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May 18, 2015

Behind the Scenes at the FedEx Hub in Paris

FedEx helps inspire French junior high school students Airports typically represent great economic potential for the surrounding areas. However, the unemployment rate for young people living near the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) in Paris is quite high. Some transport industry companies, such as FedEx, have taken actions to support education as well as employment

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January 29, 2015

Teach computer science ‎to grade schoolers? You bet, say FedEx IT professionals

Three years ago, I participated in a Junior Achievement teaching event at Combee Elementary, a local school near Lakeland, Fla. I worked with kindergarteners that morning and had a blast; the children were like sponges. As I was leaving, I asked a guidance counselor if there were more ways to help the school, and she

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November 17, 2014

Sharp Students Build Robots, Patents, and More

Abby Audet looks and acts like most girls her age. She loves hanging out with her friends, listening to music, and just being an American teenager. But Abby has some special talents: she can also tell you everything you could ever need to know about field control systems, touch multiplexers, infrared beacons, and much more.

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October 30, 2014

Making a Difference with One School Supply at a Time

Each new school year brings excitement for students to begin their classes and for teachers eager to inspire them.  To make the school year successful, school supplies are needed … a pencil, pen, backpack, folder or paper, among many other items, sound simple by definition, but it makes a world of difference for students and teachers to have these basic resources in the classroom.

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July 11, 2014

Smooth Surfing with the Junior Achievement Company of the Year Competition

Although I have only been an intern on the Global Citizenship Team for a few weeks, I have already been exposed to so much new knowledge and incredible experiences, one of which included traveling to Washington D.C. for a Junior Achievement competition.

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July 10, 2014

Celebrating Heroes Who Are Keeping Kids Safe

This is the sixth post in a series of 10 guest blog posts from the leaders of Safe Kids Worldwide affiliates that FedEx works with around the world in support of child pedestrian road safety initiatives. With tens of thousands of vehicles on the world’s roadways, FedEx is actively engaged in promoting road safety. This month, from Canada, we will hear from Julie Taylor, Coordinator, Parachute, a Safe Kids affiliate.

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June 24, 2014

VIDEO: Delivering Education with Teach for America

For the past seven years, FedEx has supported Teach for America and their commitment to provide students of diverse backgrounds with educational opportunities that will reward them and their communities for a lifetime. 

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