STEM

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A Zimbabwean farmer gets ahead with STEM mentoring

Meet a TechWomen alumna who sees the connection between small farms and the wider community needs of food and economic sufficiency.
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Young innovators aim to boost global development

Meet some of the young scientists whose innovations may help USAID tackle development challenges around the world.
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Empowering girls in Southeast Asia through STEM

In July, 70 female secondary school students from Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines attended a State Department STEM camp.
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U.S. medal winner transforms study of higher mathematics

June Huh became the first person of Korean descent to win the Fields Medal, mathematics' top award, this year. Learn more.
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How U.S. students gain financial literacy

Financial education is now being taught in many U.S. secondary schools, and nonprofit groups are pushing to make it happen nationwide.
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Preparing Brazil’s next generation of women leaders

Power4Girls, a U.S. State Department program in Brazil, helps train hundreds of girls in leadership and business skills. Learn more.
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American teachers educate and inspire

During Teacher Appreciation Week, we celebrate American teachers who are making an impact around the world.
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Students at U.S. universities fight to protect the planet

Want to help combat the climate crisis? By studying in the United States, students get hands-on engineering experience at universities.
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Apps for a better world, from the U.S. State Department

Through programs and mobile applications, the U.S. Department of State offers new ways to celebrate diversity and protect cultural heritage.