TechChange hosted a job shadow day with Nataly Ayyad and Ghada Missaoui, two incredibly talented young ladies participating in this year’s TechGirls program with the U.S. State Department. This selective exchange program encourages Middle Eastern and North African teenage girls to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers. Within the next few weeks, they are travelling throughout the U.S. for their first time to visit technology companies such as Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Tumblr, and Instagram.
Learn how Priscilla Chomba-Kinywa, a TechChange alumna of 3 courses and counting, built a SMS-based sex education program for youth in Zambia, and the lessons she learned on applying ICT4D in the context of Africa and beyond.
Earlier this week, Georgetown University announced the launch of its brand new Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation. We can’t wait the see the impact on the world coming from institutions such as the Beeck Center and are very excited for this welcome addition to the social innovation community!
At TechChange, we are always excited to support the work of young social entrepreneurs across the world from Pakistan, Tunisia, to Kosovo. TechChange is proud to welcome three participants representing the winning teams of the latest round of Social Innovation Camp Kosovo to participate in our Social Intrapreneurship online course we’re offering in partnership with Ashoka Changemakers this February 24 – March 21, 2014.
Tech entrepreneurs of the world unite! TechChange was proud to present on a short panel for The Tunisia Community College Scholarship Program (TCCSP) and the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program to support Tunisian students pursuing technical professions.
What does it mean in a country transitioning from a long and bloody civil conflict if almost every citizen owns a mobile phone? Can the ubiquity of mobile communication play a role in breaking-down perception barriers and promoting reconciliation between communities?