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December 22, 2014

Walt Disney Imagineering Fosters Creative Talent Through 'Imaginations' Design Competition

By Rachel Green, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Last week, Walt Disney Imagineering announced the finalists for the Imaginations design competition. Imagineers first started the competition to develop future talent and to provide students an opportunity to showcase their skills. Now in its 24th year, the competition seeks to nurture the next generation of Imagineers and bring fresh perspectives to Walt Disney Imagineering, the design and development arm of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.
December 19, 2014

Disney News This Week: 'Descendants' Teaser Released, Adventures by Disney Introduces New European Vacations, 'Frozen' Soundtrack Ranked No. 1 Top-Selling Album on 2014 Year-End 'Billboard' 200 Chart

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Coming in 2015 is "Disney's Descendants," a Disney Channel Original Movie directed by Kenny Ortega that will feature the teenage kids of Disney's classic characters—most notably its villains. Check out the brand-new teaser trailer above.
December 18, 2014

Disney Launches 'Disney Imagicademy'

By Amelia Lukiman, Disney Consumer Products
"Disney Imagicademy"—The Walt Disney Company’s all-new learning initiative designed for families with children ages 3–8—officially launched last week. On December 4, we unveiled "Disney Imagicademy" to media and the general public at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York. Members of the press, consumers and partners attended the event, which kicked off with an onstage presentation featuring Disney executives, "Imagicademy" academic advisors and celebrity mom and "Imagicademy" spokesperson Brooke Burke-Charvet.
December 17, 2014

Disney Campus Recruitment Hosts Tech Talk Event for Students

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
On Tuesday, November 4, nearly 100 students majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics and related fields from universities in the Southern California area were invited to take part in Disney Tech Talks, which are events that host dynamic discussions on technology trends at Disney and the general industry.
December 16, 2014

The Walt Disney Company Recognized for Diversity Leadership

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Disney employees around the world work incredibly hard to bring unparalleled entertainment experiences to guests, audiences, viewers and consumers around the globe. We have a deep commitment to foster a rich diversity of voices, perspectives and experiences—both on screen and among our workforce. Disney was recently named one of "Profiles in Diversity Journal’s"—a renowned industry magazine—Diversity Leaders of 2015. This honor commends Disney for leading the way in maintaining a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. Disney Post recently sat down with Paul Richardson, chief diversity officer, The Walt Disney Company, to talk about this recognition and what it represents for Disney.

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