It’s no secret that improving the nation’s rankings in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects has been at the forefront of education reform over the past few years.

President Obama has shown his support for the innovative projects, designs and experiments from students all across the country by inviting them to showcase their work at the White House Science Fair.

Nathan Han at the White House Science Fair. Nathan Han at the White House Science Fair.

Today, …


Maryam Rofougaran, Senior Vice President of Engineering, has been named on the National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology.  The prestigious list highlights the most prominent female executives, influencers and achievers each year, and Maryam is ranked among women from Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Apple, Salesforce, Netflix, Comcast, General Electric, IBM, Texas Instruments and more.

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Maryam’s groundbreaking work touches every part of Broadcom’s $8 billion …


It’s a holiday that’s set to unite “mathletes” all over the world — at least for a few fractions of a second.

This week marks a very special “Pi Day” — no, we’re not talking about the Raspberry Pi microcomputer that’s been much covered on this blog — but a day dedicated to the celebration of one of mathematics’ most beloved numbers.

March 14, of course, is the calendar equivalent of …


With some 66 million primary school-age children around the world who regularly attend classes hungry, every meal counts.

That statistic — as staggering as it looks on paper– is just one of the reasons why volunteers from Broadcom’s Project LOTUS community group recently joined efforts with Stop Hunger Now in India.

Project Lotus, Stop Hunger Now Broadcom’s Project LOTUS volunteers package meals for schoolchildren in India.

Broadcom employees packed more than 45,000 meals at the …


For the past three years, Broadcom Foundation has teamed with Stop Hunger Now to host meal-packaging events where Broadcom employees live and work.

Now, Broadcom is sponsoring a new permanent home for the nonprofit in Bangalore, India, a strategic location for ending malnutrition on a global basis.  The Bangalore facility will be the first center in India and will work closely with schools to provide the nutrition that children need …


Editor’s Note: Broadcom Community Heroes  recognizes civic engagement and volunteerism by Broadcom employees around the globe, who may nominate themselves or their colleagues for recognition under guidelines set forth by Broadcom Foundation. The Community Engagement Committee honors these employees with a $500 gift in their honor from a list of qualifying charities. In this series on the blog, we’ll profile each Community Hero to share stories about their interests and


Editor’s NoteBroadcom leaders often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in Smart Business, in which Paula Golden, President and Executive Director of Broadcom Foundation and Director of Broadcom Corporation Community Affairs, talks about how corporations can use their strengths for targeted giving in their communities and beyond. 

From Smart Business:

Corporate social responsibility …


Paula Golden in red T-shirt President and Executive Director of the Broadcom Foundation, Paula Golden

Editor’s NoteBroadcom leaders often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in The Huffington Post, in which Paula Golden, President and Executive Director of Broadcom Foundation and Director of Broadcom Corporation Community Affairs, talks about how educators can embrace teaching Engineering. 

From The Huffington Post


Paula Golden in red T-shirtEditor’s NoteBroadcom leaders often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in EdTech Digest, in which Paula Golden, President and Executive Director of Broadcom Foundation and Director of Broadcom Corporation Community Affairs, talks about how to create classroom experiences that use technology to engage students. 

From EdTech Digest:

Preparing young people for the …


Paula Golden in red T-shirtEditor’s NoteBroadcom leaders often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in The Huffington Post, in which Paula Golden, President and Executive Director of Broadcom Foundation and Director of Broadcom Corporation Community Affairs, talks about how important collaboration is for STEM education. 

From The Huffington Post:

In his mesmerizing chronicle of entrepreneurs who pioneered the …