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Each year, ComEd invites 30 young women to participate in the 2018 Icebox Derby, the fifth annual competition involving teens from across Chicagoland to transform recycled refrigerators into electric and solar-enhanced race cars. Each young lady will receive a $1,500 scholarship for completing the program. Participants will work alongside ComEd mentors to build a fridge car…

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The technological age is expanding continuously. Each day new ways are being developed to make our lives easier. In this age of technology, young women are being embraced. Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) has staked a claim in this notion by sponsoring their third annual Ice Derby Challenge. This challenge gathers young women from across the Chicago…

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In honor of Black History Month, ComEd has launched “Solar Spotlight,” a campaign designed to expose African American high school students to careers focused on alternative and innovative energy solutions. About 30 students from various high schools in the Chicago area gathered together to form teams to determine who could build the best solar powered lighting.…

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  STEM is all the rage in these parts. An acronym that stands for the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering and math, there is a strong push to increase the number of college students, particularly women and minorities, pursuing degrees in those fields of study. The Department of Labor also sees a need to fill…

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