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How FedEx makes walking in Memphis – and around the world – safer for children

mem-safe-kids.png Fifteen years ago, the FedEx Global Citizenship team discovered a unique nonprofit called Safe Kids Worldwide (known then as the National Safe Kids Campaign). Their mission is to help prevent childhood injuries. With tens of thousands of vehicles on the world’s roadways and with safety a central value of the company, we approached Safe Kids about developing a child pedestrian safety campaign with support from FedEx...

VIDEO: Delivering Education with Teach for America

Screen Shot 2014-06-24 at 3.44.34 PM.png For the past seven years, FedEx has supported Teach for America and their commitment to provide students of diverse backgrounds with educational opportunities that will reward them and their communities for a lifetime.

I recently spent the morning in a ninth grade classroom at Arlington High School in Indianapolis as part of “Teach for America” week. That visit had special meaning for me. My son Johnny, who recently graduated from Rhodes College, is joining the TFA corps and will begin teaching in Memphis this fall. We both share a passion for learning and the belief that every child deserves the same opportunity for achievement and advancement through education...

Engineered for the Future: FedEx and FIRST Robotics

IMG_1578-square.jpg In 1989, Dean Kamen, the inventor of the Segway and the portable insulin pump, wanted to find a way to share his enthusiasm and inspire young people to be science and technology leaders.

Kamen’s passion for science and education led to the creation of FIRST Robotics. More than just a robot building competition, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology) engages students in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

This year’s FIRST team competitions are...

Is There More Than One of YOU Online?

protect-identity-video.jpg Have you ever Googled yourself? How do you protect your online identity? Social networking offers many benefits and risks. We invited Nev Schulman, star of the MTV hit show "Catfish: The TV Show" to speak with FedEx team members at the yearly Cyber Security Month event about his experiences with social media and matters of the heart. In this video clip, Nev, illustrates a real life example of why privacy settings are important.

Use these tips to help protect your identity online:

Look yourself up on the internet. Use search engines...

Keeping your Children Safe Online – Have you had the ‘Digital Talk’?

From your children’s perspective, the internet is an essential part of their lives. It is the link between them and the rest of the world. But the internet contains risks.

As we all spend more and more time online every year. How do you keep your children safe on the internet?...