Mombasa Girls in STEM Fair 2018

Now in it’s second year running, the Mombasa girls in STEM fair provides a platform for high school students to exhibit their STEM based solutions to community problems in Mombasa modeled around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Mombasa girls in STEM fair 2018, will be held on  Saturday 22-09-2018 at the Swahili Cultural Center , Mombasa. This year 199 students from 13 private and public high school in Mombasa will be exhibiting 37 projects that address community problems in Mombasa.

 

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Recap of the 2016 Mombasa girls in STEM 2016 Finalists:

  1. Best Science/GIS project awarded to the ‘Pioneers’ from Hassan Joho who mapped dumpsite locations & used the data to sensitize on well being.
  2. Best Robotics project was awarded to Mt Sinai who engineered a temperature sensor for domestic use.
  3. Best Software Project was awarded to Team Hybrid from Memon School who developed an app on First Aid basics.
  4. Mt Sinai – best overall school for the outstanding effort, energy and commitment the teams and school admin gave to the program.
  5. Zainab Arafat from Sheikh Khalifa won the best overall student for her potential and dedication.

Thanks to the judges Zani, Director ,Dr. Suhaila Head of BioChem at Pwani University Ken, Cultural Affairs Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar , U.S. Cultural Attache TMurrietta, Mr Mahmood Noor and everyone who made the fair a success

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180 students participate in STEM fair to address community issues in Mombasa