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Women, Girls Excel at Science, Tech, Engineering, Math

When Rebecca Azanaw, 17, got the news that she would have a meeting with the UN Secretary-General, not even looming semester exams could keep her from the opportunity, offered in connection with the International Day for Women and Girls in Science, February 11.

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Jordan Cycles Into Business Adventures

Jordan Cycles Into Business Adventures

Malia Asfour, Jordan Tourism Board director for North America, has inspired travel professionals from across the United States to help rural communities in Jordan by donating used bicycles, building bike shops and supporting tour guide training.

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Africa Investment Forum Debuts at GITEX

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The African Development Bank has launched an Africa Investment Forum as a meeting place for social impact investors. The Forum will showcase bankable projects, attract financing, and provide platforms for investing across multiple countries.

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Events: Women in Technology

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Though the number of companies and advancements in technology and clean technologies are increasing rapidly, the same can not be said for the number of women in technology fields.

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U.S. Teaches Its Power Grid Interoperability

U.S. Teaches Its Power Grid Interoperability

The Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) has been chosen to participate in four projects that will build a modern, responsive electricity grid across the United States capable of supporting a two-way flow of both electricity and information.

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WEF16: Promises and Perils of the Hi-Tech Revolution

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At the World Economic Forum in Davos last week, 2,500 business, government and civil society leaders from over 100 countries visualized a future rich with technological advances as they addressed the forum’s theme, “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution.”

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