Salesforce.org Announces Major Education Cloud Updates, Invests $1.75 Million in College-Ready Nonprofit Organizations
Salesforce.org, which empowers nonprofits and educational institutions through technology, grants, and volunteering programs, today announced a new data architecture to support lifelong learning, new capabilities for its Education Cloud, and investments in nonprofit organizations committed to college and career success for students from all backgrounds.
Attending a career fair can be exciting and extremely nerve-racking at the same time. Read about Jimmy Vo’s undercover experience at his campus career fair and check out his tips for mastering your next career fair.
Martin Tran’s values and strengths are paving the way for his future. He’s learned valuable lessons from his family about leadership, networking, and team building. Read about Martin’s story and his passion for helping students find beneficial programs and resources at the library.
The McNulty Foundation announced the inaugural recipients of the McNulty Prize Catalyst Fund, a new fund at the Aspen Institute to support innovative social ventures at vital inflection points. A total of $110,000 will be granted to six organizations around the world that have proven results and show great potential for further impact. Each is led by an Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN) Fellow using their entrepreneurial spirit and expertise to address critical global problems.
Read about Melanie Shaver’s experience as a Leadership Coach for Braven and her passion for unleashing the leadership and potential within students. As she says, life is always in progress — what are you doing to make a better tomorrow?
Sanjana Shetty, Fall 2016 Braven Fellow at San Jose State University, interned as a Software Engineer NASA. Read about her incredible experience pursuing STEM and working in the Human-Computer Interaction Department at NASA.
Martin Tran, Spring 17′ Braven Fellow, interviewed the current SJSU Braven Brand Ambassadors. Read about their experiences as BBAs and how Braven has helped them pursue professional opportunities they’re passionate about.
Braven is helping San Jose State University students gain the skills and connections they need to land good jobs after graduation. Reach The Mercury News’ article about how Braven matches Silicon Valley mentors with students who don’t have “classic rich-uncle connections” to help them get a foot in the door.
At the age of 19, SJSU student, Nasheli Arce, can already visualize how her business career will look. She spends one night a week at Facebook as part of a course she is taking through SJSU’s College of Science and nonprofit Braven. Read how Braven is preparing students like Nasheli for strong careers after college.
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, take a look at Fall 2016 Fellow, Cinthya Ortiz’s Blog – “Growing up, this country constantly reminded me that I needed to “echarle ganas” to achieve the same goals as my peers. And even though this country celebrates Hispanic History Month, I was constantly reminded that I was different, solely my documentation status.”