Promoting the Expansion of the Technovation Challenge in Spain and Andorra

The consulate general organized a series of events to promote Technovation Challenge, the world’s largest technology entrepreneurship competition for girls, in Spain a Andorra. U.S. speaker Katie Morton from nonprofit Iridescent led a round-table discussion with educators, academics, U.S. tech companies and tech stakeholders from Barcelona to promote the expansion of this American initiative that ...
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The Consulate General Collaborates with the Etopia Technology and Art Center of Zaragoza

American visual artist and biologist Brandon Ballengée showcased part of his research in the Ebro river ecosystem in the exhibit ‘Postnaturaleza’ at Etopia Technology and Art Center. During his stay in Zaragoza, he took groups of students and families to the river to collect material and take pictures in order to create awareness on the ...
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#GirlsTech Summer Camp at the American Space Barcelona focuses on digital fabrication

During the first two weeks of July, 20 girls from Barcelona learned the basics of robotics and coding. This hands-on workshop introduced them to the world of Digital Fabrication. The #Girlstech Summer camp was co-organized by the consulate general in collaboration with the American Space Barcelona and the Pompeu Fabra University’s Department of Information and ...
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The consulate general arranges a one-week training workshop for Science teachers from Barcelona

Janet McNeil, K-8 Science Coordinator at Brookline Public Schools in Massachusetts, offered a one-week training  on “Weaving Science and Literacy” for 25 teachers who teach science in English, at the American Space Barcelona. She also delivered a talk on the latest innovations in science teaching and curricula in the U.S. at the Catalan Foundation for ...
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#GirlsTech STEM Training Program Arrives in Barcelona and Girona

The U.S. consulate general in Barcelona will offer 40 scholarships to girls between 9 and 12 years old to participate in two summer camps devoted to digital fabrication and augmented reality. #GirlsTech arrives in Barcelona and Girona this summer after a great success in Madrid, Valencia and Santander. This is the U.S. Mission in Spain’s ...
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The Consulate General collaborates with the International STEAMConf 2017

The US Consulate General has collaborated with the International STEMConf Barcelona 2017 which took place April 20-22. This third edition had two prominent American speakers: Sylvia Martinez, Principal Advisor to Stanford University’s FabLearn Fellows and co-author of “Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom” and Eric Rosenbaum, co-inventor of Makey Makey and a ...
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Explaining the Success of U.S. MakerSpaces

CJ Lynce, Manager of the TechCentral department at Cleveland Public Library, was invited by the U.S. Embassy to lead a series of presentations and speaking events in Barcelona, Madrid and Cuenca on how makerspaces are transforming local communities in the U.S. and supporting skills development and entrepreneurship across the country. The embassy and the consulate general ...
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Consulate General Barcelona celebrated International Women’s Day by hosting an outreach event promoting science education for girls

The consulate general arranged the screening of the documentary Codegirl at the American Space before an audience of 150 high school students from Barcelona’s metropolitan area. Vice consul Hsiao-Ching Chang introduced the event while encouraged girls to pursue careers related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The documentary detailed the worldwide girls’ coding competition, ...
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