Press Release: WiSci Girls STEAM Camp in Namibia

WiSci Girls STEAM Camp in Namibia Began June 17 The fourth WiSci (Women in Science) Girls STEAM Camp is taking place in Namibia, June 17-29, 2018.  WiSci is a public-private partnership designed to impart skills to and create opportunities for high school girls in science, technology, engineering, arts and design, and mathematics (STEAM). The 2018 ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: WomEng Launchpad Event – St. Michael’s Girls High School, Manzini

Representatives from St. Michael’s Girls High School, WomEng team members, Future engineers, Good morning! What a joy to see so many motivated, intelligent, and inspired young women – you all deserve a big round of applause! I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s program, complete with presentations, Q&A, and a fun hard hat activity. Judging by your ...
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U-Tech School are 2017 National Robotics Competition champions

Congratulations to U-Tech School for winning the 2017 National Robotics Competition!! The competition, organized by the STEM Education Foundation Swaziland and co-sponsored by the U.S. Embassy, has introduced more than 400 young people from 48 schools across the country to real-world engineering challenges by designing, building and programming an autonomous robot to complete tasks. The ...
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WomEng, a South Africa-based NGO help Swazi women engineers to start up a local chapter

Swazi women engineers are breaking the mold and shattering stereotypes about women’s leadership in a male-dominated field. Last Friday and Saturday, the Embassy welcomed back the team from WomEng, a South Africa-based NGO, to help women engineers start up a local chapter. Across the world, women are underrepresented in the STEM fields and these amazing ...
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