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Building STEPS is taking Baltimore City high schoolers inside local tech and science companies

Baltimore City high school students who took part in programming with local nonprofit Building STEPS got introduced to science and tech careers as they prepared for college.

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Building STEPS Receives Educational Grant From Blue Planet

Building STEPS is pleased to announce it has received an educational grant from Blue Planet, a division of Ciena, to provide recent high school graduates with technology and support crucial to college success.

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Rising college freshman given new laptops

Building STEPS representatives and members of the Blue Planet team handed out brand new laptops and digital inclusion packages to Building STEPS students today.

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‘It’s A Blessing. It Tells Me To Keep Going’ College Bound Baltimore City High Graduates Awarded New Laptops

Baltimore-based non-profit Building Steps handed out nearly 55 laptops to the students along with an online tutoring subscription and money for school supplies.

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Building STEPS Names David E. Lockhart Chairman of the Board of Directors

Building STEPS is pleased to announce that David E. Lockhart, DM, has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors. In his role, he will oversee the board’s strategic planning and organizational effectiveness and outcomes.

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Q&A with Cindy Greenwood from CWIT

UMBC’s Center for Women in Technology’s Cindy Greenwood shares how their scholars will provide custom, advanced math programming and tutoring to Building STEPS students during the Summer Experience.

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Q&A with Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Marjorie Tschantre Director, Operations Talent Strategy Lindsey Silver Manager, Talent Strategy Stacey Alexander Operations Compliance Mithil Patel Supply Chain Planning Carson Gregg Supply Chain Planning How and why did Northrop Grumman get involved with Building STEPS? Stacey: Northrop Grumman advocates a response for social justice to all its employees, as evidenced on our […]

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Q&A with Beth Dolce and Luis Miles

from Blue Planet, A Division of Ciena Corporation

Blue Planet, a Division of Ciena Corporation, shares why community volunteerism is an integral part of their company culture. Learn more about their experience volunteering with Building STEPS.

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BCMC Peacemaker Conversation

Building STEPS CEO Debra Hettleman joins Baltimore Community Mediation Center’s Atul Garg for a conversation in their Peacekeepers Series.

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STEM Everyday podcast with Chris Woods

STEM isn’t just for elementary kids. In Baltimore, Building STEPS is building opportunities for kids to pursue STEM college and career opportunities. Their program launched in 1999 with the sole purpose of creating a college pathway for underrepresented students to become STEM professionals.

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