Supporting Girls in STEM sector in Moldova
65 girls from 18 regions in Moldova participated in GirlsGoIT 5th summer STEM camp edition, which took place in Chisinau, from 19th to 28th of July 2019.
GirlsGoIT organised series of workshops with-in the 10 days programme. The first workshop was Essential Skills (soft skills) on teamwork, communication, self-improvement and time-management for tech-jobs. It was organised in the first days of the camp involving 10 high-school teachers and a social training organisation.
The second workshop was about Tech Skills (hard skills), 44 participants learnt software development and improved a note-keeping web application called “Notes”.
21 participants learnt 3D Printing and Electronics with Arduino and built the following projects.
- 3D photo frame with LEDs connected and controlled by the mobile application;
- Light box: A decorative device that has a transparent surface, produces light and has printed letters;
- 3D Lamp;
- Map of Moldova with LED
The third workshop is a day event on Start Your Career in Tech, hosted by Ellation, MoldData, Mixbook and the E-Governance Centre. 65 participants visited these companies and learnt about their culture or work, met their team and discussed about software projects.
As a result of the summer STEM camp program, 13 girls were selected on 1-month internship by Ellation, MoldData, E Governance Agency and Atomate to continue their tech education and get hands on corporate tech project.
GirlsGoIT summer STEM camp 2019 is implemented by TEKEDU and funded by the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Moldova under the Lithuanian Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme.
Watch highlight video from national TV station