Emerging leaders entered week four of TechWomen with new skills and enhanced networks, ready to apply their learnings towards fulfilling their mentorship goals and finalizing their action plan projects.
FOCUS ZW (Feed Our Children Using STEM Zimbabwe), that seeks to enable children in Zimbabwean orphanages to grow nutritious food by learning to create and maintain their own aquaponics system. Team Tajikistan
At the end of the session, Impact Coaches from all country teams shared their advice for Emerging Leaders as they prepared to take the virtual stage: “
- Courage: embrace the uncomfortable, take risk, encourage others
- Connection: understand yourself and leverage the rich diversity of others
Week four also featured Volunteer Day, a day where Emerging Leaders gave back to the community through volunteering at Bay Area initiatives that serve the local community. Whether it was through helping seniors at the Community Technology Network, assembling STEM kits with Resource Area For Teaching, packing donation boxes at Community Impact Lab or planting in a community garden, Emerging Leaders had an opportunity to better learn about community needs in the Bay Area and the organizations that are dedicated to creating solutions.
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