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The University of Washington Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) has been awarded $40 million in GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) grant funding to deepen its efforts with school districts and community organizations to make college a reality for more low-income middle and high school students in the state.
In an effort to grow the pipeline of Washington students who will graduate and enter high-demand STEM and health care fields, a public-private partnership was initiated in 2011 to support low- and middle-income students as they earn their bachelor’s degrees and enter the workforce. Now serving its sixth cohort of students, the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship has
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If I asked you to picture a computer programmer, you’d probably conjure up a pretty specific image. He—yes, he—grew up playing video games in the basement, went to an elite university, and breezed through to a job in Silicon Valley. Over the past few years, we’ve been talking a lot about the need for more womenNext page