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Joud – Becoming an Effective Leader

November 23, 2022

Joud, TechGirls 2022, Jordan Last year was the time I started to pinpoint goals for my life. That made me shift all my priorities and efforts into shaping the path to my desired destination. One of these goals was to be as positively impactful as I could: to be a changemaker. Read More »

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The 2022 TechGirls Program

November 11, 2022

The 10th Year and Global Expansion! For the TechGirls program, the summer of 2022 was like no other. From July 7 to July 31, the TechGirls program, a U.S. State Department initiative that is administered by Legacy International, hosted its first in-person summer session since 2019. Since 2012, the TechGirls Read More »

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Hala – Bringing Ideas to Life

June 10, 2022

Hala, TechGirls 2020, Jordan Read about Hala’s Monocle Project here. She was recognized with an Outstanding Project Award and has made an incredible impact! In my freshman year of high school, a classmate who was anxious to apply to TechGirls introduced me to the program. I inquired around it at school and Read More »

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Diyora – The Next Uzbek Ada Lovelace

May 18, 2022

Diyora, TechGirls 2021, Uzbekistan It’s one o’clock in the morning. I am sitting in an auditorium. I have not slept all night and I’m definitely not planning to sleep now. My hands are all burnt after hours of working with a soldering iron. The team I am leading is going Read More »

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Alae – Making Dreams Come True

April 20, 2022

Alae, TechGirls 2020, Morocco Alae is a co-founder of Tech4All with Amina, you can read more here. She was recognized with an Outstanding Project Award and has made an incredible impact! Dreams do come true! I can’t believe that I am now part of the TechGirls alumni network. The TechGirls program was Read More »

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Aynura – Giving girls the chance to LadyUp

April 15, 2022

Aynura, TechGirls 2021, Uzbekistan Read about Aynura’s Project LadyUP here. She was recognized with an Outstanding Project Award and has made an incredible impact! The district where I live is small, on the edge. Life here was smooth. Something had to change for me. But what was it? I began to test Read More »

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Nada – Developing A ‘Growth Mindset’

March 10, 2022

Nada, TechGirls 2020, Egypt TechGirls is an essential milestone in my understanding of how global citizenship works. Not only was I exposed to new cultures, but also, I witnessed a unique perspective of diversity fostering our creativity and professional growth. The experience inspired and encouraged us to work even harder Read More »

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Youssra – Women Who STEM

February 19, 2022

Youssra, TechGirls 2021, Algeria Read about Youssra’s Women Who STEM Project here. She was recognized with an Outstanding Project Award and has made an incredible impact! The TechGirls program was a life-changing experience for me. I became part of a tech community full of supportive and empowering women. The TechGirls program built my Read More »

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Kyra – Published and Prospering

January 24, 2022

Kyra, TechGirls 2021, USA As my high school has a special focus in biotechnology, I have had the opportunity to get a lot of hands-on experience in the lab doing gel electrophoresis, spectrophotometry, bacterial staining etc. I am the president of my school’s Bioscience Club. With my team members and Read More »

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Mas – Empowering Youth in STEM

January 8, 2022

Mas, TechGirls 2021, Jordan Thinking back to the past, I was not a lucky person. I always failed to get many opportunities, I was rejected from many other programs, and I made many mistakes. Basically my goal was and still is to develop my personality and develop what talents I Read More »

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