27 Results Are Tagged With "Middle East and North Africa"

I Can Do the Impossible! #IdeasArePower

Radia Soulmani, 2013 TechGirls Alumna from Safi, Morocco, tells us how TechGirls inspired her to help her community.

Radia Soulmani, 2013 TechGirls Alumna from Safi, Morocco, tells us how TechGirls inspired her to help her community.

Believe in Yourself!

Khadija Bencekri, 2012 TechGirl Morocco alumna, teaches HTML to young girls in her home community in Zagora.

Khadija Bencekri, 2012 TechGirl Moroccan alumna from Zagora, teaches HTML to young girls in her home community. She also organized the fist ever TEDx in Zagora, Morocco.

Learn Arabic in Morocco!

Kalyn and Nathan hanging out with their fellow students and friends in Morocco

Kalyn and Nathan, National Security Language Initiative for Youth students in Marrakech, Morocco, describe how their experiences learning Arabic in the classroom, speaking with locals in the country's native language, and making personal connections with the people they meet have positively impacted and enriched their lives.

2013 Moroccan AEIF Winner Mobilizes Entrepreneurship

Ali Aaouine, 2013 Alumni Innovation Engagement Fund (AEIF) Winner (http://alumni.state.gov/AEIF), helped launched Greenside Development Foundation (GDF) in Imouzzer-Kandar, Morocco. GDF is dedicated to empowering unemployed young adults through new enterprise creation. More info: http://greensidedevelopment.org/

Three Alumnae Win Women in Technology Awards

The Women in Technology Awards Ceremony, hosted in Dubai, was the first event of its kind in the region, and was well attended, with over 100 women in the science and technology fields.

Dr. Jill Biden Joins TechWomen Mentors and Leaders to Hear Their Mentoring Stories

Dr. Jill Biden, second lady of the United States, believes in the power of mentoring and in the power of the TechWomen program. "I love the idea of women helping other women to succeed and to soar,” she said.

Providing Training for Kuwait’s Disabled Community

In a country with few institutions dedicated to serving the needs of the disabled community, Nora Al-Othman’s organization is a deeply-appreciated rarity.

Inspired to Volunteer and Motivated to Change

When Reham Al-Eryani applied to the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program she was motivated by a desire to experience American culture first-hand.

Building a Future Through Technology

Sura Mubarak is a true TechGirl—developing a robotics project to help people with hand disabilities control a computer and starting a volunteering organization. Sura knew that in order to pursue her love of robotics, a trip to the United States was in her future.

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