Girls’ Education

May 26, 2017
Science Cartoons in Bangladesh: A new way to engage girls in STEM

The podcast ‘Cartooning for Girls in STEM in Bangladesh’, is part of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative’s #STEMtheGap series, promoting and profiling women and girls in STEM globally.   Nasreen Sultana Mitu, is a professional Science Cartoonist. Committed to engaging more girls in …View More  > 

May 24, 2017
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Tech start-up entrepreneur aims to track women’s health in Uganda

Submitted by Margaret Nanyombi, founder & CEO at HerHealth/BVKit Uganda, a company that focuses on innovation on health tools for women. This blog is part of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative’s #STEMtheGap series,  focussing on women and girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  …View More  > 

May 1, 2017
Changing the face of STEM from Latin America to NASA – featuring Sandra Cauffman

This podcast interview with  Sandra Cauffman – Deputy Director of Earth Sciences at NASA,  is part of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative’s #STEMtheGap series, promoting and profiling women and girls in STEM globally.   Sandra Cauffman holds a 29 year career with NASA …View More  > 

May 17, 2017
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‘STEM Connect’ program brings together students from across the globe

Submitted by Hanya Qureshi, co-developer of the UN Ivy STEM Connect Program. This blog is part of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative’s #STEMtheGap series,  focussing on women and girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.    After months of research and planning, …View More  > 

May 15, 2017
Techno Girls: Creating STEM Pathways for Girls in South Africa

The ‘Techno Girls’ podcast is part of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative’s #STEMtheGap series, promoting and profiling women and girls in STEM globally.     In UNGEI’s latest podcast, Dr Wycliffe Otieno – Chief of Education for UNICEF South Africa, sits down with us …View More  > 

May 12, 2017
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Coding for Change: Mentoring Afghanistan’s tech girls

Submitted by Nahid Ahmadi, Mentor at Code to Inspire  – an organisation which uses technology education and outreach to provide Afghan women with leverage in their fight for social, political, and economic equality. This blog is part of the UN Girls’ …View More  > 

May 10, 2017
Bridging the gap between Indigenous girls and STEM education in Australia

This blog is part of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative’s #STEMtheGap series,  focussing on women and girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.    Marking the launch of UNGEI’s series on women and girls in STEM, we connected with Karlie …View More  > 

May 10, 2017
#STEMtheGap : Dismantling gender bias to advance women and girls in STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education builds 21st century competencies including critical thinking, innovation, problem solving, and collaboration. It is vital for preparing youth with the skills and know-how to participate in the future labor market, and to address …View More  > 

May 4, 2017
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How girls’ education intersects with violent extremism

By Amanda Braga – Project Coordinator and Research Assistant – Center for Universal Education and, Christina Kwauk Postdoctoral Fellow – Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education. This blog was originally published 13/4/2017 on the Brookings education blog.   …View More  > 

March 7, 2017
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Planning for gender equality in the classroom

Submitted by Nora Fyles Head of Secretariat at the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative, and  Karen Mundy, Chief Technical Officer for the Global Partnership for Education.    GPE and UNGEI introduce a tool that brings a gender lens to education …View More  > 

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