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Fostering an Interest in STEM Fields as Kids Head Back to School

As  the chief technology officer at Neustar, I am ever focused on the company’s evolving technical direction. We all know that innovation and agility are important keys to success in the technology industry. Visionary ideas are plentiful, but finding people with the high-level skills needed to develop them into workable product solutions is an ongoing […]

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Internet and Digital Literacy Hold Keys to Future Success for Students

Yesterday I walked into SEED School DC a – a public charter school in Southeast Washington D.C. – and I was immediately reminded of the tremendous difference terrific teachers and a positive school environment can have on students. This point became abundantly clear as dozens of kids entered the auditorium to celebrate the completion of […]

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Fostering the Next Big Idea: Neustar and STEM

Getting kids interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is always on our minds at Neustar. We know first-hand that technology isn’t simply a portal to entertainment; it’s a pathway to the jobs that will offer a rewarding future and will power future innovations. This week, we participated in two events that are helping […]

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Neustar’s Lisa Hook on Public/Private Partnerships in Education

In January, Neustar President and CEO Lisa Hook joined other business, education, nonprofit, and public leaders to discuss the importance of business and education partnerships at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. For a snapshot of their comments on the importance of public/private partnerships in education, press play.

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Neustar and EverFi Certify 150+ Students in Leesburg Virginia

Last week, we celebrated the My Digital LifeSM certification of 174 middle school students at Smarts Mill Middle School in Loudoun County, Virginia. This online program powered by EverFi, Inc., uses leading-edge instructional design, rich media and game-like simulations to educate students and empower them with the skills necessary to leverage technology safely and effectively. […]

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Kid Tested, Teacher Approved: My Digital Life Works

Monday, I had the privilege of helping about 70 middle school students celebrate their completion of the My Digital Life program. I, along with Alexandria County Public Schools Superintendent Morton Sherman and EverFi CEO Tom Davidson, visited Francis C. Hammond Middle School in Alexandria, Va., to give the students certificates of completion and hear them […]

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Neustar and Year Up: Partnership for the Future

At Neustar, we believe that our education system should place a greater emphasis on the technical subjects that are critical to our country’s future economic growth. And we  hope that more and more students will develop an interest  in  science, technology, engineering or math (STEM), if for no other reason than many of the best jobs in […]

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My Digital Life: Leveraging Technology to Spark an Interest in STEM

My Digital Life: Leveraging Technology to Spark an Interest in STEM

Today, Neustar announced that we are bringing My Digital Life—a digital literacy program that teaches kids about technology and how to use it responsibly—to middle and high schools throughout California. As a technology company, we know how important tools such as social media and smart phones have become in our daily lives. We know their […]

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Attracting and Keeping a Diverse Workforce

Neustar is deeply committed to increasing the depth and scope of our country’s  technology workforce.  We believe that it is important to expand and improve our science, technology, math and engineering (STEM) education – and we’re backing that up by investing in digital literacy programs for middle school students.   As part of this commitment, we […]

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Two Neustar Employees Awarded the Urban Empowerment Award by Year Up

On Friday, July 27th, Neustar employees Jim Weber and Brad Missal were awarded the Urban Empowerment Award by Year Up, a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults with a combination of hands-on skill development, college credits, and corporate internships. The Urban Empowerment Award recognizes individuals who have made an incredible impact on […]

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