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Education

CA Technologies supports several areas of education, with a primary focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Our goal is to help transform the lives of young people around the globe and encourage the development of future leaders in IT.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

In partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), CA Technologies launched Tech Girls Rock, an initiative that aims to inspire tween and teen girls to discover an interest in technology and consider future tech-related educational opportunities and careers. CA Technologies employees participate as moderators, panelists and group leaders at the workshops. The initiative has been highlighted at two Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meetings and recognized by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. CA Technologies has partnered with BGCA since 2005 and during that time contributed more than $10 million in monetary and software donations. BGCA uses CA ARCserve® to provide protection, backup and recovery for the organization’s critical data.

Barnardos Childrens Foundation

The Vision of Barnardos Childrens Foundation is to provide educational opportunities for youth in underserved communities in order to fully realize their potential. The organization works in schools and early childhood centers across Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia to address barriers to education, develop the basic foundations of learning and broaden horizons for children and young people. CA Technologies has been a partner since 2005, working with the organization’s Yurungai Learning Center, an afterschool care program.

Bring Me a Book Hong Kong

Bring Me a Book Hong Kong (BMABHK) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving family literacy, by facilitating access to quality children’s books. Experts state that the single most important activity for building the knowledge required for eventual success in reading is reading to children. CA Technologies supports the organizations Igniting the Passion to Read volunteer program. Since its inception in 2006, BMABHK has set up 260 libraries in kindergartens, primary schools and community centers and conducted 934 trainings for more than 13,000 parents and teachers. In total, the organization has served 90,000 children in underserved communities.

CA-HOPE School

The CA-HOPE School in Hyderabad, India was founded in 2004 in partnership with the HOPE Foundation, an international organization that provides sustainable, capacity-building health and education programs in underserved communities around the world. CA Technologies fully funds this school, which serves more than 200 students in kindergarten through fourth grade. Our employees regularly participate in school activities, conducting health fairs, distributing medicine and clothes, counseling parents and organizing sports and cultural events. In addition, we donate computers and educational software and provide language training to students and teachers, as well as instruction in personal development and life skills.

Citizen Schools

Citizen Schools partners with public middle schools to expand the learning day for children in low-income communities across the United States. CA Technologies supports STEM education initiatives in the organization’s Massachusetts chapter. Employees also serve as apprenticeship instructors at Citizen Schools partner schools in New York.

Daystar Foundation

The Daystar Foundation develops in-school education programs to help young people reach their full potential. The organization works with students to create community environments that help children stay in school and foster positive experiences. Since 2009, CA Technologies has supported the organization’s Literacy Buddies program, which connects CA employees with students.

DonorsChoose.org

DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy to help students in need through school donations. Through the CA Technologies “Double Your Impact” STEM Campaign, the company supports STEM education initiatives in high-need schools.

Fondazione Sodalitas

CA Technologies partners with Fondazione Sodalitas in Italy and supports the organization’s Deploy Your Talents initiative, which aims to address youth unemployment. CA employees host site visits and provide mentoring to school children to raise awareness about opportunities in STEM fields, encouraging students to consider careers in the IT sector.

IMS

IMS-Entreprendre pour la Cité, connects the company’s employees with schools in France, in order for students to experience and get inspired by STEM fields. CA Technologies also supports the organizations diversity efforts to encourage and support the advancement of women in IT.

Iridescent Learning

CA Technologies works with Iridescent Learning, a science-education nonprofit which helps professionals bring cutting edge science, technology and engineering to students in underserved communities around the world. CA supports the Technovation program, which challenges young women around the world in a global entrepreneurship competition.

IT-oLogy

IT-oLogy is a nonprofit collaboration of businesses, academic institutions and other organizations dedicated to growing the IT talent pipeline, fostering economic development and advancing the IT profession. CA Technologies has partnered with the organization since 2012 and Adam Elster, EVP & Group Executive, Worldwide Sales & Services, CA Technologies, serves on the organization’s Board of Directors.

Jinlin Welfare Foundation

Jinlin Welfare Foundation is a nonpublic foundation focusing on providing reading opportunities to children in villages. CA Technologies, in partnership with Jinlin Welfare Foundation, created the CA-Jinlin Library located in Gansu Province. CA employees participated in this project by donating books to the library and installing a library software management system.

Keshavnagar School

CA Technologies supports the Keshavnagar Primary School in India. The company’s contributions have benefited the quality of education students receive, including infrastructure improvements and access to clean drinking water. CA employees volunteer at the school and have helped organize medical camps and environmental revitalization on school grounds.

Learning to Work

In the United Kingdom, CA Technologies has partnered with Learning to Work, a nonprofit that aims to bring the world of work alive for young people. Working in conjunction with the organization, employees are able to deliver interactive programs to inspire students to consider future careers in STEM.

Mainly I Love Kids Fund

CA Technologies supports the Mainly I Love Kids (MILK) Fund, which assists underserved youth in Singapore by supporting their education, care and guidance and other special needs. Through this partnership the company also supports Beyond Social Services, which helps children achieve educational success and realize their full potential.

NPO Fukkohaku

NPO Fukkohaku is a volunteer group which independently supports the recovery of victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake. CA Technologies works with the organization’s Hana-gareki (Rubble Flower) Project, which provides digital archiving services. Students from the art club at Hobara High School, which is located in the 2011 earthquake disaster area in Fukushima, collected broken pieces of the damaged building. After the disaster, students drew flowers on 500 of the pieces and CA volunteers took pictures of each, developed a website to feature them and provided tech training sessions for students. Over the last several years, CA volunteers have supported the Hobara High School through digitizing student-created artwork and also by mentoring through IT classes.

NPower

NPower drives social good by empowering the tech community to give back, helping nonprofits, schools and individuals reach their potential. CA Technologies has partnered with NPower since 2007 to support the organization’s Technology Service Corp program, which enlists and trains low-income young adults and veterans to become IT professionals. Mike Gregoire, CEO, CA Technologies, serves on NPower’s Board of Directors and was honored at their 2013 gala for the company’s commitment to advancing STEM learning.

Passerelles Numériques

Passerelles Numériques (PN) is a French non-governmental organization that assists young people from underserved communities in South Asia gain access to training and employment within the IT industry. Over the past seven years, more than 600 students have graduated from the PN Cambodia center, with more than 97% finding jobs within two months that have an average starting salary four times higher than the national average. CA Technologies contributes through fundraising and has been sponsoring a class of 30 students each year since 2012.

PENCIL

Since 2007, CA Technologies has partnered with PENCIL, a nonprofit that develops customized relationships between businesses and public schools. The company partners with two schools in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York City, where STEM initiatives and technology capacity are being built. In addition, CA Technologies supports PENCIL's flagship Principal for a Day program and launched its own CA Technologies CEO & Chairman for a Day initiative. The company recently expanded its collaboration with PENCIL to launch Wired for Success, an initiative to help grow PENCIL’s partnership program. In 2010, CA Technologies was named PENCIL's Corporate Partner of the Year.

Pratham

Pratham is a nonprofit promoting childhood literacy in India. The organization’s mission is to ensure that all children in the country are attending and thriving in school. CA Technologies supports the Pratham Science Program, which aims to transform the way science is taught. The program is expected to reach one million children in the next two years.

The Prince's Trust

CA Technologies is a member of The Prince's Trust Technology Leadership Group, a corporate social responsibility initiative for businesses and individuals from the UK technology, media and telecom industries. The organization was founded in 1976 by The Prince of Wales to help young people in need.

Proeducación I.A.P.

The mission of Proeducacion I.A.P. (PROED), a nonprofit focused on improving education quality in public elementary schools in Mexico, CA Technologies has partnered with a school in Mexico City and to assist with their I Like Reading program. The centerpiece of this initiative is the installation and management of a school library, which will help ensure that reading material is accessible to students and the community in an environment designed for reading and learning. Over the past 15 years, PROED has served more than 180 schools, 59,900 students, 2,250 teachers and 5,450 parents.

Sesame Workshop

CA Technologies and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit arm behind Sesame Street, partnered to develop an online STEM hub with educational resources to help preschool children, educators, parents and caregivers explore STEM concepts in fun and engaging ways. The Little Discoverers: Big Fun with Science, Math and More site launched in 2013.

The Smith Family

Since 2003, CA Technologies has supported The Smith Family, an organization in Australia that helps children and families from underserved communities create a better future through education. In addition to providing funding for the organization’s Tech Packs program, which helps enrich the lives of young people through technology, our employees regularly give of their time through fundraising and volunteer efforts.

The Tech Partnership

For more than ten years in the United Kingdom, CA Technologies has been involved with The Tech Partnership, a sector skills council for business and information technology, formerly known as e-skills, which aims to ensure the UK industry has access to the technology skills it needs to succeed in the digital economy. The company recently worked with the organization and other leading UK businesses to develop the IT Management for Business BSc (ITMB) degree. Learning outcomes were defined by the employers who helped create the degree, based on the skills needed in the real business environment. The degree is currently delivered by more than 18 universities in the UK, and most recently, the 1,000th student graduated with the degree.

Year Up

Year Up is a one-year, intensive training program that provides young adults, with a combination of technical and professional skills, college credits, an educational stipend and corporate internship. CA Technologies supports Year Up's apprentice programs in locations including Chicago, New York City, San Francisco and Washington D.C. In addition, our employees regularly give their time to the organization, mentoring students and hosting workshops and corporate partner days.