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Around the Table: Seattle Mariners, Seattle Kraken, Microsoft

June 30th, 2022

Creating Pathways to Opportunity: In their 2020-2021 Community Impact Report, the Seattle Mariners detail recent investments and participation in a wide range of activities, including a partnership with the Seattle Kraken and Seattle University to improve diversity in sports and entertainment. This year, the Mariners will host their first class of MBA fellows, offering several fellowships for candidates enrolled in SU’s new MBA… Read more

Around the Table: Fred Hutch, PNNL, PSE, Cambia Health & more

May 25th, 2022

Powering Innovation: Fred Hutch has led the development of a vaccine designed to elicit ‘broadly neutralizing antibodies’ to bock HIV since 2013. Now, it is nearly ready for its first phase of testing in human volunteers. Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have created a battery designed for the electric grid that locks in energy for months without losing much storage capacity, a step toward batteries that can be used for… Read more

Around the Table: Avista, Boeing, PNNL, and more

May 2nd, 2022

Supporting environmental efforts Puget Sound Energy is partnering with the Issaquah School District on investing in a new solar array as part of its Community Solar program. Amazon recently announced 37 new renewable energy projects, advancing its goal of reaching 100% renewable energy by 2025. The Seattle Kraken provided Green Month resources, presented by Puget Sound Energy. Boeing announced a five-year, $10 million… Read more

Meet Our New Board Members: Darigold and Fortive

March 24th, 2022

We are excited to welcome two new members to the Washington Roundtable board: Joe Coote, CEO of Darigold and Olumide Soroye, President & CEO of Intelligent Operating Solutions at Fortive. Learn more about them below. Thank you to previous members Stan Ryan of Darigold and Barbara Hulit of Fortive for their leadership and work on the Roundtable. Joe Coote CEO, Darigold Joe Coote… Read more

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