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Tracy Bame, President of the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation, recently sat down with Mary Rabago to share our DreamBuilder program with an international audience. DreamBuilder empowers women through free, online entrepreneurial training. Mary Rabago is a correspondent for national shows such as Noticiero Univision and Primer Impacto. She hosts her own show, Con Mary Rabago, from her production studio in Phoenix, Arizona.


Gila Valley's first Shark Tank will take place Nov. 1 thanks to funding from the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation. Those looking to start or expand a business could find themselves with invaluable support and even some extra cash . . . if they can get past the sharks.


Learning Experiential Activities Program (LEAP) kicks off summer fun in Bisbee. LEAP offers summer sessions that provide a number of hands-on activities for children ages 6 to 14. Freeport-McMoran's grant funds LEAP's STEAM - science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics-based - activities.


Nine women graduate from the 2018 Greenlee County DreamBuilder cohort facilitated by the Small Business Development Center at Eastern Arizona College. Since its inception, the program facilitated by the EAC SBDC has graduated a total of 41 students, some of whom have gone on to open businesses in Graham and Greenlee counties.


Freeport-McMoRan had something for everybody at the recent 5th Annual Mining Day the Arizona State Capitol. Sponsored by the Arizona Mining Association and Arizona Rock Products Association, the goal of the event is to highlight mining's positive impact on the state in terms of employment opportunities, economic impacts and improved quality of life that the varied uses of minerals provide.


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