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Around the Table: Retail Lockbox, Microsoft, Fred Hutch, PNNL, & Starbucks

Sharing leadership advice

Craig Dawson, President and CEO of Retail Lockbox, spoke on The Leadership Playbook podcast at Seattle University about how he is leveraging his experience as a Black business owner and leader at the Roundtable and Washington Employers for Racial Equity.

Supporting COVID-19 efforts

Microsoft is partnering with EvergreenHealth, Overlake Medical Center & Clinics, and Public Health – Seattle & King County to offer a community COVID-19 vaccination site at its Redmond headquarters. Microsoft will cover the clinic’s costs, tech support, and staffing while Starbucks will help keep the clinic running efficiently. About 20% of Fred Hutch researchers have active projects related to COVID-19; recent research about coronavirus evolution and immune escape is detailed here.

Researching future energy needs

A new study from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory projects that the U.S. will need an expanded power sector to satisfy expected electricity demand tied to rising temperatures. Learn more here.

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