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Elizabeth – STEM Journey to Medicine

August 1, 2020

Elizabeth, TechGirl 2015, USA The summer before starting college in 2015, I had the privilege to be a part of TechGirls. Throughout the course of one week, I met girls from around the world and learned about their cultures, interests, and even some dance moves. I was surprised how quickly…

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Sadiya – Legacy of a Change Maker

July 18, 2020

Sadiya, TechGirl 2019, Uzbekistan Since my childhood I always wanted to study in the United States. Since participating in the TechGirls program last summer I got an initial taste of what it is like to study in the states and learned that education is really powerful and forms a person’s…

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Audrea – Tech & Social Reform

July 3, 2020

Audrea, TechGirl 2016, USA Upon first learning about the TechGirls initiative, I could not have been more excited to get involved. Yet I had no idea the impact it would continue to source four years later. These past few years, TechGirls has guided not only my academic pursuits in technology,…

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Hiba – Women Empowerment Across the Globe

June 20, 2020

Hiba, Morocco, TechGirls 2019 The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience? “You won’t be part of the team!” The…

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TechGirls Alumnae – Innovation in the midst of COVID-19

June 12, 2020

In response to the global health crisis, TechGirls alumnae have utilized their STEM and leadership skills to support their local communities. They are providing support and innovation directly to medical professionals, conducting peer education programs and serving those in need. Here are some of the many inspiring actions being taken…

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Aneekah – Tech Skills for Social Good

June 6, 2020

Aneekah, TechGirls 2018, USA Aneekah is a rising college freshman at Princeton University and has just finished a gap year program through Princeton’s Novogratz Bridge Year Program, where she held an internship at a Yayasan SAMIN, a child rights protection NGO based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. During her internship, she supported…

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Jadelynn – Using STEM to Solve Global Challenges

May 19, 2020

Jadelynn, TechGirl 2019, USA It was truly an honor to have the opportunity to be a US Youth Ambassador for the TechGirls program and to become a part of such an inspiring, passionate, international network of young women. Not only did we learn programming, cybersecurity, and leadership skills, we also…

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Rawan – Computer Science Education Abroad

May 9, 2020

Rawan, Egypt, TechGirl 2017 Hello! My name is Rawan and I am a TechGirls 2017 alumna. I remember the first time I heard about TechGirls. It was my first year at Maadi STEM School for Girls, a project-based, STEM-oriented all-girls school in Cairo. After gaining admission to the school, I…

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Lina – Tech Development in Libya

April 9, 2020

Lina, TechGirl 2013, Libya Lina attended the University of Tripoli and expects to graduate this semester from Electrical and Electronics Engineering. She currently serves as an Account Coordinator at Zain Libya. Lina is also the Founder of Alpha – a Tech and Youth development organization, is an intern at Libya…

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Saja – Lifelong STEM Student

April 9, 2020

Saja, TechGirl 2012, Lebanon Horizons have opened ever since I have participated in the amazing experience of the TechGirls program. The program perfectly fulfills its goals in implanting leadership, faith and success into young participants, as it widely opens their eyes to the aspiration out of this world. This program…

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