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Bezos made an appearance at Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C. on Monday (October 21), as part of a new program launched by the company.
Through its "Amazon Future Engineer" program, the tech giant is funding computer science courses for over 2,000 high schools in underserved and underrepresented communities across the U.S. The program is set to benefit over 100,000 students, Amazon says, by providing teaching in a sector that is set to be an increasing source of future employment.
In a video shared by Bezos on his Twitter and Instagram accounts, the billionaire businessman can be seen joking and interacting with students and Ramona Hutchins, the science teacher at Dunbar High.