems. The organization does this by studying school systems worldwide to gain insights into best practices and what does and does not work. The goal –…

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Construction of the HPC Data Center is Prime Destination for AI Progression
May 17, 2024

As digital infrastructure continues to evolve, the strategic development of data centers is crucial. A recent update from Applied Digital celebrates the progress of the company’s HPC Data Center in Ellendale, North Dakota, positioning it as a pivotal player in the advancement of AI technologies. Highlighted in this special video is the HPC Data…

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Nick Phillips of Applied Digital talks community engagement
Community Engagement is Key for Companies Aiming to Support and Impact Local Communities
May 17, 2024

Corporate responsibility is under the microscope but Applied Digital readily stands out for its positive impact on local communities. As part of the broader discussion on community engagement and economic development, there are several things companies can do to contribute to local prosperity. For a special episode for Applied Digital, Nick Phillips, EVP of…

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Ellendale HPC Datacenter
Ellendale HPC Datacenter
May 17, 2024

The shell of our groundbreaking Ellendale HPC Datacenter is nearly complete! With each panel and beam, we’re closer to launching a hub with unmatched AI capabilities, designed for high-density computing. Watch as we shape the future of AI infrastructure

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Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy
Sunstone Partners Offsite 2024
May 17, 2024

Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy meeting was held offsite in Calistoga, CA this year.  During the event the team bonded in fun activities like wine making and fantastic meals.  On the business side, there was reflection on the significant accomplishments of the team for the year, as well as focusing on upcoming goals…

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Experiential Experts: Why Representation Matters in the Workforce – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
May 9, 2022

While the pandemic may have put a pause on travel over the last two years, things are gearing back up, with different industries hosting a splurge of in-person, hybrid, and virtual events. ImpactXM is proud to be servicing over 25 clients at the ICSC Las Vegas event from May 22-24th. In the meantime, hosts…

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Accelerating Texas K12 Education: The Importance of Personalized Instruction for Students
March 7, 2022

The core foundation of every successful movement in cultivating change and growth is education. Former district superintendent and current Executive Director of The Texas School Alliance, Dr. Curtis Culwell, joined host J.W. Marshall to speak about educational policy, innovation, and student experience. Dr. Culwell realizes that not every student starts at the same place; wherein…

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Should the COVID-19 Vaccine’s Intellectual Property Be Accessible for Everyone?
November 2, 2021

Key Words: Intellectual property protection is important because you have rogue scientists and organizations who might try and do a knock off of the vaccine that isn’t the same quality, which could be dangerous because it isn’t as effective. Pharmaceutical companies shouldn’t be making profit off of drugs that treat neglected diseases. Accessibility of…

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How to Build Better Learning Machines
April 20, 2021

As a 25+ year veteran of education technology, Elliott Levine has seen a lot of change. In his new role with Qualcomm, he has the opportunity to affect more change than ever before. In this episode of EdTech Today, Levine outlines the challenges that lie ahead for post-pandemic issues and, more importantly, the solution to…

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A Closer Look at the COVID Slide Learning Loss
March 23, 2021

The realm of education has been utterly transformed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic – and it’s going to fall largely upon educators to do what they can to help right the ship for their students. The pandemic – and the resulting “COVID slide” in learning, disproportionately impacted underserved communities and students of color,…

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Apple Announces Racial Equity Investments
January 20, 2021

Tech giant Apple is responding to a year full of racial unrest with a focus on racial equity, backed up by an investment of $100 million last June, as reported by The Verge. The investment, said CEO Tim Cook, addresses an opportunity for Apple to “challenge the systemic barriers to opportunity and dignity that exist…

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Creating and Sustaining Digital and Social Equity in Education
January 11, 2021

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   As public education enters 2021, the same…

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Why Collegiate eSports Promote Collaboration and Equity
November 4, 2020

At Pennsylvania’s Montgomery County Community College (MCCC), athletics, technology, and academics have come together to form a successful esports program that promotes equity and collaboration. During a virtual EDUCAUSE 2020 session, faculty from MCCC offered a look at the college’s program, along with tips for those hoping to bring esports to their own campus. MCCC developed…

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Why Equity is a Hidden Component of Resiliency
August 17, 2020

On this episode of Build for Impact, host and LEED architect Daniel Huard is joined by another LEED Fellow and award-winning architect, Eric Corey Freed. Freed serves as the Senior Vice President, Sustainability for CannonDesign, a global architecture, engineering and design firm aimed at designing to “help organizations improve human life” through Living-Centered Design,…

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