Empowering women and girls in Africa through STEAM

The U.S. Embassy in collaboration with UNESCO and the Institute of International Education (IIE) will launch the inaugural TeachHer Master Class from August 29 to September 2, 2016 at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Addis Ababa.

TeachHer is a new public-private partnership (PPP) spearheaded by the United States Government,UNESCO, the Institute of International Education (IIE), Microsoft, Fitbit, and other NGO and private sector partners.  It aims to empower young women to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering, Art/Design, and Math (STEAM) careers, and transform the career trajectories of young women around the world.

High ranking officials from U.S Embassy, UNESCO, and IIE will address participating teachers, school administrators, and education ministry officials from six African countries including Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, and South Africa will participate in this event.