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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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D’Anya – Inclusion & Service to a Global World

February 6, 2021

D’Anya, TechGirl 2019, USA D’Anya is the founder of two 501(c)3 nonprofits, the STEM Insider Project and The Student Ambassador Program under the auspices of The Village Resource Foundation, she endeavors to connect youth to STEAM professionals and careers. D’Anya is honored to serve as a U.S. Department of State…

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Bahia – Using Technology to Drive Business

January 21, 2021

Bahia, TechGirls 2017, Algeria It all started with being an Algerian Youth Ambassador for the TechGirls program in 2017. While many TechGirls of my generation chose STEM as a field I found myself more immersed in IT from a business perspective so I decided to keep using the knowledge that…

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Batool – A Life Journey Shaped by TechGirls

January 9, 2021

Batool, TechGirl 2018, Jordan My name is Batool, and I believe that luck happens at the beginning, but then we have a choice — to work or to stay in our comfort zone. My participation in the Tech Girls program in 2018 has taught me more than I expected and…

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Rund – A Computer Science Journey

December 17, 2020

Rund, Jordan, TechGirl 2017 I am a second year Computer Science student at Princess Sumaya University in Jordan. When I started university I joined the ACM club, as an officer in training and a problem-solving trainer, and this year I am a board member in the club’s committee holding the social…

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Takhmina – Quality Education with Technology

December 5, 2020

Takhmina, TechGirl 2020, Tajikistan A long time ago, I saw my first TED talk video in a chaotic YouTube feed. In that video, the woman talked about happiness and it’s different perceptions. After that, I  wondered what happiness means for me. As a child, I would say that happiness is…

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Reem – A Journey in Computer Science

November 21, 2020

Reem, TechGirl 2017 During my teenage years, I made a decision that changed my life. I wanted to make a difference. Several years later, I was given a chance to prove myself as a successful individual when I was chosen among the four Lebanese girls to participate in the TechGirls…

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Adison – Python Programming for All!

November 7, 2020

Adison, TechGirls 2020, US I am enormously grateful to have had the honor of being a US Youth Ambassador for the TechGirls program this year. Although COVID-19 prevented us from meeting in person, we were able to complete the program online. I quickly fell in love with the brilliant minds…

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Maryem – Collaboration in a Virtual World

October 17, 2020

Maryem, TechGirl 2020, Tunisia Due to the plot twist of a lifetime — Covid-19 — my whole cool plan for 2020 turned upside down, including my TechGirls experience. We had a virtual camp where I had the opportunity to work with fellow stunning Global Earth Warriors, as well as meet…

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