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Going Global: TechGirls at iD Tech Camps held at Towson

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Last summer, we had the privilege of hosting students from TechGirls, an exchange program that empowers girls in the Arab regions to pursue higher education and careers in STEM.  The girls attended iD Tech Camps held at Towson University, engaging in subjects like programming, app development, video game design, web design, and more.

TechGirls was launched by the US State Department in 2011 under Hillary Clinton, and currently serves girls ages 15–17 from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia, and Yemen. According to a TechGirls representative, the program is designed to foster leadership skills and collaboration among like-minded peers. Program applicants must demonstrate “an aptitude and strong interest” in tech.

This year, TechGirls will return to American University in Washington D.C. for the academic portion of the program. Participants will also have the opportunity to shadow industry professionals and gain valuable insight into exciting future careers.

Working with these students was a remarkable and memorable experience, and we wish them the best as they continue to pursue their passions! Read the full article from wamda.com here, and watch the video below to view footage of TechGirls at iD Tech Camps:

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iD Tech is the #1 tech camp on the planet, with 150+ locations nationwide. Kids and teens learn to code, design video games, produce videos, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, build laptops, learn about cybersecurity, and more!

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