Social Good

Why Should Social Services Be Ecstatic About Automation? Hint: End of Mundane, Repetitive Work

The importance of protecting children and ensuring their growth into healthy adults is an altruistic, civilized mission rarely refuted.  On the front lines of promoting child safety are government social service agencies. And while these agencies take a vested interest to ensure the safety, permanency and well-being of children, families and communities, they struggle to […]

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Meeting the Needs of 21st Century Parenting

There have been debates about paid family leave in the U.S. since the 1950s, when my company pioneered paid-time-off for IBM moms at a time when women represented only 30% of the workforce. Fast forward to 2016, and nearly two-thirds of households in the U.S. had women as either the primary or co-breadwinner. The share […]

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Science for Social Good: Science in Service of Humanity

Social responsibility has become a growing movement, with 64 percent of CEOs planning to increase investment in corporate social responsibility. Today, Fortune 500 companies alone give more than $15 billion annually towards finding solutions for global challenges and offer a breadth of volunteer programs, which allow their employees to contribute to communities where they live […]

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