37 Results Are Tagged With "Science and Technology"

Empowering Girls through eSTEM

An initiative started by three TechWomen alumnae evolved into the NGO eSTEM Morocco which is devoted to empowering girls by offering them the opportunity to enter the world of tech entrepreneurship, application skills building, and volunteerism.

AEIF Winners Culminate with National Competition

Young Tunisian Coders Academy (YTCA) capped months of hard work teaching computer coding to students 10-15 years old across Tunisia with a national competition in Scratch computer programming.

TechWoman Inspires Young Girls in Tunisia

Upon her return to Tunisia after the TechWomen exchange program, Amel Ghouila paid the experience forward by mentoring young girls in the international Technovation competition and continues to promote STEM education in her community.

Uzbek Fulbright Alumnus Wins International Prize in Chemistry

The prize acknowledges talented young chemists who live and work in scientifically lagging countries. Dr. Hojamberdiev’s research aims at growing inorganic crystals that are able to generate hydrogen from water molecules, once they are hit by solar light.

Paraguayan AEIF Project Concludes with Fourth Science Fair

Each consecutive fair grew in popularity becoming “big tent” events with participants like Amnesty International, local robotics clubs, one computer per child and a local NGO that uses 3D printing to offer affordable prosthetic hands to amputees. The fourth and final of the season attracting well over 8,000 to the main square of farming hub Colonel Oviedo.

ENAM Conference in Vilnius: “The Borderline between Cybersecurity and Individual Freedoms”

ENAM alumni from Germany, Poland, Netherlands, Italy, Estonia, Ireland, Hungary, Georgia, Romania, Montenegro, Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan along with Lithuanian professionals working in the fields of law, IT, finance, business, academia, and politicians and senior civil servants gathered to discuss important cybersecurity challenges and ideas on how to make cyberspace resilient for businesses, individuals and governments across borders.

Salvadoran Alumni Celebrate Conclusion of AEIF IT Skills Project

Over the past year, 30 young adults received intensive training on IT-related job skills through the 2014 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) project, “Teaching IT Skills to Get Jobs.”

UGrad Alumnus Creating a Tolerant Society through Global Engagement

With the help of a $5,000 USD grant from the Pakistan-U.S Alumni Network, Global UGrad Alumnus Syed Zia Hussain Shah started Aghaaz-e-Ravvish, a project that aims to be the first low-cost tech-based distance learning program in Pakistan.

Ben Franklin Alumnus hosts TEDx Event in Azerbaijan

Alumnus Javid Museyibli and 230 Azerbaijani students and guests participated in a TEDx discussion series to share expertise, experience, and thoughts on a range of issues.

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