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Business News of Wednesday, 15 September 2021


Tech groups to train girls in STEM education

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The Brainiacs STEM and Robotics in collaboration with Gearhub and the Association of Professional Women Engineers have set up modules to train girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

A statement on Tuesday in Lagos said this was disclosed during the ‘Girls in STEM Education’ boot camp in Kano and attended by technology stakeholders, parents and students.

The statement explained that the boot camp was aimed at introducing the young girls to different modules of STEM education to spark their interest and secure their future in the technological world.

The founder of Brainiacs STEM and Robotics, Musa Mohammed, said, “We will continue to champion STEM education for the girl-child through our innovative projects in STEM education from coding, robotics, game design, animation to virtual reality and more in Nigeria and beyond.”

The founder of Gearhub, Najeeb Hassan, said, “These modules highlight the importance of STEM education, teamwork, and inclusion of the girl child in STEM learning.

Gearhub with Brainiacs STEM and Robotics look forward to working with the parents of the girls.” Nigerian women in aviation promote STEM education among girlsOkebukola seeks enrolment of blind students in STEM subjects The Chairman, APWEN, Kano chapter, Dr Binta Usman, commended the organisations for the training.