Robotech Workshop 2018: Nurturing programming, electronics and problem solving in technical schools

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Tech Era organized its first Robotech Workshop early this year from 11th January to 13th January 2018 as its first project for the year.  This year, with the aim of extending our robotics and electronics module to technical tertiary institutions, we organized a 3-day workshop to expose students [from schools with Tech-Era’s robotics and electronics clubs] […]

Tech Era’s First Technology Capacity Building Program for Blind and Sighted Teachers

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Every year, juniors at Ashesi spend a week out of school reaching out to local and mostly underserved communities through high-impact projects. The week-long exercise, themed service-learning, is part of Leadership as Service, a course that requires students to do a minimum of forty hours of community engagement. One of such projects was the Tech […]

AIX 2017

Tech-Era – AIX 2017 Professional Development Bootcamp Report

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On the 7th of August 2017, Tech Era started a boot camp for the participants of the annual Ashesi Innovation Experience (AIX). AIX is an annual high school enrichment program that takes high school students from all over the world through Robotics, Entrepreneurship and (now) Engineering programs. Find more on AIX here. The boot camp […]

Tech Era Works with Melton Fellows to Solve 3:1 Student-Computer ratio in Rural Schools in Ghana

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Tech-Era participated in the 2017 Melton Foundation Global Citizenship Conference in Ghana under the theme “What is the role of a global citizen in a world that is in flux?” Ashesi University College hosted this year’s Global Citizenship Conference and Tech-Era was privileged to partake in its two-day design thinking session. These sessions were aimed […]

Changing Narratives: Joyce Boatemaa Osei-Tutu, Head of Finance Graduates with Summa Cum Laude

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Some students refrain from immersing themselves in their communities because they fear of not being able to keep up with academic performance. Joyce Boatemaa Osei-Tutu, a dedicated member of Tech Era who head the finance team, has changed the narrative and has proven that it is possible to remain committed to serving your community while […]

Gender misrepresentation: A Luxury we cannot afford in STEM

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“We need all hands on deck, and that means clearing hurdles for women and girls as they navigate careers in science, technology, engineering and math” -Michelle Obama Tech Era is dedicated to the principle that women are indispensable in facilitating technological advancements just as much as facts are indispensable in science or engineering in the […]

I am the Solution to Africa’s Challenges and I will become greater than Dr. Sarfo Kantanka. Meet George, an 18 Year old who looks forward to change the narrative of Africa with his inventions

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George Sarfo Addo is a Tech Era beneficiary who believes he has the solution to Africa’s challenges with his Inventions and will become even greater than Dr. Sarfo Kantanka. One will say it is a coincidence he is also called Sarfo. George believes he is inspired to do more by the name he has. George […]