Local STEMspresso – Promoting Women in STEM to Youth from Youth

Local STEMspresso – Promoting Women in STEM to Youth from Youth

Local STEMspresso – Promoting Women in STEM to Youth from Youth

The project will work with 36 young people in the cities of  Shkoder, Durres, Pogradec.

To raise awareness on STEM, the project will organize  3 STEMtalks, one in each city, where members of the Network of Albanian Women in STEM speak about the importance of STEM education, the opportunities in their respective fields for career and research, and the benefits that women participation in STEM offers. The STEMtalks will be open to participating youth, as well as to other community members.

The project will organize 3 bootcamps on Creative and Multimedia Comptetences, where the participating young people, organized in teams of 4 (3 teams per city, 9 teams in total) will be trained on creative and multimedia competences by two selected experts. The experts will provide online support to the teams, and during the bootcamp in person support, to develop multimedia content, in the forms of podcasts and videos, on Albanian women in STEM.

The content created by the participating young people, 6 video profile and 3 podcasts on Albanian women in STEM will be disseminated as part of a social media campaign.

This project is implemented by SCiDEV, with UNDP support in close partnership with Ministry of Health and Social Protection, as part of the UN Joint Programme “Ending Violence against Women in Albania”, funded by the Government of Sweden.