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Combatting Poverty | The Operating Room of the Future

Poverty comes in many forms, but the common thread among those experiencing it is that they struggle to meet the most basic needs, such as food, clothing, and shelter. As tech is inherently a problem-solving industry, companies know that they have an important role to play in addressing this issue. In this week's Tech At Work, see how companies are doing their part to combat poverty through innovative tech solutions and philanthropic efforts in partnership with local governments and nonprofits.

What we're reading

Building a Home with Heart | Amazon Day One Blog

Using Data to Empower Families to Escape Poverty | Google

Ensuring A Healthy Community: The Need for Affordable Housing | Microsoft

DoorDash Acts for Sustainability and Hunger | DoorDash

Comcast Employees Help Communities Thrive with $100 Million in Support to United Way | Comcast

What we're watching

Why Are So Many Americans Homeless? | Interview with Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins | Fox Business

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