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Matthews Ridge Teacher Organizes Robotics Program For Local Youth

Matthews Ridge residents should be proud of Deputy Head Mistress of Matthews Ridge primary school, Mrs Nandia Spencer, who, out of sheer determination, organized and launched a two day robotics seminar targeted to adult club leaders and hundreds of community children.  Ms Spencer exhibited fierce community pride and determination when she partnered with STEMGuyana to ensure that children of her…

STEMGuyana & Partners Work With Matthews Ridge Primary School To Launch Robotics Club

A team of trainers from STEMGuyana Trainers were invited to Matthews Ridge in region one to train multiple club leaders and students in Scratch coding, robot building and programming, managing a STEM club and joining the national robotics league. The event was held at the ICT hub in Matthews Ridge which was made possible by the Ministry of Public Telecommunications. …

Department Of Youth Represents Robotics At 2019 Essequibo Agro and Trade Expo

Department of Youth representative Ms Safia Rafee presented an exciting robotics booth at the Essequibo Agro and Trade Expo, 2019 which was held at the Anna Regina Community Centre Ground.  Participants representing local agricultural and processing companies, community members and police department representatives expressed their delight at the Department of Youth sponsored booth. Ms Rafee, stated that her goal was to,…

Racquel Todd-Inniss Is Determined To Bring STEM Opportunity To Cane Grove Youth

STEMGuyana recently launched a new “Show and Tell” series which aims to highlight the work of STEM club leaders across Guyana.  Many of these club leaders are volunteers who simply want the best for the youth in their communities. Some are church or community leaders, teachers, parents, or representatives from STEMGuyana’s partnership programs with the Department of Youth, the Ministry…

Guyana to host first ever National Robotics Competition

Guyana will be hosting its first ever National Robotics Competition this year. The competition which will attract at least 60 teams from all 10 administrative regions isn’t aimed at youths being perfect at robot building. It’s a challenge to be optimistic, to learn, to strengthen skills, to think critically and to solve conflicts, said STEM Guyana Co-Founder Karen Abrams. Lethem…

Team Guyana Members Participate In Hack Solve Event

By Arrianna Mahase Georgetown, Guyana – Members of TGR2018 (travelling and home) participated in Hack-Solve 2019. The event saw more than 30 technical and non-technical persons such as Developers, Marketers, Designers and even individuals with amazing ideas come together to solve a chosen problem faced by most if not all individuals in Guyana. The problem this year was to fix…

STEMGuyana continues region 6 STEM club expansion, sponsored by partners Exxon Mobil and Department of Youth

Skeldon, Guyana – March 25, 2019 — Representatives from the Upper Corentyne Technical institute, University of Guyana, Taghore Memorial Secondary School and local NGO FACT 2 accounted for the twenty club coaches currently being trained by STEMGuyana to create and lead STEM clubs in region 6. Participants in the March 25th and 26th two day training program were trained to…

41 graduates from ICT Training can become entrepreneurs – First Lady says at closing ceremony

Georgetown, Guyana – (February 23, 2019)First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, yesterday, commended 41 young people from Linden, Upper Demerara-Berbice (Region 10),  for completing  an Information and Communication Technology workshop, noting that they have not only equipped themselves with a marketable skill, but one in which they can use to create their own employment. The First Lady made these remarks at…

Youths With Disabilities Fully Integrated Into STEMGuyana’s Robotics Program

In 2017, 5 young people from the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School decided to form themselves into a robotics team called “The Dark Side” and enter a regional robotics competition sponsored by First Robotics.  Their participation was a courageous foray into a world, which has been heavily dependent on sight for participation. In Guyana, Ganesh Singh, Program Coordinator with the Guyana Council of Organizations For Persons With Disabilities and…