Honoring Our Veterans and Military Families Through Corporate Commitments

On Veterans Day, we honor our country’s military veterans who served to protect our freedom and rights. Many of us at CECP have family members and friends who have served or are serving in the military, and in our  special salute, we want to highlight the commitment by companies to support mi...

Where Do We Go From Here? Reflections From the Equity, Talent, and Tech Community

Over the last year, the CECP Systemic Investment in Equity, Talent, and Tech (ETT) Accelerate Community has grappled with issues at the heart of diversity and inclusion in the tech sector. The lack of significant collective progress coupled with the current national tenor suggests this is an appropr...

Where Does STEM Education Stand in a Divided Nation?

The United States is at a crossroads. The razor-thin margins among a record number of voters in this year’s midterm elections are further evidence of a divided nation. There are two principal views of America’s future, and they are at odds with each other. Which one will serve as the driving for...

Corporate STEM Philanthropy, and a Moment of Honesty

CECP’s Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent, and Tech (ETT) Accelerate Community convened for the first time in the second cycle of meetings on improving corporate social investments in STEM education. The objective of the second year of the Community is to consider the tenets of collective impa...

Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent and Tech – When Establishing a Tech Hub is the Objective

The third meeting of the CECP Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent and Tech Accelerate Community took place recently at the headquarters of Northwestern Mutual (NM) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NM is launching an ambitious collective impact agenda to transform Milwaukee into a “tech-hub”.  The co...

Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent & Tech – Equity along the Spectrum

The Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent, and Tech Accelerate Community has taken a deep dive into the structure and objectives of individual programs focused on tech equity in the portfolios of its members. The objective of the CECP community is to develop a framework that can render corporate ef...

Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent & Tech – Towards an Equity Lens

THE LARGER GOAL Developing a robust and diverse technical workforce in the United States remains a critical national challenge. Addressing equity directly is a requirement for meeting that challenge. Federal guidelines established under the last administration have made the goal clear. In response, ...

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