PAGEANT: to increase the chances and provide choices for vulnerable African young girls and women to actively participate and contribute to their personal and societal growth by motivating their engagement in and applying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at their levels. This we do by setting up STEM-specific initiatives in schools and among vulnerable groups in Uganda targeting marginalized youth communities to enable them to achieve their full potential.
The future of the global economy is in STEM,” says James Brown, the executive director of the STEM Education Coalition in Washington, D.C. “That’s where the jobs of tomorrow will be.”
- Employment in occupations related to STEM- technology is projected to grow by> 9 million between 2012 and 2022.
- African and especially girls CAN NOT be left out