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Cognizant Foundation awards USD 1 mln to Code Nation

Friday 7 February 2020 | 16:51 CET | News
The Cognizant U.S. Foundation announced a two-year, USD 1 million grant to Code Nation, an organisation that partners with technology companies to give students at under-resourced high schools skills, experiences, and connections to enter careers in technology. The grant will serve 3,500 students in New York City, Chicago, and the Bay Area. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, four out of five people who pursue careers in technology decide to do so in high school, but just 8 percent of students from under-resourced high schools earn a degree in a STEM-related field

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Categories: IT
Companies: Cognizant
Countries: United States
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