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

"She doesn't write songs, she captures them." South African singer and producer Msaki will be in concert at the ACCES 2021 conference.
© Music In Africa

Culture | 8. October 2021

ACCES Conference in South Africa at the end of November

From November 25 to 27, 2021, the ACCES Conference will take place in Johannesburg. It is one of the most important events for the pan-African music industry with over 80 artists and 50 speakers.

Press release

Our Board of Directors from 1 October: Dr. Nina Smidt and Klaus Grünfelder.
© Siemens Stiftung, Photographer: Konrad Fersterer

General | 1. October 2021

Siemens Stiftung’s new management team

From 1 October, Dr. Nina Smidt assumes full Managing Director duties at Siemens Stiftung. Klaus Grünfelder takes on a full-time position as CFO from the same date.

Press release

General | 1. October 2021

Thank you for nine years at Siemens Stiftung, Rolf Huber!

Rolf Huber stepped down as Managing Director at Siemens Stiftung on 30 September 2021. A tribute from our team and network partners.

To the tribute

Education | 27. September 2021

The Global Education Coalition (GEC) of UNESCO presents

Online lessons and distance learning in the pandemic: example of successful implementation is our STEM Education for Innovation initiative in Latin America.


Together, we can achieve innovative STEM education – for now, during the pandemic, and for sustainable education in the future
©, Photographer: FG Trade

Education | 16. September 2021

STEM Education for Innovation – A series of interviews

COVID-19 has turned teaching and learning upside down. Five educators share what the pandemic has changed for them – and offer perspectives on how digital education can succeed.


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