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Now in its 11th year, a unique, student organized academic consortium takes place this week in Daejeon, Korea. The KKT Workshop, sponsored by the Broadcom Foundation brings together the brightest students from Korea’s Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Japan’s Keio University and China’s Tsinghua University, all of which boost the most prominent microelectronics engineering programs in Asia. A three-day forum with more than 50 participants, …


One in three people in developing countries suffer from malnutrition including vitamin and mineral deficiencies – a staggering statistic that underscores the enormity of world hunger problem throughout the globe. The problem worsens when natural disasters like the Nepal Earthquakes strike, which result in lack of food and water.

The Broadcom Foundation is helping fight global hunger through a partnership with an international nonprofit Stop Hunger Now, that gives …


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I believe that after school programs create a critical safety net for kids that don’t have one and help them acquire success skills that are more readily attainable by other children. Thus it has been especially heartwarming that the Broadcom Foundation has sought out after school programs as important partners to fulfill its stated goal of closing the …


Engineer, astronaut, athlete, politician or fashion designer. While these may seem like unrelated career paths, young people may be surprised to know that the fundamental skills needed to design their own fashion line are more similar than they might think to those needed to traverse the outer regions of the solar system.

Whether it’s running for political office or pitching the perfect game, a program called Broadcom Presents: Design_CODE_Build encourages …


When educators come together, they “connect the dots” for students.

It’s a phrase that’s key to helping retain students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), subjects, areas where the U.S. has been seen as lagging.OCSTEM Ecosystem July 2015 Crowd Paula resized

Community influencers in the public and private sectors —  including Broadcom Foundation — have taken up the challenge of providing educators with tools that will help students maintain interest in STEM from grade …


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


Although the Independence Day holiday has just ended in the U.S., teachers and students are already looking ahead to “back to school” season.Picademy Logo Raspberry Pi Foundation

For students, that means buckling down on their summer reading lists and gathering a locker-full of new school supplies. For teachers, that means embarking on the intensive work of preparing their classrooms — and their curricula — for the academic year ahead.

The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s …


Randy Silva Community Hero 2015Editor’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


Broadcom has come a long way in its commitment to reduce climate change and that change is now being recognized on the global stage. This week, Broadcom was included in Newsweek’s Top Ten rankings of the world’s most sustainable companies. For 2015, Broadcom is ranked as the No. 4 greenest company in the U.S. and No. 8 globally on the prestigious 2015 Newsweek Green Rankings.Newsweek Green Rankings 2015

It’s an impressive rise …


Broadcom engineers aren’t the only ones who are laser-focused on “connecting everything.” This week’s fourth annual Broadcom Foundation University Research Competition demonstrated that graduate students around the world are busy innovating connectivity technology breakthroughs of their own. BFURC Sea of People 1

The competition brings together 12 finalists from internationally renowned universities to share research that will dramatically impact 21st century engineering and communications. From Big Data to the Internet of Things, smart cities …