Google starts USD 1 bln fund for free tech training in the US, beyond

Friday 13 October 2017 | 09:35 CET | News
Google CEO Sundar Pichai has announced its new "Grow with Google" at an event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The initiative aims to give people in the US the tech skills they will need to get a job or develop their business. The company said it will also give out USD 1 billion worth of grants over five years to non-profits around the world, with the aim of boosting opportunity. Finally, Google employees will also be encouraged to volunteer at non-profits, to the tune of 1 million hours. 

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Companies: Google
Countries: United States / World
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