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AOL Invests in Women and Youth

December 16, 2014 | By admin

Citizen AOLAOL, Inc. announced the launch of the AOL Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit private foundation focused on creating opportunities for women, girls and underserved youth, particularly in the technology sector.

According to AOL, Inc., the Foundation will develop partnerships, support and make grants to organizations that are empowering women, girls and underserved youth.

First grants of the Foundation will be given to four nonprofit organizations focused on fostering young women’s leadership, empowerment and access through education and technology across the United States. These organizations are: The New York City Foundation for Computer Science Education, The New York Academy of Sciences, Girls Who Code, and Step Up.

In a statement, Sara Link, President, AOL Charitable Foundation, said, “Today’s launch of the Foundation and our support of these important organizations speaks to AOL’s commitment to creating opportunities for women, girls and underserved youth — in our hometown and beyond — through better access to technology, education and leadership development.”

To know more, read here.

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