WomEng, a non- profit organisation developing the next generation of high-skilled female engineers, today announced it has received a grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Through the grant, WomEng will host the GirlEng Technovation Camp, which will be a 4-day active-learning workshop for 60 high potential mathematics and science high school girls from ages 16 to 18 years old. The Motorola Solutions Foundation awards grants each year to organizations, such as WomEng, which support and advance public safety programs and technology and engineering education initiatives.
“We are dedicated towards our global #1MillionGirlsInSTEM campaign and delighted to have the Motorola Solutions Foundation be part of this journey”- Naadiya Moosajee, WomEng Co-Founder.
This year, Motorola Solutions Foundation grants will support programs that help more than 3 million students, teachers, first responders and community members around the globe. There is a specific focus on providing grants to programs that impact underrepresented populations, including females, minorities, people with disabilities, veterans and others.
“The Motorola Solutions Foundation is honored to and privileged to support the work of WomEng,” said Matt Blakely, executive director of the Motorola Solutions Foundation. “We believe in organizations that are fostering innovation, building partnerships and driving change, and we’re proud to be part of the positive impact they’re making in communities.”