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Yasmina – Training Girls Around the World to be STEM Leaders

July 3, 2021

Yasmina, TechGirls 2019, Lebanon Giving back, leaving an impact, or helping in change have always been a huge part of my personality. I have been socially active, enhancing my skills, volunteering, and trying my best to have a positive impact on people around me. After researching different ways to help…

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Rayhona – Collaboration and Education in Tech

June 19, 2021

Rayhona, TechGirls 2020, Uzbekistan “Becoming a TechGirl was one of the best achievements of my life. The cross-cultural experience, during the virtual program, provided me with the opportunity to find an intellectually rich community of people dedicated to the life of the mind. The collaboration of girls from diverse communities…

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Farah – Forging the Way for Females in STEM

June 5, 2021

Farah Ghanma, TechGirls 2017, Jordan ____________________________________________________________________________ How the TechGirls Experience Shaped My Life The TechGirls program played a huge role in shifting my career path. I was ecstatic to know that I got accepted into the program, knowing that it was competitive to get accepted. I took part in various…

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Asar – Gender Equality & STEM

May 22, 2021

Asar, TechGirl 2015, Palestinian Territories At a young age, living in the heart of the Middle East, my interest in physics, mathematics, and science, has been observed as rather peculiar. I enjoyed scientific research, building solutions, and challenging myself. However, being a woman, in a male-dominated, conservative society, imposed a…

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Haoua – Bringing Online STEM Education to Algeria

May 8, 2021

Haoua, TechGirl 2016, Algeria Haoua is currently studying Electronics and Electrical Engineering at University while also serving as a part time high school STEM teacher. She teaches Technology and Computer science for first grade students. She has reflected, “it was a new challenge to start on teaching in a high…

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Aizhuldyz – STEM Labs Gone Mobile!

April 17, 2021

Aizhuldyz, TechGirls 2019, Kazakhstan “Parallel to my study as a computer science major, I was lucky to work as a project manager at National Alumni Network. National Alumni Network – which is an NGO under the US Embassy in Kazakhstan, which works with the USG sponsored program alumni in Kazakhstan.…

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Ons – STEM Education through Radio

April 3, 2021

Ons, TechGirls 2017, Tunisia Ons is a TechGirls alumna leader in her country, Tunisia and has been conducting inspiring activities through her country’s TechWomen-TechGirls Club as well as independently. She recently empowered girls in her community through International Women and Girls in Science Day.  “At the beginning of the year,…

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Tracy – Accessible Tech Education

March 20, 2021

Tracy, TechGirl 2020, USA I’m currently leading an organization/project that aims to make tech education accessible through distributing kits and curriculum that teach technology and coding concepts without the use of any digital technology or WiFi. Also, in true TechGirls spirit, I’ve been working to close the gender gap in…

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International Women’s Day – TechGirls as Leaders Achieving an Equal Future!

March 1, 2021

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021 and Women’s History Month for the month of March we celebrate TechGirls alumnae who have utilized their STEM and leadership skills to support their local communities. UN Women announced the theme for International Women’s Day as, “Women in leadership: Achieving…

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Naomi – Access and Inclusion in Technology

February 20, 2021

Naomi, TechGirl 2019, USA Naomi has committed to provide access and inclusion to technology in her work! “Before the quarantine, I hosted a 5-week workshop, at my local library, as the Branch Manager of CoderChicks to teach HTML and CSS. During quarantine,  I have done a few things. I taught…

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