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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 Read More »

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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 Read More »

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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 Read More »

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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 Read More »

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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 Read More »

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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 Read More »

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Lara – STEM For a Gender-Equal World

October 3, 2020

Lara, TechGirl 2012, Palestinian Territories In 2012, TechGirls had just launched the program for the first time. Eager for new learning experiences, I applied for the program through the encouragement of my role model and teacher, Tina Hazboun. TechGirls was a life-changing experience beyond my expectations. It opened my eyes Read More »

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Sulekha – A Summer of Science!

September 19, 2020

Sulekha, TechGirl 2019, USA My experience with TechGirls first gave me the valuable experience of being part of a group from many different backgrounds, but united in our desire to learn to use technology for the benefit of our communities. This experience highlighted the power of collaboration and sharing ideas Read More »

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Haoua – Education and Technology in the midst of COVID-19

September 5, 2020

Haoua, TechGirl 2016, Algeria At the age of 13 years old, I joined the Algerian food bank at a solidarity program within the association of SIDRA in Algeria to help collect food elements and donate them to poor families. I then fell in love with the work and the impact Read More »

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Isabelle – Empowering Female Entrepreneurs 

August 15, 2020

Isabelle, TechGirl 2016, USA Isabelle studies at Stanford University where she is concurrently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Symbolic Systems (computer science, psychology, linguistics, philosophy) and a master’s degree in Computer Science. She is also Managing Partner for Dorm Room Fund, the nation’s largest student-run venture capital fund with a Read More »

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