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Grace – Learning From Other TechGirls

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Grace, TechGirls 2022, Taiwan The TechGirls program is more than a learning experience, and instead, a life-changing period. Recalling months ago, when I received the acceptance notification, I was overwhelmed by excitement to study advanced courses in a university abroad, build a connection with girls interested in STEM from different countries, and meet experts in Read More »

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TechGirls: 10 Years and Still Going Strong!

13 TechGirls alumnae

In 2012, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs launched an initiative called TechGirls to empower and inspire young women from around the world to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  The first years of the program engaged participants from the Middle East and North Africa in a summer Read More »

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Sonia – Increasing Exposure to STEM

Sonia is seen with a monument, a street, and trees in the background.

Sonia, TechGirls 2022, Nigeria I’ve always had a passion for advocacy for the underrepresented people around me, especially young women such as myself. Most teenage girls in my community shy away from taking up courses in science, and when it was time to choose a career it was hardly ever one involving science. This was Read More »

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