Alcatel-Lucent Foundation: ConnectEd Brazil Employee Engagement Highlights

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Alcatel-Lucent Foundation: ConnectEd Brazil Employee Engagement Highlights

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Monday, September 15, 2014 - 9:10am

Exposure of students to new technologies and career paths helps ConnectEd Brazil students learn about their own opportunities and set goals. Alcatel-Lucent employees volunteered to provide tours of their office for eighty-four students, and hosted students at the 15th Futurecom, the largest telecommunications event in Latin America.

Read more about students’ introduction to technology careers in Brazil.

More about ConnectEd:
The Alcatel-Lucent Foundation has partnered with World Education Inc. to implement ConnectEd, the global signature program of the Foundation. ConnectEd is designed to address factors limiting the work and life options of disadvantaged youth, with an emphasis on girls and women. The program has better prepared 21,944* young people from marginalized communities for the world of work in Australia, Brazil, China, India, and Indonesia. ConnectEd began in April 2011 and will continue in Indonesia through March 2015.

Keywords: Education | Alcatel-Lucent Foundation | Brazil | ConnectEd | Instituto Aliança | Volunteerism & Community Engagement | World Education