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Let them be scientists - Wendy Hawkins at TED@Intel

Filmed Mar 2013 • Added Apr 2013

Wendy is Executive Director of the Intel Foundation. The Intel Foundation awards grants totaling approximately $45 million each year, focusing on STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), increasing opportunities for girls, women and under-represented minorities around the world. Wendy also has 20-plus years managing education philanthropy for Intel, including Intel Teach, a global teacher professional development initiative which has reached more than 10 million teachers worldwide.

TED@Intel was a TED-curated event featuring a diverse group of speakers from across Intel's organization. Jointly produced by TED and Intel, the speakers shared ideas and visions about "Future in progress."

TED@Intel is an extension of TED Institute, which is an ongoing program designed to facilitate knowledge exchange between partner organizations and the larger TED community.