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Team from organization co-founded by doctoral student win international competition

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Mathematics Education doctoral student, Denish Akuom, is the Founder of STEM Center Africa, a non-profit organization that aims to promote STEM education in Africa and beyond. We’re thrilled to share the news that a team of girls from the school participated in the ‘All Girls Launch Prize’ organized by ISSET, the International Space School Educational Training, with their project, “Zero Gravity Project: Using Arduino UNO to Design a Dust-Repellent Surface.” 220 teams from around the world participated and the team from STEM Center Africa won!! The announcement was made in a ceremony with NASA’s Sarah Murray & Astronaut Barbara Morgan.

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