Meet some of the girls who attended the WiSci STEAM Camp
One hundred twenty girls were selected to participate in the Women in Science (WiSci) STEAM Camp from July 25-August 15, 2015, at the Gashora Girls Academy in Rwanda. The 120 high school girls from across Africa and the United States had the unique opportunity to learn valuable skills in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Design and Math (STEAM) fields, while enjoying a rich cross-cultural experience.
This first-of-its-kind program was organized by the U.S. Department of State, Microsoft 4Afrika, Intel, AOL Charitable Foundation, Girl Up, and the Rwanda Girls Initiative, with support from the Meridian International Center and the Rwandan Ministry of Education.
The STEAM Camp is also part of Let Girls Learn, an initiative promoted by First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama, to ensure adolescent girls have access to education to build stronger communities and brighter futures.
You can read more about the program here. Check out original videos interviewing several of the campers.