Together for sustainable development

There are many people around the world with the courage to try something new and turn ideas for a better future into reality. At Siemens Stiftung, we want to help them – as an impact-oriented international partner.

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Together with partners, we create and implement local and international projects that support people in Africa, Latin America, and Europe.


In virtual workshops, STEM teachers from Peru and Mexico are introduced to the innovative teaching and learning method of Design Thinking.
© Siemens Stiftung, Photographer: Cristobal Saaveda

Education | 03. Feb 2021

Continuation of the project Design Thinking in STEM in Mexico and Peru

We start the workshops with our partners INNOVEC and Instituto Apoyo on February 4, 2021 with a virtual seminar in Spanish.


The STEM Education for Innovation initiative addresses the challenges of our time: from COVID-19 to climate change.
© Siemens Stiftung

Education | 14. Jan 2021

Strong in times of crisis: Initiative for STEM education in Latin America

Together with our regional and local partners, we create free digital and analogue education materials on science topics.

Press release

Education | 25. November 2021

A cross-national agenda for Latin America’s STEM education

At the first network meeting of Red STEM Latinoamérica in Bogotá, members defined joint standards to advance educational goals across borders.


General | 18. November 2021

Courage & Innovation – Podcast on design thinking

Liza Chong is CEO at the Danish nonprofit organization The Index Project and has been working with design thinking in the startup and education sectors for years.

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© David Ausserhofer

General | 15. November 2021

Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen: Dr. Nina Smidt elected to the advisory board

At the general meeting of the Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen on November 11,
Dr. Nina Smidt was elected to the advisory board, which now has 17 members.

Press release (German)

The former central post office building, dating from 1897, is to become a space for encounters, while a participatory installation will share people’s experiences of the pandemic through letters.
© Javier Vera Cubas

Culture | 12. November 2021

Lima’s public spaces reclaimed by art

CHANGING PLACES/ESPACIOS REVELADOS, a five-month series of artistic interventions in public spaces, will launch in Lima on November 12, 2021.

Press release

Education | 12. November 2021

New education portal for Latin America

CREA, our new media portal for Spanish-language STEM lessons, launches 1,300 materials under open license.


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