Tag: Camp

Amazon and Big Tech cozy up to Biden camp with cash and connections

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With a framed Joe Biden poster in the background, Amazon.com Inc’s Jay Carney made no secret of his long history with the presidential candidate while speaking at a virtual policy roundtable during August’s Democratic party convention.

FILE PHOTO: A supporter of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden holds a flag as he stands next to Biden’s campaign train during a campaign stop in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., September 30, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Carney, who is Amazon’s public policy and communications chief, touted the hundreds of thousands of jobs his company has created and joined Microsoft Corp’s President Brad Smith as one of two senior tech executives to have a public role at the convention – hinting at Amazon’s potential influence on a Biden administration if the democrat wins the White House.

Amazon appears to have taken an early lead making in-roads with the

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Girl Scouts Camp Trivera combines STEM and sustainable architecture

Focusing on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, with an architectural emphasis on integral sustainability, Camp Trivera is the first Girl Scouts campground of its kind. The space will serve as an educational and community center for the future female leaders of tomorrow in an outdoor setting. Inhabitat caught up with Shannon Evers, the CEO of Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma, to learn more about Camp Trivera. The facility is set to open in September 2020 in Oklahoma City.

Camp Trivera exterior

Inhabitat: This project has $12.7 million and three years of planning behind it. Can you speak a little bit about the inspiration behind it and how it came to be?

Evers: Our mission: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma is proud to lead the way within our community and for the broader network of Girl Scouts throughout

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