Title: Empowering Girls through STEM Learning in Pakistan
Donor Agency: US Embassy in Pakistan
Themes & Interventions: Education, Women, Gender Discrimination
Min. Budget: US $ 100,000
Max. Budget: US $ 125,000
Based on funding availability, this project will train 100 Pakistani young women between 14-16 years old in the latest Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills through hands-on workshops at the Lincoln Corners in five cities of Pakistan within a period of one year. These skills will equip and inspire the participants to make career choices in STEM and environmental fields.
Project Goal: Through an innovative, one-year skill-building program at Pakistan’s Lincoln Corners, at least 50 young women will opt for STEM and environmental fields as their academic and career choice.
Project Audience(s): The audience is high school-aged young women in 9th and 10th grade, 14- 16 years old, (before they make their selection of what they would like to study) from lower-middle income households who are studying in public sector schools in the Islamabad, Peshawar, Lahore, and Karachi areas. The mode of content delivery will be both in Urdu and English languages.
The following not-for-profit organizations are eligible to apply:
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