Impact Stories

Asmaa – A Transformative Leader

April 30, 2019

TechGirls 2017: “My name is Asmaa Hadir and I am from Beni Mellal, Morocco where I graduated from Jill Al Mostakbl high school with excellent distinction in 2018. I am a computer science sophomore at the American University of Beirut (AUB) after being selected among four Moroccan students to receive the The U.S.-Middle…

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Kaoutar starts MoroCode

March 13, 2019

TechGirls 2018: Kaoutar is 16 years old and lives in Fes Morocco.  Kaoutar’s dream job is working on artificial intelligence technologies that have benefits to people with disabilities.  She does  a great deal of community service including leading computer science classes for children in hospitals and children’s’ homes.  During her…

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Rund – sharing her passion

February 12, 2019

TechGirls 2017: Rund from Jordan has been offering computer science courses to young people since she returned home in the Fall of 2017.   She gained partners through a local business park and in January gave a 16 hour- coding course (Play and Code) for kids ages 8-16. She collaborated with…

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Hela – making a difference

February 12, 2019

TechGirls 2017:  Hela of Sfax Tunisia is a co founder at Fablab Tunisia, an open laboratory that works as a platform for engineers, designers, developers , students and general public. In order to transform creative ideas into tangible prototypes, FabLab offers facilities so that users can utilize the practices and technologies…

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Safaa – helping others achieve their dreams

February 12, 2019

TechGirls 2013: Safaa is from  Tétouan Province, Morocco. She is 21 years old and working on her Masters Degree in Applied Analysis and Statistics Engineering. Safaa has been a key-founding member of Espace Citoyenneté pours le Développement Humain (ECDH).  ECDH was founded by a group of very passionate students and…

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Nouran loves improving systems

January 13, 2019

TechGirls 2018:  Nouran is 16 years old and attends a STEM school in Egypt.  She dedicates her time to service.  Nouran particularly enjoys AppInventor for addressing issues and created an app with a friend demonstrating water saving ideas.  She dreams of combining nanotechnology with medicine.  After returning to Egypt in…

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Christina – helping others build confidence

January 13, 2019

TechGirls 2018:  Christina is 16 years and from Lebanon.  Christina loves to expand her global perspective and has taken many opportunities to improve her leadership skills especially in public speaking.  While in the USA in the summer of 2018, she collaborated with two of her TechGirls friends from Jordan and…

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Renan’s Tech Access Program

November 28, 2018

TechGirl 2018: Renan  is 16 years old and lives in Gaza. After watching a Youtube video by Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg on the importance of coding, Renan resolved to learn more.  Since her summer 2018 TechGirls experience, she has been involved in multiple coding programs, including the Patel Group Foundation’s…

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Xuan on cross-cultural communication

November 28, 2018

TechGirls 2018 US Youth Ambassador, Xuan shares her cross-cultural tips All the TechGirls know English as well as their native language of Arabic. I started the program with no knowledge of Arabic and it was easy for the girls to speak in their native tongue without them realizing it. I…

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Aneekah – a US Youth Ambassador Reflects

November 28, 2018

TechGirls 2018 US Youth Ambassador Aneekah wrote the following posts. Enjoy! Five Simple Ways to Stay Healthy During TechGirls  Whether you have a sport that you are training for or you simply want to stay fit, here are some wonderful ways to stay healthy! Morning Runs – Waking up at…

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Asmaa – A Transformative Leader

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Rund – sharing her passion

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Hela – making a difference

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