African Diaspora
Investment Symposium
January 29 - 30, 2016
2016 African Diaspora Investment Symposium

African Diaspora

Investment Symposium

January 29 - 30, 2016

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African Diaspora Innovation Award

The Award was established in May of 2015 as a result of the generous support we received from Global Difference, one of our major supporters. The $2500 Award will benefit Africans and friends of Africa innovators who have come up with practical solutions to some of the continents pressing social and economic development challenges. The First African Diaspora Innovation Award was given to S.T.E.M. in a Box, a Nigerian TechWomen Leaders project.

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About S.T.E.M. in a Box

S.T.E.M. is a portable box customized to complement the delivery of science lessons in middle schools in Nigeria, and includes a solar kit, electricity tools, a mini skeleton, and magnets. It is targeted at schools in rural areas to increase the enrollment numbers of high school students in science. They will partner with nonprofit organizations, government entities, and schools to get the box to as many students as possible.