Whether it is by inventing breakthrough medicines and vaccines that address critical areas of growing, global medical need; improving access to health care; protecting the environment; or engaging employees; Merck is committed to making the world a better place today and for generations to come. Merck and the Merck Foundation's support of NCWIT started with Counselors for Computing (C4C) in 2010 and continues with the national scale up of this critical program.