Course closing “Women in Engineering”

The “Women in Engineering” course organized by the University of Valle de Guatemala with support from the USA, included the participation of young women between 15 and 17 years of age form educational institutions from Xela, Sololá, Quiché, Coban and municipalities near Guatemala City.

The course was taught by Medeline Hickman and Maha Haji from MIT and Mayarí Pérez from UVG, all women who have transcended in academia and entrepreneurship in the area of Technology, to encourage the participation of women in careers focused on this field. The “Women in Engineering” initiative seeks to promote gender equity and prosperity in Guatemala with the creation of spaces for the inclusion of women in mechanical, mechatronic, and electronic engineering.

Recientemente se llevó a cabo el curso #MujeresEnIngeniería organizado por Universidad del Valle de Guatemala con apoyo…

Posted by US Embassy Guatemala on Saturday, July 20, 2019