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STEMGuyana Donates Robot Kits To Deaf Association On Behalf Of Diaspora Sponsors

Georgetown, Guyana – Saturday, February 24, 2018:  This morning STEMGuyana representatives donated two Lego Mindstorm EV3 robot kits to 2 STEMClubs organized by The Deaf Association Of Guyana, Inc. Master Trainers, Farnaz Baksh, Stephanie Simon, Aisha Peters, Dominic Budhan, Shawn Singh and Arrianna Mahase joined Local Director, Mr Colin Sawh and other club members, to hand over the two robots.…

STEMGuyana Works With The Ministry Of Public Telecommunications To Train STEM Club Coaches

Georgetown, Guyana: — STEMGuyana in association with the Ministry Of Public Telecommunications launched a series of certification sessions for technology buffs or school leaders who are interested in starting technology clubs in their communities.  The one-day training sessions are planned for Feb 1st, 2nd and 3rd and the organizations will host the training of up to 20 coaches per session.…

“All Guyanese Children Should Have The Opportunity To Be A Part Of The Big Beautiful Global Tech Movement…”, STEMGuyana Co-Founder

 by Karen Abrams, Co-Founder, STEMGuyana It’s Sunday morning and I’m reading about Zambia training 350 teachers in MIT Scratch Programming, and they did it in just one day.  I’m also reading that in Kerala India, 60,000 students were trained in a 2 day session in Scratch programming, they in turn will be expected to train 1,000,000 of their peers. In…

STEMGuyana Takes Robotics Program To St. John’s Orphanage

Plaisance, Guyana: January 20, 2018 – STEMGuyana Director, Mr Colin Sawh has organized a one month robotics training program for the children of St John’s Orphanage.  The program occurs each Saturday at 1pm and is in it’s third week of operation. First Lady Sandra Granger donated the robot kit to Sister Julie Matthews of the St John’s program and arranged…

STEMGuyana & UG Students Meet Nationally Recognized Robotics Scientist Dr. Ayanna Howard

Atlanta, GA: January 19, 2018 — After two days of being trapped indoors in an unusual snow storm, STEMGuyana and University of Guyana students Arrianna Mahase, Stephanie Simons, Farnaz Baksh and Aisha Peters met with nationally recognized Robotics Scientist Dr Ayanna Howard.  Dr Howard is the Chair of the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech University, where she manages…

STEMGuyana Hosts Students From Deaf Association Of Guyana, Teaches Scratch Programming & Robot Building

Georgetown, Guyana: January 3, 2018 — STEMGuyana Director, Mr Colin Sawh and Trainers coordinated the visit of students from the Guyana Deaf Association to the STEMGuyana Clubhouse at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.  Managing Director of the association, Ms Sabine McIntosh attended the session and was also responsible for making the visit possible. Multiple STEMGuyana Trainers including Dominic Budhan and…

Budget 2018 Promises ICT Investment That Will Be Critical To A Future Of Innovation In Guyana

Reprint Stabroek News 11/30/2017 In most developing economies, fostering innovation depends on developing a culture of creativity, curiosity, grit and problem solving among citizens, but it also depends heavily on the presence of solid ICT infrastructure upon which enterprising entrepreneurs and innovators can then build to provide cost effective, competitive goods, services and solutions to the local, regional global marketplace.…