“I was told I would never have a girlfriend, a job, or be able to drive,” says Massimiliano “MacsHG” Sechi. “Every challenge I’ve conquered is a direct result of someone telling me, ‘You can’t do that.’” Born in Sardinia, Italy with phocomelia — a rare congenital deformity in which limbs are underdeveloped or absent — […]
Lenovo Make a Difference Week 2018 Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that can touch the lives of anyone, anywhere. Caused by a mismatch in chromosomes, Down syndrome impacts 1 in every 1,000-1,100 births around the world, according to World Health Organization (WHO). Though Down syndrome is prevalent around the globe, there is still low […]
In Lenovo’s Motorola Chicago office, volunteers worked with Project SYNCERE, an organization that exposes underprivileged youth to crucial STEM activities. Motorola employees built wind cars and robotic arms with students, as well as having career conversations during Make A Difference Week 2018. Download High Resolution
Lenovo employees gave back to communities around the world again in 2018 through Make a Difference Week, our annual Global Week of Service during April. In North America, Lenovo worked with the National Academy Foundation (NAF) to make high school students future ready in the work place with mock interviews and career coaching.
Sao Paulo, Brazil employees worked with Caminhando, an organization that helps adults with disabilities. In addition to interacting with adults through fun activities, Lenovo gave five Lenovo laptops and a virtual reality set to bridge the technology gap to underserved populations and helping to enrich the lives of the adults who rely upon the center. […]
Michael Ronan is a Senior Healthcare Executive at Lenovo. But he’s far more than that to the kids in a small town in New Hampshire, where his daughters inspired him to create an after-school STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) program. We caught up with him recently as he enjoyed a rare moment of pause. […]